Constructions of complex trauma and implications for women’s wellbeing and safety from violence

Dr Michael Salter This one hour webinar presents the findings of a two year ANROWS-funded study examining current understandings and responses to complex trauma. The presentation examines the similarities and differences between women’s and professional’s understandings of complex trauma, and the state of service delivery across health, welfare and legal settings with a focus on [...]

By |2019-10-23T09:20:14+10:00October 22nd, 2019|Webinars|

Reproductive health impacts of domestic violence: a health care practitioner’s role in supporting women’s reproductive autonomy

Liz Price This one hour presentation on domestic violence and reproductive coercion provides an overview of the sexual assault and reproductive health impacts of domestic violence, specifically looking at: The patterns and prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and abortion in those effected by domestic violence Reproductive coercion as a perpetrator practice, and its role in [...]

By |2019-07-17T12:24:21+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Working with clients with intellectual, learning or cognitive disabilities

Leona Berrie This webinar summarises the intersections between disability and gendered violence. It highlights: Identification when disability may be an issue impacting on your work together; Common communication issues and some suggested strategies to minimise/ mitigate these issues; Supported decision making; Considerations for improving accessibility for your organisation and your practice (hint: it’s not just about ramps and lifts). [...]

By |2019-07-24T15:19:51+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Coercive Control, Invisible Victims?

Mark Walters In this one hour webinar, experienced domestic violence practitioner and QCDFVR Educator, Mark Walters, will discuss the concept of coercive control, a powerful and oppressive form of domestic violence for many in our communities. Mark’s presentation will cover: How framing their violence as an incident is a strategic intention of men who [...]

By |2019-07-17T12:08:22+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Intimate Partner Violence: Supporting Women from Different Cultures

Jatinder Kaur In this one hour webinar, 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 and refugee victims of intimate partner violence Cultural, linguistic [...]

By |2019-07-17T12:04:19+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Domestic Violence Strangulation

Betty Taylor In this one hour webinar, expert domestic violence practitioner and CEO of the Red Rose Foundation, Betty Taylor, discusses aspects of responding to non-lethal strangulation in domestic violence contexts such as: • Defining domestic violence strangulation • Occurrence within an intimate relationship • Health impacts • Crisis and post-crisis health imperatives • [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:58:37+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Sexual Assault – Myths and Misconceptions

Mark Wynn Mark is an experienced SWAT Team Lieutenant [Domestic Violence Division] who has lectured at universities and police academies throughout the world.  He draws upon his extensive experience in law enforcement and his knowledge of family violence; stalking; domestic violence and sexual violence.   He has also worked a consultant and an advisor to government [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:54:28+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

Cultural Considerations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families

Samantha Wild Samantha is a proud Wakka Wakka and South Sea Islander woman and draws from her own personal experiences to influence and inspire change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Samantha is Director of Awakening Cultural Ways, focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy and program development in relation to social [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:49:11+10:00July 17th, 2019|Webinars|

The Relationship between Gender and Coercive Control in the Context of Domestic and Family Violence

Dr Jamilla Rosdahl This presentation explores the relationship between gender and the expression of coercive control in the context of domestic and family violence in Australia. It highlights how gender dynamics contribute to patterns of abusive behaviour which shape men’s control over women in intimate relationships. View Slides

By |2018-06-03T10:16:33+10:00March 20th, 2018|Webinars|

When the internet becomes a weapon in DFV – looking into the relationship between sexting, revenge porn and stalking

Dr Marika Guggisberg Dr Guggisberg joined CQU in February 2017. She has an undergraduate degree (Honours) in Psychology and a Masters in Criminology. The internet is part of our daily lives and can be a great tool to assist victims of Domestic and Family Violence (DFV). For example, websites such as QCDFVR’s (www.noviolence.org.au) connect [...]

By |2018-06-03T10:17:04+10:00October 9th, 2017|Webinars|