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WA Family Law Pathways Network invites you to their event

Advanced Culturally Responsive Practice in Domestic and Family Violence

About this event

This 1.5 hour webinar is designed to equip those working directly with people impacted to better understand the nature of domestic and family violence using an intersectional framework. Topics covered to better understand DFV context include; unconscious bias, conceptual frramework of domestic and family violence including dynamics and diversity of experiences in cross- cultural contexts; cross-cultural considerations for disclosure, strengths-based approaches for engagement, addressing safety and wellbeing of children and; engaging perpetrators.

Participants develop skills and knowledge of:

  • Categories of unconscious bias
  • Impact of  bias and effective mitigation strategies
  • Cultural challenges and sensitivity around DFV disclosure and asking question
  • Cultural considerations when assessing risk and safety
  • Knowledge of children’s safety and risk of abduction
  • Engaging perpetrators

Hosted by

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    Wa Family Law Pathways Network

    The objective of the Western Australia Family Law Pathways Network is to foster strong links with locally based providers who operate as part of, or alongside, the family law system, to enhance collaboration and improve overall assistance to separated and separating families.

  • Team member
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    Sofia Kouznetsova

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    Elizabeth Lang Founder and CEO @ Diversity Focus

    Elizabeth's areas of expertise include intersectional diversity & inclusion and domestic & family violence in cross- cultural contexts. Elizabeth has spoken on several national and international platforms including at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 2016 as part of the Australian Delegation to Geneva. Elizabeth has also published in international advocacy and domestic and family violence.

WA Family Law Pathways Network

Funded by the Attorney-General's Department, the objective of the Western Australia Family Law Pathways Network is to foster strong links with locally based providers who operate as part of, or alongside, the family law system, to enhance collaboration and improve overall assistance to separated and