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Explore the social context of family violence and develop skills to identify and respond to family violence in the court or tribunal room.

Our two-day foundational family violence program covers:

  • Assessing risk and prioritising safety in the courtroom
  • Communicating with people who use violence
  • Perpetrator interventions that work
  • Understanding trauma and its impact on victims
  • Institutional and cultural practices that entrench family violence
  • Family violence in Aboriginal communities
  • Individuals at high risk of family violence
  • Vicarious trauma and looking after yourself on the bench
Location

Melbourne CBD

Keynote Presenter
Jess Hill

Jess Hill

Jess Hill, investigative journalist, radio producer, and Middle East correspondent will discuss her work reporting almost exclusively on domestic violence since 2014.

Her work on domestic violence and the Family Court was awarded a Walkley Award in 2016, an Amnesty International Australia Media Award, and the inaugural Walkley Award for Women’s Leadership in Media. She has also released a book about family violence: 'See What you Made Me Do—Power, Control and Domestic Abuse'.

Keynote Presenter
Jess Hill

Jess Hill

Jess Hill, investigative journalist, radio producer, and Middle East correspondent will discuss her work reporting almost exclusively on domestic violence since 2014.

Her work on domestic violence and the Family Court was awarded a Walkley Award in 2016, an Amnesty International Australia Media Award, and the inaugural Walkley Award for Women’s Leadership in Media. She has also released a book about family violence: 'See What you Made Me Do—Power, Control and Domestic Abuse'.