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Type: Webinar
9 May, 1:30 PM - 7 May, 8:00 PM (AEDT)


For more information:
Email: Victoria Projects Team
Call: 03 8699 0043


Non-Members: FREE

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Family Violence GP Education - Dine & Discuss Series

Webinar 9 May, 1:30 PM - 7 May, 8:00 PM (AEDT)

Join the conversation
Stay informed with the latest domestic violence headlines by joining the conversation with your peers. Throughout the discussion, you will be guided by our experts to adopt techniques to assist your patient who you may be experiencing a domestic violence situation.
Each month we will examine a case that has been played out in the media.

2024 Dates:
Held on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 7pm-8pm (AEST).

Episode Date Time Registration
3 Tuesday 4th June 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE
4 Tuesday 2nd July 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE
5 Tuesday 6th August 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE
6 Tuesday 3rd September 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE
7 Tuesday 1st October 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE
8 Tuesday 12th November 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE
9 Tuesday 3rd December 2024 7pm-8pm (AEST) Click HERE

*Please note you only need to register for one meeting to have access to all meetings.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the various forms of family violence
  2. Identify indicators that your patient might be experiencing family abuse or violence
  3. Manage your patient’s disclosure of information relevant to family violence in a sensitive and timely manner
  4. Understand and make use of family violence referral and support pathways
Reviewing Performance


Dr Susan Barnett
GP Counsellor

Dr Susan Barnett qualified as a Gp in 2003. She commenced formal Gp Counselling in 2014 after obtaining her FPS 2 certificate. She has been working as a Gp and Gp Counsellor in a Private Practice in Bayside for over 14years. This year however, she decided to set up her own Private Consulting rooms as a Gp Counsellor. She also works for EVGPT as a Medical Educator for the GPT1 workshops and ECTVs. Susan is also currently the Education Chair for ASPM ( Australian Society Psychological Medicine). She is involved in providing educational activities that they run. Susan utilises a number of psychological strategies to assist her clients. Her emphasis is always focussed on educating her clients the importance of mind body connection - which is backed by current Neuroscience evidence. Her aim being to “de -pathologise” emotional distress and empower her clients to learn to respond in an emotionally healthier way. Susan aims to always provide a safe, nurturing and nonjudgmental patient centred approach for all of her clients. She has also been a presenter for numerous wellbeing talks over the last few years for private and corporate settings. She is also passionate about educating other Gps to become more confident in supporting clients who present with emotional issues. Susan is also a busy mother of 3 boys, 2 dogs and a supportive husband. She loves walking/ running and catching up with family/friends.


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