Raising Domestic Violence Awareness: a Skills Framework for Service Response and Self Care

The prevalence of Domestic and Family Violence in our communities, and the resulting risks to both the safety and mental & financial wellbeing of those living with violence, impose on all professionals the need to deepen their understanding of Domestic and Family Violence and mitigate the risks associated with our response. Domestic Violence Awareness seeks to Raise Awareness, Reduce Stigma and thereby Increase Safety around the issue of Domestic and Family Violence and to encourage examination of policies surrounding response when clients or colleagues disclose that they are living with violence.”

Topics covered:

  • What is Domestic Violence?
  • Community Attitudes and their impact
  • Exploration of the behaviours that constitute DV /Categories of Violence
  • Duluth Wheels based on Violent and Respectful Relationships
  • The cycle of Violence
  • Dilemmas in staying or leaving
  • Engaging with someone experiencing DV – empowering, respectful approach, avoiding jeopardising safety
  • Self-Care


Who Should AttendProgram Theme 
This program is relevant for all training tiers, Rising Star,
Intermediate, and Advanced
Consumer Behaviour and Wellbeing



Members (three or more SOCAP members from one company) $627 per person.
Members $697 per person
Non-member $808 per person
Can’t make the dates, no problem, we can come to you

Our training courses and workshops are available to be conducted in-house, on your site, at a date that is convenient for your entire team. Ask us for a tailored proposal for your team’s training. Call us on 02 8095 6426 or email socap@socap.org.au