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Type: Webinar
9 May, 1:30 PM - 31 Dec, 8:00 PM (AEST)


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Email: RACGP Victoria Projects
Call: 03 8699 0043


RACGP Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

Free registration

Family Violence GP Education: Professional Development Opportunities

Webinar 9 May, 1:30 PM - 31 Dec, 8:00 PM (AEST)

The tragedy of family and gender-based violence is currently in the national spotlight, with renewed focus on solutions and support for those affected. We know GPs play an important role in supporting patients experiencing family violence, but do you feel fully equipped to address this issue in your practice?

Develop your skills in treating and understanding those affected by family violence through the 2024 Family Violence GP Education Program. The sessions outlined below will build knowledge and confidence to help you provide effective, trauma-informed care for patients in your community.  

Peer Group Learning (PGL) Meeting Schedule (via Zoom):
Facilitator Date Time Registration
Dr Neha Parvatreddy Wednesday 19th June 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST Register HERE 
Wednesday 26th June 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST
Wednesday 3rd July 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AEST

FVP-PGL-CPD-5RP-1.png*Attendance at all three scheduled meetings is required to receive your CPD hours.


Knowledge Sharing Meetings

Lunch & Learn Series – Family & Domestic AbuseFVP-L-L-CPD-1.png

3rd Friday of every month from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (AEST)

Join Dr. Susan Barnett, GP Psychotherapist, and Karen Barnett, Mental Health Social Worker, for real case-based discussions submitted by your peers.  
Register HERE

Dine & Discuss Series – Family & Domestic AbuseFVP-L-L-CPD-1.png

1st Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST)

Meet with peers to discuss the latest headlines and developments relating to family violence. Throughout the discussion, you will be guided by our experts to adopt techniques to assist your patient who may be experiencing a domestic violence situation.
Register HERE


Gain foundational knowledge and essential concepts related to identifying and responding to family violence with our comprehensive eLearning course.
  • Module 1: Identifying and responding to family violence.
  • Module 2: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Module 3: MARAM and Information sharing schemes.
  • Module 4: People who use family violence.
Register Here

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss the various forms of family violence
  2. Identify indicators that a person might be experiencing family abuse or violence
  3. Manage patient’s disclosure of information relevant to family violence in a sensitive and timely manner
  4. Describe the DV-related referral and support pathways
  5. Outline the responsibilities of GPs under the new Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM Framework


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