Be empowered to act. From nationally recognised training for frontline workers to public awareness workshops, our free training program is about recognising the signs of domestic and family violence, and knowing what to do next.
Since 2007, Lifeline Australia has been delivering DV-alert across Australia, including in remote and rural locations. We reach a wide range of people, from frontline workers to the general public, enabling them to understand the complexities of domestic and family violence.
Start your learning journey by attending one of 2-day face-to-face workshops for frontline workers to learn how to Recognise the signs of domestic and family violence, how to Respond appropriately and how to Refer effectively.
Enrol for nationally recognised training delivered online for frontline workers, or complete a standalone eLearning Foundations course. Learn to how to Recognise the signs of domestic and family violence, how to Respond appropriately and how to Refer effectively.
Learn how to recognise the signs of domestic and family violence in our DV-aware workshops. Understand the basics and what you can do to help improve the safety and wellbeing of colleagues, friends, family and community.
Did you know, people experiencing domestic or family violence are more likely to disclose it to people outside the specialist system?
With DV-alert training, you can recognise the signs and know what to do next. Our established program includes public awareness workshops and nationally recognised training to help frontline workers support women and children in Australia.
This workshop has given me the tools and resources to be able to create a safety plan with my client and then understand where we can go from that point to keep that family safe.
— Buddie Knight, Aboriginal Health Worker
I learnt about the greater context in which DFV takes place and the interconnected issues.
— Wez (Youth Liaison Officer, Canberra)
This would have to be the best training that I have attended, it was very informative!
— C. Smith (Community Based Support, Tasmania)
(I learnt) how to respond appropriately and support people dealing with DFV.
— Student (South Australia)
1800RESPECT is Australia’s national sexual assault, domestic and family violence support service.
1800RESPECT is a confidential service available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and provides information, referrals and counselling to anyone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence, as well as their friends and family.