Family Violence GP Education Program - facilitated by Dr Rachel Marr
Face to face and digital 23 Aug, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (AEST)
It is estimated that a full-time GP sees five women each week who have experienced intimate partner abuse in the past year. The GP’s role is to both respond to the immediate abuse and manage the long-term consequences of abuse.
Join Dr Rachel Marr, experienced GP and Forensic Physician who will lead a discussion about identifying family violence, developing strategies to respond to disclosures and setting up safety planning techniques.
Meeting 1: Tuesday 23 August 8:00pm-9:00pm
Meeting 2: Tuesday 30 August 8:00pm-9:00pm
Meeting 3: Tuesday 6 September 8:00pm-9:00pm
Meeting 4: Tuesday 13 September 8:00pm-9:00pm
- Discuss the various forms of family violence
- Identify indicators that a person might be experiencing family abuse or violence
- Manage patient’s disclosure of information relevant to family violence in a sensitive and timely manner
- Describe the DV-related referral and support pathways
- Outline the responsibilities of GPs under the new Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM Framework
This event attracts 40 CPD points
This event is part of Family Violence GP Education Program. Events in this series are:
Dr Rachel Marr
General Practitioner/Forensic Physician
Dr Rachel Marr graduated from Monash Uni with Honours in 2010 and completed her GP training in 2017.
In her spare time she does work as a Forensic Medical Officer for the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine.