Family and Mental Health Services – Systems, Cultures and Ways Forward

Dr Sabin Fernbacher, Principal Policy Adviser at the Department of Health and Human Services will be at this year’s 2017 STOP Domestic Violence Conference. Dr Fernbacher will be discussing “Family and mental health services – systems, cultures and ways forward“. The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence identified the need …

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Supporting Muslim Victims of Domestic Violence: Addressing the Vulnerabilities and Capitalising on the Strengths

Ms Sandra Elhelw Wright, Policy Officer / Research Student  at Victim Support ACT / Australian National University joins us at this year’s STOP Domestic Violence Conference to discuss “Supporting Muslim victims of domestic violence: Addressing the vulnerabilities and capitalising on the strengths”. This paper analyses the current mainstream and Culturally and Linguistically …

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Nursing and Midwifery Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence: A National Study

The 3rd STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia will be held at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December. Dr Frances Doran, Senior Lecturer at Southern Cross University will be at this year’s Conference, presenting “Nursing and midwifery students’ knowledge and attitudes towards domestic violence: a national study”. Background At the 2016 …

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Adolescent to Parent Abuse: A Discursive Analysis of The Perspectives of Helping Professionals

Clear your calendar this December for the 2017 STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia, held at Rydges Melbourne. Miss Emily Coxall, Psychologist at Caraniche joins us this year to discuss “Adolescent to parent abuse: a discursive analysis of the perspectives of helping professionals“. Theorists argue that people’s perceptions of phenomena are influenced by social, …

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Counting and Contextualising Domestic and Family Violence Deaths

The 3rd STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia will be held at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December. Ms Anna Butler, Member of the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Network will be joining us this year to discuss “Counting and contextualising domestic and family violence deaths: Preliminary data findings …

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ReNew: Working With Adolescent Boys and Their Mothers Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence

Mr David Burck, Family Therapist at Carinity will be at the 2017 STOP Domestic Violence Conference this year, presenting “ReNew: Working with adolescent boys and their mothers who have experienced domestic violence and who currently experience adolescent – to – mother violence. “ ReNew is a program that works with …

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