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Pivoting to the perpetrator: How to engage with patients who use domestic violence


Deepthi Iyer - GP, University of Melbourne
Stephen Walton - Men’s DFV Team Leader, NSW Health Education Centre Against Violence (ECAV)
Deb Nicholson - Experienced trainer

For more info about our presenters, view their bios here

This training is for GPs and other primary care providers to enhance your confidence to respond safely and sensitively to disclosures of using domestic violence.

GP-led, a panel of experts will discuss how to consider the whole family when working with people who use violence and how to access appropriate referral pathways.

GPs can attain 3 CPD points for attending this session.
OR find out more about how to acquire 40 CPD points for this triennium. As an option, we are also offering an activity applicable to the new triennium commencing 2023.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Implement responding sensitively and appropriately to disclosures of using domestic violence
  2. Execute motivational interviewing and strengths-based principles to explore behaviour and attitudinal change
  3. Determine how to overcome barriers to care of the whole family when a perpetrator and survivor are patients of the same practice
  4. Identify how to access appropriate referral pathways for patients who have used domestic violence

N.B. It is essential that participants undertake the following e-learning module prior to attending the workshop. You can register to access the modules here:
Identifying People who have used Domestic and Family Violence

For more information, contact The University of Melbourne.


7:00pm - 8:30pm,
Wednesday 19 October 2022


The University of Melbourne

CPD Points Available?

Event Fees?