DV-alert is fully funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services and is a key initiative under the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
This means 100% free for Frontline Workers
During the two-day practical workshop, you’ll learn how to:
- recognise the signs of domestic and family violence,
- respond to someone subjected to domestic and family violence, and
- what best practice methods should be used to refer people on to the most appropriate support service.
To be eligible to attend, participants must work or volunteer in the health, allied health, community, higher education, and childcare frontline capacity supporting the general community.
Download a copy of the General Workshop outline here.
Download the Pre-enrolment Course Information here before registering and the RTO Compliance Manual here.
On completion of any of the 2 Day DV Alert Workshops, you will obtain a Statement of Attainment – CHCDFV001 – Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence https://training.gov.au/TrainingComponentFiles/CHC/CHCDFV001_R1.pdf
DV Alert General Workshop
When: Thursday 22 & Friday 23 September 2022
9:00 am until 5:00 pm on both days – to gain the statement of attainment participants must be present for the entire workshop.
Where: Lifeline Canberra, Level 1, 71 Northbourne Ave Canberra City
Delivered virtually, learn the different signs and forms of abuse, and what to do if you know someone experiencing violence. Eligible for anyone 18 years and over and living in Australia.
Delivered both in person and virtually gain an understanding of the complexities of domestic and family violence. Learn how to recognise the signs, how to respond safely and how to refer when necessary. Eligible for anyone 18 years and over and living in Australia. Students are welcomed.
Delivered in person for front line workers and volunteers, learn how to recognise the signs of domestic violence, respond appropriately, and refer to support services. After completing this training, you’ll receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence. There are numerous 2-day streams, including:
- Working with Women with Disabilities
Delivered virtually 9am-3pm each day for frontline workers and volunteers, learn how to recognise the signs of domestic violence, respond appropriately, and refer to support services. After completing this training, you’ll receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence.
If you have accomplished a 2-day in person or 3-part virtual DV-alert workshop or DV-alert eLearning, you are eligible to apply for a 1-day specialist workshop, these include:
- Complex Forms of Violence
- Engaging with Interpreters
- Men who use Violence
Please visit www.dvalert.org.au to make your application choice.
Delivery of training is on behalf of Lifeline Australia RTO 88036
This training program is NOT intended to equip participants to undertake therapeutic or counselling work.