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Lifeline Western Sydney – Free Domestic Violence Response Training, Western Sydney (27 & 28 Aug., 3 & 4 Sept., 5 & 6 Sept. 2019)

Lifeline Western Sydney offers free Domestic Violence Response Training (known as DV-Alert) within the Western Sydney area. At no cost to your organisation or the participant, DV-Alert two-day training enables frontline workers to confidently:

· Recognise signs of domestic and family violence

· Response with appropriate care

· Refer people experiencing or at risk of domestic and family violence appropriate support services.

Who is eligible to attend? Here are the criteria:

  • Must be employed in a health, allied health or community frontline role (or be a tertiary student on placement in such a role). There is a restriction on the number of participants from each organisation (maximum of 4 participants) to ensure that composition and discussion within each workshop reflects the wider frontline community.
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Sorry, tertiary students on 451 visas are not eligible but some other temporary visa categories are eligible.

What are the benefits of this training?

· Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CHCDFV001 – Recognise and Respond Appropriately to Domestic and Family Violence

· Points for professional development, specifically for nurses (Continuing Professional Development/CPD hours of the professional development annual requirement.

· Opportunity to network with other frontline workers in the community

· Improved referral knowledge through increased knowledge of local resources and support

All training materials are provided, as well as lunch, morning and afternoon teas on both days.

Enquiries to Theresa 0428 150 792

Where: Outlands (North Paramatta)


  • 27 & 28 August 2019 – General Stream Workshop
  • 3 & 4 September 2019 – Multicultural Stream Workshop
  • 5 & 6 September 2019 – General Stream Workshop

For more information on DV-alert training, venues and times, and as well for registration, click  here.

For more information on the program see the attached documents.