Train with Family Violence Specialists

Our prevention and education team have developed training alongside our frontline Family Violence Specialist Service. Our best-practice, trauma-informed and intersectional service approaches have informed the development of the best community, corporate and professional family violence training available in Victoria. 

To find out which training is available now in your area, follow our eventbrite. 

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About our training packages

Our trainers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from their varied careers in human services, social work and the family violence sector. Training is interactive, workshop style and engaging. Both online and in-person sessions are available, with content tailored for different communities, industries and sectors. 

Lets Talk: Respect, Equality & Relationships

‘Let’s Talk’ is a free workshop for young people aged 15-25 years across Australia. The workshop aims to empower young people to take a stand against intimate partner violence in their community, and explores ways to support someone in their life who might be at risk. If you work in a youth setting (school, council, community group) and may be interested in hosting a session, find out more information or express interest below. 

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Standard Training Package:

3Rs of Family Violence is a training program designed to build the capacity and confidence of individuals and organisations to help people experiencing family violence.

Who should attend:
Violence in the community is everyone’s business. This training is suitable for all community members including health, welfare services and council workers, parents and caregivers, teachers and early childhood educators, faith-based and CALD communities, and universal services such as libraries, gyms and medical offices.

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HaiR-3Rs is an interactive training program empowering salon professionals with the skills to help clients experiencing family violence. Hair and beauty workers learn how to spot possible signs of family violence in the salon, respond to disclosures and refer on to specialist services providing professional support. 

Who should attend:
Anyone studying or working in hair, beauty and personal care services including hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists, nail technicians, makeup artists, masseurs, spray tan technicians, cosmetic tattooists, waxers and dermatologists.

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Perpetrators of family violence often threaten to abuse or harm animals as a way to exert control. Animal-3Rs is a family violence training for people who work with animals to understand the link between animal abuse and family violence. Participants learn how to recognise signs of family violence in animals and families, respond appropriately to disclosures, and refer animals and families on to specialist services for help and support.

Who should attend:
Anyone who works with or cares for animals including vets, veterinary nurses, veterinary students, groomers, animal care attendants, animal care volunteers, dog walkers and minders, council Animal Management officers and animal clinic admin staff.

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MARAM Collaborative Practice Training

MARAM Collaborative Practice Training is for professionals who respond to family violence within Melbourne’s Eastern Metropolitan Region. Learn collaborative practice, the foundational aspects of MARAM, how to use information sharing and develop a risk management plan.

Who should attend:
Tier 2, 3 & 4 professionals who respond to family violence in the Melbourne Eastern Metropolitan Region.

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We Can Tailor Programs To Suit Your Unique Needs

We understand that you may require a more tailored approach to achieve your training, policies, or company outcomes. In addition to our 3Rs Training (as above), we have unlimited expertise and experience consulting on a Family Violence best-practice approach to policy, procedures, bespoke tools and resources as well as training and capability development. 

Tailored Packages can include:

  • Up to five hours customised training content and personalised slides
  • Delivery of training by two qualified and experienced trainers
  • Case Studies specific to your needs and industry
  • Consultation and advice on Family Violence policy and procedure development
  • Education tools and resources for all levels of the organisation to support pre and post training implementation
  • To ensure we understand your organisation’s learning objectives and outcomes we will organise an initial meeting between your organisation, an FVREE Educator and Project Coordinator
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Tailored Gender Equity and Violence Prevention Training

Our Prevention team can develop tailored training and presentations based on the needs of your organisation, service, school or community group. Our team works collaboratively with you to understand your organisation’s learning objectives and outcomes. All sessions are evidence-based, interactive and provide helpful information and resources to support individuals, communities and workplaces to build capacity in gender equality, inclusivity and prevention of violence against women.

Learn more about our tailored Prevention work and training, visit our Prevention page.

Find out more about our training, hosting a session at your workplace or community group or inquire about our tailored packages.