WIRE Women's Information June 17 9:15am – 4:00pm

Part I and II: Recognising Financial Abuse & Building Financial Capability

Calling all community services, financial capability workers and family violence professionals: you’re invited to our free professional development training to improve the financial capabilities and economic security of women across Victoria.

As part of the Purse project, from WIRE’s overarching Women’s Financial Capability Project, our two-part workshops will cover how to recognise and respond to financial abuse, as well as the key supporting steps to building financial capability for women experiencing family violence.

This training is aimed at community services, financial capability workers and family violence professionals.

These two workshops will support you to learn more about recognising and responding to financial abuse, and supporting steps to build financial capability for women in the family violence context.

Part 1: Recognising and Responding to Financial Abuse

You’ll learn about:

Part 2: Building Financial Capability in the Family Violence Context

You’ll learn about:

Deciding which workshop is suitable for you

You want to learn about both recognising and responding to financial abuse and building financial capability

Great! You can take both Part 1 and Part 2. If you’re short on time, you can also take Part 1 as a standalone workshop instead.

You already know a lot about financial abuse, but want to learn more about building financial capability for women affected by family violence

You can take Part 2 as a standalone workshop


Online sessions

Part 1: Friday 26 March, 9.15am-1.30pm & Part 2: Tuesday 30 March, 9.15am-1.30pm


Part 1: 11 August, 9.15am-1.30pm & Part 2: 19 August, 12.45pm-5pm.

In-person session

Thur 17 June, 9.15am-4.30pm (COVID Safe plans permitting)

Access requirements

If you have access requirements for any training sessions please let us know by emailing cconnolly@wire.org.au.

Participation financial assistance payment

In recognition of participation barriers to training and professional development opportunities for women, gender non-binary and gender diverse people due to casual, part-time or contract work, we are pleased to offer twenty participation financial assistance payments to enable more people to attend our training sessions.

For more information and an application form please email the WFCP project Manager, Catherine Connolly at cconnolly@wire.org.au

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