Free, nationally accredited training to help frontline workers recognise the signs of domestic and family violence, and know what to do next.
What it’s about
You'll learn how to recognise the signs of domestic and family violence, how to respond appropriately, and how to refer people to appropriate support services in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Who it's for
This workshop is open to frontline workers in Australia. This includes people who provide direct service and support to the community (paid or unpaid) in sectors like health, allied health, education, childcare and community.
How it works
This 2-day workshop is run by our experienced trainers at Lifeline centres and other locations across Australia.
There are three compulsory assessment tasks to complete during the workshop.
After successfully completing the training (including assessments), you’ll receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency CHCDFV001: Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence. To find out more about this unit, click here or go to training.gov.au.
Eligibility and fees
DV-alert training is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. It’s free for frontline workers who are eligible. This means you:
Work, volunteer or are on student placement in the health, allied health, education, childcare or community sectors