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NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

Domestic and Family Violence, Refugee Trauma and Resettlement

This half day workshop will discuss the risk factors for and signs of domestic and family violence among people from refugee backgrounds, and how these interact with refugee trauma, resettlement and culture. It will discuss screening for domestic and family violence in this context, as well as working together with the person to implement culturally sensitive responses that might involve the family and community where appropriate. There will be a strong focus on working in a refugee trauma informed and culturally safe way.

Content includes:

  • Refugees, persecution and organised violence
  • Experiences of refugee families
  • Impact of torture and refugee trauma on resettlement
  • Risk factors for domestic violence
  • Domestic and family violence screening and refugee trauma
  • Refugee trauma informed care
  • Culturally safe practice
  • Self-care

Relevant to anyone working with people from refugee backgrounds, particularly women and families.

Registration: All registrations are online and payment is by credit card. Please click on the relevant ‘Register’ button above. A confirmation email will be sent to you automatically.

Virtual workshop – Delivered via Zoom

Date: Date for 2023 to be confirmed
Time: 9am-1pm

Standard – $220 | $190 concession
Note – there is a 5% late fee for registering after 8.30am the day before the event

Payment of the registration fee is online by credit card and a receipt/confirmation will be automatically emailed to you. An administration fee of $30 applies to all cancellations made more than 14 days the day before the start of the event. Registration once paid cannot be cancelled 14 days or less the day before the start of the event, regardless of personal circumstances. Registration can be transferred to another delegate only if STARTTS is informed of the name change. Registration cannot be transferred to another workshop. The concession price is for full-time students, seniors and the unemployed. A photocopy or pdf of a valid concession card must be forwarded to the STARTTS training team upon registration. Registrations will not be confirmed until full payment is received. The deadlines for the early bird and standard prices cannot be extended. The STARTTS Training Team can be contacted at stts-training@health.nsw.gov.au or (02) 9646 6700.

This workshop is available upon request. Please go to the ‘Request Training page for further information about workshop fees and how to make a request for your workplace. Please note that requests need to be made and confirmed at least 6-8 weeks in advance as we do get booked up.

A certificate for the half-day workshop will be emailed after the event to attendees who signed in to the Zoom session. For workshops delivered by request in your workplace, a certificate for the workshop can be emailed to the participants after the event if the organisation supplies an Excel sheet with the First Name, Last Name and Email address of every participant listed.

CPD hours = 3.5 (for the half-day workshop)

This workshop adheres to the continuing professional development standards of most professional bodies. Please check the CPD policy of your professional body.

Email: stts-training@health.nsw.gov.au
Phone: (02) 9646 6700  Ask for the Training Administration Officer

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