Online only March 29 – 30, 9:15 am – 12:15 pm 2022

Understanding and Responding to Family Violence

What is family violence? Do you or your colleagues know how to recognise family violence and how to respond?

The course runs over two half-days. Both sessions are held online and will be delivered on the following dates and times:

Part 1: Tuesday March 29 2022, 9.15am-12:15pm

Part 2: Wednesday 30 2022 , 9.15am-12.15pm


This is an essential professional training for frontline workers, managers and business leaders in all industry sectors who want to expand their knowledge and skills in understanding, recognising and responding to family violence.


The course content will give you and your team the skills and knowledge to understand, recognise and respond to family violence.

Participants will be empowered to support staff and clients who are experiencing family violence, and they’ll be equipped to provide referrals to appropriate support services.


• An intersectional perspective of family violence.

• The root causes of family violence.

• Who experiences family violence in Australia?

• Who perpetrates family violence?

• What are the barriers faced by victim-survivors who leave a family violence situation?

• What are the short and long-term impacts of family violence?

• Why is family violence a workplace issue?

• Responding to disclosures of family violence.

• What you can do to be a part of the change.

Click here to download more information about the course


WIRE course format

Our online training is interactive and collaborative e-learning experience. You will have access to an interactive training session facilitated by two highly experienced trainers, including group discussion and exercises.

Why train with WIRE?

WIRE is a recognised leading expert in women’s financial wellbeing and financial abuse. WIRE Training is based on collective experience and evidence-informed best practice training principles and our approach brings together the theoretical and the practical to create a learning space that can be life changing.

Who have we worked with?

WIRE has been consulting and providing professional development training to Victorian organisations and their staff for over 12 years. We have trained thousands of professionals wide variety of professionals, from customer support staff at banks and telecommunications services to Family Violence champions in the community sector. We have delivered training for National Australia Bank, Australian Services Union, Aussie Broadband, Alfred Health and Victorian Legal Aid.

WIRE tailored Training

Wire offers bespoke training on financial abuse, including Dealing with Difficult Calls and Understanding family violence. We can design a tailored course to meet the specific needs of your organisation. For any queries or requests, please contact Mia McDonald consultancyservices@wire.org.au or telephone: 0405 343 628.

Access requirements

If you have access requirements for any training sessions please let us . Contact Training Manager, Mia McDonald at consultancyservices@wire.org.au

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