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Activity description

152206 - Early intervention in Family Abuse and Violence in primary care – How to address this challenge

RACGP Specific Interests

In November 2018 the International Conference on Domestic Violence and Health addressed the issue of early intervention in primary care. This webinar will bring you some of the outcomes of this conference to enable this to happen in general practice.

Relevance to General Practice

Early intervention in Family Abuse and Violence (FAV) has been identified as an important strategy in addressing this major issue in the Australian Community
General Practice is seeing patients involved with FAV and needs more support and skills to be able to contribute to more effectively to this issue.

Learning outcomes

  1. To increase awareness of the early presentations of family abuse and violence.
  2. To identify how to better incorporate early interventions in GP
  3. To increase understanding of how to work in a whole of practice model
  4. Better understanding of how to work with the safety of victims and their children

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication with family, carers and others involved in the care of the patient is appropriate and clear

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • The conduct of the consultation is appropriate to the needs of the patient and the sociocultural context

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Aboriginal and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander health
  • Abuse and violence
Registrations have closed.

Session summary


Tuesday 26 March 2019
8:00pm - 9:00pm








All attendees welcome

Target Audience


For more information contact...

Emma Carroll
T: 0386990907

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