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FREE WEBINAR – Coercive Control: Invisible Victims?

REGISTER NOW to attend a professional webinar on Coercive Control: Invisible Victims? The presentation by experienced Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner, Mark Walters,  will cover: How framing their violence as an incident is a strategic intention of men who use violence and contrary to what women who experience their violence say. How other men can [...]

By |2019-04-08T09:26:23+10:00April 8th, 2019|News|

Intimate Partner Violence: Supporting Women from Different Culture

Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research recently hosted a one hour webinar to share professional knowledge about how to respond to women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, who are impacted by domestic and family violence. The webinar was presented by experience practitioner, Jatinder Kaur, and was attended by several hundred viewers.  Jatinder [...]

By |2019-04-04T13:12:07+10:00April 4th, 2019|News|

Correct Use of Statistics

Misused statistics are often the focal point for discussions about violence against women. However, much of the data gathered on the prevalence of violence against women, and women’s experiences of violence, can be complex and easily misrepresented or taken out of context. To provide guidance when using data and statistics  that refer to violence against [...]

By |2019-04-03T08:56:21+10:00April 3rd, 2019|News|

General Practices build responses to domestic and family violence.

In 2018, the Centre delivered domestic and family violence training to over 500 staff from over 60 General Practices, health clinics and Aboriginal Medical Services in the Brisbane South region.  The training was developed through a partnership with Brisbane South PHN as part of their Recognise, Respond, Refer initiative. During the training, General Practice staff [...]

By |2019-03-29T14:36:15+10:00March 29th, 2019|News|

Responding to Non-Lethal Strangulation in Domestic Violence

At the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, we strive to share the latest evidence-based research and resources with frontline professionals working across the domestic and family violence, sexual assault, health, policing, and justice sectors. We recently hosted a webinar with expert domestic violence practitioner and CEO of the Red Rose Foundation, Betty [...]

By |2019-03-22T11:17:33+10:00March 21st, 2019|News|

FREE WEBINAR – Intimate Partner Violence: Supporting Women from Different Cultures

REGISTER NOW to attend an enriching webinar on Intimate Partner Violence - Supporting Women from Different Cultures. Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Jatinder Kaur, will discuss aspects of intimate partner violence impacting women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including: Vulnerabilities and risk factors faced by migrant and refugee women Holistic bio-psycho-social assessments of migrant [...]

By |2019-03-04T15:19:34+10:00March 4th, 2019|News|

Thinking of study in 2019?

Term 1 commences on the 11th March, 2019… and yes, we know… that sounds like ages away but… it’s easy to get consumed in planning for Christmas, getting ready for school holidays, or perhaps you just feel too tired after work? Before you know it, the summer’s nearly over and February is on the horizon- [...]

By |2018-11-23T10:50:57+10:00November 23rd, 2018|News|

Let’s Not Forget

November is a time when we remember those who are no longer with us… whether it be through recognition of the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” or the Christian calendar, which calls November the “Month of Remembrance”.  Many readers too will have encountered the Mexican tradition of “Day of the [...]

By |2018-11-22T10:05:43+10:00November 22nd, 2018|News|

Domestic Violence Trainers Hit the Road

The past weeks have been all-consuming for the trainers and those who assist them at QCDFVR.  By the end of November, the Common Risk and Safety Framework (CRASF) Training will have been delivered in Brisbane, Logan, Moreton, Mackay, Cairns, and Mount Isa, with Ipswich and Cherbourg to follow in December.  As well, stakeholders in six [...]

By |2018-11-22T09:15:04+10:00November 22nd, 2018|News|