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Advance your career with Fast Track

Applications for the response stream of Fast Track in 2022 are now open!

This free professional development program is designed for people who want to excel in a leadership role responding to family violence or preventing gender-based violence.

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TRAINING COURSES

Training and events

Visit this page to view our full range of training courses, workshops and programs.

MARAM training

Safe and Equal (formerly DVRCV and DV Vic) delivers training modules for practitioners who need to have an applied understanding of MARAM and information sharing in their roles.

Primary prevention training

Safe and Equal’s primary prevention training builds the capability of practitioners to engage in best practice primary prevention of family and gender-based violence, and respectful relationships education work. 

Family Violence Foundations

Family Violence Foundations is a free online learning package for all Victorian professionals, designed to build your knowledge to prevent, identify and respond to family violence and violence against women.

NETWORKS AND
COMMUNITIES

Primary prevention communities of practice

Safe and Equal facilitates Communities of Practice to build networks and support peer learning between Victorian primary prevention practitioners.

Specialist family violence communities of practice

Safe and Equal’s Communities of Practice provide specialist family violence practice advice, and support innovation in practice and service design.

Partners in Prevention network

Join Partners in Prevention (PiP) and be part of a network of more than 1,800 members who are working to prevent family violence and violence against women in Victoria.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Careers in family violence

If you’re thinking about a career in the family violence sector, find out what it’s like and where to start.

Careers in primary prevention

Set yourself up for a rewarding career in Victoria’s prevention of violence against women sector.

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Training and events

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Family Violence Foundations

This free online learning package will provide you with foundational knowledge about preventing and responding to family violence and violence against women.

Foundational knowledge + Self-paced

Unpacking Resistance - Virtual

This training will give you the confidence to respond to resistance when it arises. From denial to backlash, to understanding why people might resist gender equality work, you’ll be equipped with the strategies and skills to create meaningful and sustainable change.

Primary Prevention + Advanced Skills

Case Notes, Family Violence and the Law

In this full-day training, you will learn best practices for the structure, style and language of case notes, and develop your knowledge about how to respond to subpoenas, appearing as a witness in court, privacy and legal issues.

Responding to family violence

MARAM - Brief and Intermediate - Virtual

This training is suitable for professionals whose purpose of intervention is linked to family violence but not directly focused on family violence. You may be engaging with people in crisis situations, or at high risk of experiencing or using family violence. This training focuses on working with victim survivors.

MARAM + Foundational Knowledge

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