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Responding to Family Violence in the Workplace

Responding to Family Violence in the Workplace

In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of family violence and how to ‘Recognise, Respond and Refer’.

Indicators of family violence will be addressed with a focus upon how to ask about family violence and respond in the workplace.

The presenter will also discuss referral processes and current legislation.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • identify when a colleague/staff member is potentially experiencing family violence
  • apply knowledge of how to decide when to intervene or assist
  • demonstrate skills including listening, using empathy, questioning and reframing
  • apply strategies for response including referrals to appropriate services.

Ideal for

Staff in a range of workplaces including the community, education, health and business sectors who may need to support colleagues or clients.

About the presenter

Natasha Belmont is a family dispute resolution (FDR) practitioner, mediator, restorative engagement facilitator, trainer and clinical psychologist in training. She holds tertiary qualifications in law and psychology. Natasha has worked for Relationships Australia Victoria in a variety of roles, including leading the FDR and Mediation Training programs and for Women’s Legal Service as an Education and Engagement Coordinator. She is also involved with various government departments at the state and federal levels for dispute resolution processes and works in private practice.

Registration information

  • Registrations for scheduled workshops close 48 hours before the event.
  • Workshops must be paid for at least 2 business days before the training date, or your registration will be cancelled. 
  • If paying by invoice, proof of payment needs to be provided at least 24 hours ahead of the event.

Training Workshops Cancellation Statement [PDF, 1MB] 

Contact us

Training and Development Team
Phone: (03) 8573 2222
Email: [email protected]


9:30am - 12:30pm AEST on Thursday 14 September 2023

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