DV-alert comes with a whole range of benefits for community frontline workers. On top of that, participants who complete the nationally recognised training are provided with continuous support on response and referral.
Points for professional development, specifically for nurses (15 Continuing Professional Development/CPD hours of the mandatory 20-hour requirement for annual registration; 13 Continuing Nurse Education/CNE hours of the 30-hour professional development annual requirement)
Opportunity to network with other frontline workers in the community
Better referral service through increased knowledge of local resources and support
Membership in the DV-alert online community (Members Portal) which provides resources on domestic and family violence (available only for participants who have successfully completed a DV-alert workshop or e-learning stream).
Benefits of Non-accredited Training
Learn about how domestic and family violence affects people around you
Tools for support to take home
Certificate of attendance (upon request)
Need financial assistance to complete the training?
The training fee is waived for community frontline workers only for DV-alert workshops and e-Learning course as the program is fully funded by the Department of Social Services. Participants who complete a face-to-face workshops may also be supported to help cover costs for travel, accommodation and staff back-fill. Download the Financial Assistance Guidelines [940KB] to know more.