DFV Webinars

Domestic and family violence is a workplace issue.

The Services Union in partnership with Basic Rights Queensland, invites union members and leaders to attend free training during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2020.

When Domestic and Family Violence Comes to Work

Union members are invited to attend a one-hour webinar about: 

  • Domestic and family violence (DFV), including coercive control 
  • DFV and the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • How DFV intersects with the workplace 
  • The impacts of DFV on employees and workplaces 
  • Recognising DFV in the workplace 
  • How to respond to those experiencing DFV in the workplace 
  • Confidentiality 
  • Existing workplace rights and entitlements, such as domestic and family violence leave 
  • How to refer to specialist DFV support services 

Presenter: Siân Tooker (DFV Work Aware Project Worker, Basic Rights Queensland)

Dates and registration:

Additionally, The Services Union in partnership with Basic Rights Queensland and the Queensland Council of Unions, invites union secretaries, officials and leaders to attend a half-day face-to-face training event which extends the content of the webinar to include:

  • Understanding and implementing existing rights, entitlements, policies and guidelines
  • Identifying and mitigating risks and implementing appropriate safety planning
  • Responding to employees who use violence
  • Approaches to supporting bystander responses
  • Boundaries and emotional resilience: supporting managers and responders
  • Confidentiality, privacy and organisational record-keeping

Date: Weds 2 Dec, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Location: TLC Building, 16 Peel St, South Brisbane

Presenters: Kerriann Dear (DFV Work Aware Trainer and Consultant) and Siân Tooker (DFV Work Aware Project Worker, Basic Rights Queensland)

To register for this face to face event, please contact Siân at Basic Rights Queensland on 07 3211 1440 or email [email protected]

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