CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence - EOI 2023

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This nationally accredited training is designed to build the understanding, knowledge and skills required to identify and respond to the needs of clients who may be experiencing domestic and family violence.
Build your skills and confidence to identify and respond to family violence during professional contact with clients. 

With flexible study times, this is a hybrid unit that includes:
  • three facilitated online sessions
  • one face-to-face training session
  • eLearn
  • a self-paced research task assessment
  • the opportunity to network with peers
  • content endorsed by industry, and delivered by subject matter experts 

This hybrid unit is designed to allow you to study and work. The approximate time commitment is 50 hours over 10 weeks.

On successful completion of the course and assessment tasks, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit: CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence.

This unit is recognised as
  • professional development
  • a core unit for CHC52021 Diploma of Community Services (responding to Family Violence (Child, youth and family Welfare) (Social Housing) (Case management)

Safe and Equal is a Registered Training Organisation
RTO number 22729

Click 'Enrol' below to express you interest and be informed by email when registrations are open.

Who is this for?

  • Health and community service workers providing services according to established organisation procedures. These workers may not be specialised family violence workers.
  • New workers in family violence services and workers in community, health, legal or universal services who have limited experience responding to family violence.
  • New and existing family violence practitioners. Workers may come from a wide range of interdisciplinary backgrounds, workplace contexts and experience working with the client group.
  • Participants must have language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials, and perform tasks related to work place practices, including: interpersonal skills with clients, questioning, active listening and rapport building, accurate and comprehensive recordkeeping, report safety and referral information forms.
  • By the end of this course, you will have gained the following knowledge and skills to:
  • Identify and respond to the needs of clients affected by family violence according to legal and ethical requirements
  • Effectively engage with clients affected by family violence by demonstrating interpersonal skills that develop rapport
  • Assess family violence risk and employ risk management strategies including safety planning and referrals


  • 10 weeks self-paced learning
  • 6 modules
  • Upcoming cohort: w/c 2nd October until w/c 4th December 2023
  • Cost: $1495 Full Fee ($95 administration fee, $1400 course fee)
  • Safe and Equal full members receive 25% discount - $1120 ($70 admin fee, $1050 course fee)
  • Participants must be aged 18 or over
  • Open to Victorian residents only

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