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Expression of Interest: Domestic and Family Violence Training in General Practices

Wentworth Healthcare is pleased to offer free customised in-practice training on the prevalence of domestic and family violence.

Primary care have an important role to play in addressing domestic and family violence. They are often the first point of contact for victim survivors due to physical injuries and mental health issues result from abuse.

Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN), is one of six PHN’s in Australia to be funded to implement the Recognise, Respond and Refer (RRR) pilot program designed to improve the primary healthcare response for those experiencing, or at risk of domestic and family violence (DFV).

The RRR model is designed as a ‘whole of practice’ approach which aims to improve referral pathways between practices and DFV services.

Eligibility

Training is available to primary health care practices within the Nepean Blue Mountains region.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the prevalence of domestic & family violence
  • Identify the barriers to disclosing domestic & family violence and issues around leaving
  • Recognise the signs of domestic & family violence and respond appropriately
  • List a referral pathway in this region for those effected by domestic & family violence and those seeking behaviour change support

How to apply

Please direct all queries to our Domestic Violence Integration Officer or call 4708 8100.

To register your interest, please complete the form below.

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