Effective Case Work Skills for Domestic and Family Violence Work

Effective Case Work Skills for Domestic and Family Violence Work is designed to assist case workers to further develop their skills and knowledge when working with families who are or have experienced domestic and family violence. 

The program assists participants to develop a greater understanding of working from a strengths based approach. This training will provide participants with the opportunity to enhance their skills, competencies and confidence when undertaking risk assessments and safety planning with women and children at risk of harm.


Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the dynamics of domestic and family violence
  • Development of micro counselling skills
  • Understanding effective crisis intervention  processes
  • Making collaborative and effective referrals
  • Working from a strengths based approach
  • Undertaking robust risk assessments
  • Effective safety planning for women and children at risk
  • Increasing clients self efficacy 


Course Details

Duration: 1 day
Maximum Participants:    20 



The training was very informative and well presented. There was a good balance of information, interactive activities and videos. Thank you!
Safe House Worker

I found this training to be very informative. I learnt new information and refreshed skills I had learnt previously. 
Safe House Worker

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