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Early Bird Registrations Closing Soon!

Register now to avoid disappointment - Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum Early bird registrations for the 2019 Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum are closing TODAY - Friday 12th April.  Secure your place now to ensure you receive a FREE Forum t-shirt. The Forum will feature speakers from research/ academia, practice and community.  Topics [...]

By |2019-04-12T08:48:03+10:00April 12th, 2019|News|

Draft Program Released: Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum

The Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research has today released the draft program for its upcoming Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Prevention Forum.  The Forum will host presenters from across Queensland and Australia, sharing knowledge on family violence research, community initiatives and best-practice approaches. The Forum will include the Launch of the Findings from [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:44:24+10:00April 9th, 2019|News|

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|