Family and Domestic Abuse and the ‘new’ Information Sharing Schemes made easy
On-demand recorded 11 Aug 2022
Now more than ever, general practice plays a vital role in caring for people experiencing family and domestic abuse. Join General Practitioners, Dr Magdalena Simonis and Dr Marina Malcolm in this webinar series about identifying and responding to Family and Domestic abuse.
Webinar 1 - Family and Domestic Abuse: What’s new in the legislated information sharing scheme?
Date: Thursday 11 August 2022 | Time: 7:30pm- 8:30pm
The Victorian Government is reforming the way information about family violence is shared.
These reforms aim to make it easier for professionals to collaborate with each other, and better support the children and families they work with.
In the first of this webinar series Dr Magdalena Simonis and Dr Marina Malcolm will break it all down.
Each webinar is accredited for 2 CPD points.
- Outline the responsibilities of GPs under the new Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM Framework
- Identify indicators that a person might be experiencing family abuse or violence
This event attracts 2 CPD points
This event is part of Family Violence GP Education Program. Events in this series are:
Dr Marina Malcolm
RACGP Victoria Faculty Co-Deputy Chair
Marina is a GP in private practice in Richmond. She has an interest in women’s health, mental health and public health. She Chairs the Women in General Practice Committee which advocates for female GPs and Women’s Health. She also promotes and advocates for the role of part time contracted GP’s in general practice.
Dr Magdalena Simonis
Magdalena Simonis is a Fellow of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), an Honorary Senior Research Fellow with the University of Melbourne Department of General Practice, a GP educator, and a member of the RACGP Expert Committee for Quality Care. She was appointed to the National COVID-19 Taskforce expert committee, has been active in addressing vaccine hesitancy in the CALD community and has been a frequent contributor to NewsGP publications throughout the pandemic.