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:
- Gendered social norms, values and structures that create financial insecurity and foster financial abuse
- Unpacking stereotypes and myths about women’s capability to manage money
- Women’s relationships with money
- How financial abuse is used as a tool using to gain power & control
- Identifying behaviours, tactics and strategies of financial abuse
- Opening up difficult ‘money conversations’ using the WIRE model
- Responding to financial abuse through a feminist, strengths-based empowerment approach
Part 2: Building Financial Capability in the Family Violence Context
You’ll learn about:
- Gendered Approach to Financial capability for the family violence context
- Relevant, timely and targeted financial capability responses at different phases of the family violence journey
- Key elements of good practice
- ‘Hard’ and ‘soft’ financial capability tools to motivate and empower service users to take whatever control of their financial situation they can
- The role of Consumer Action Law Centre and others agencies who can help
- Strategic referral pathways
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
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.
Thur 17 June, 9.15am-4.30pm (COVID Safe plans permitting)
If you have access requirements for any training sessions please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com