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    Training

    FOR CLC LAWYERS 

    Safer Families training 

    Safer Families is a professional development program that supports community legal centre lawyers to provide high quality, effective advice and representation to clients experiencing family violence. 

    For more information CLICK HERE

    FOR SUPPORT PRACTITIONERS

    Women and the Law: Practical Legal Essentials

    Our Women and the Law training program is specifically designed for family violence support and community health practitioners. It aims to help practitioners identify potential legal issues their clients might be facing and confidently provide accurate legal information to them.

    For more information CLICK HERE or give us a call on 03-8622 0600.

     

    CUSTOMISED TRAINING SOLUTIONS

    Our Education and Engagement team can design and deliver specialised training programs based on your organisation’s specific objectives and requirements.

    We currently offer training and professional development in the following areas:

    • Family Law
    • Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic)
    • Family Dispute Resolution with Legal Assistance
    • Trauma and Vicarious Trauma
    • Victims of Crime Assistance (VOCAT)
    • Case Notes training for family violence workers 

    We can also tailor something specifically for your team. To find out more, contact us on 03-8622 0600.


    WHO WE'VE WORKED WITH

    Over the past four years, more than 6,000 people have attended our education, training and professional development sessions.

    Some of our clients include:

    • Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service
    • Berry Street
    • Centre of Excellence in Child & Family Welfare
    • Community West
    • Deakin University
    • Department of Human Services
    • Department of Justice
    • Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria 
    • Eastern Domestic Violence Outreach Service
    • Federation of Community Legal Centres
    • InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (formally Immigrant Women’s Domestic Violence Service)
    • Islamic Women’s Welfare Council of Victoria
    • The Jewish Women’s Taskforce Against Family Violence
    • La Trobe University
    • Law Institute of Victoria
    • Men’s Referral Service
    • MOSAIC Mothers’ Advocates in the Community (La Trobe University)
    • MOVE Improving Maternal and Child Health Nurse Care for Vulnerable Mothers
    • North Yarra Community Health
    • Public Interest Law Clearing House
    • Relationships Australia Victoria
    • RMIT University
    • South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault
    • The University of Melbourne
    • Victoria University
    • WIRE – Women’s Information Referral Exchange
    • Women’s Health Goulburn North East
    • Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service of Victoria 
    • Women’s Health West

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    What's News

    Education and Engagement Coordinator

    26 November 2020


    Assist in developing training, legal education and development programs to build the capacity of professionals and communities to respond appropriately to women experiencing relationship breakdown or violence.

    Click here to apply


    Women's welcomes extension to child protection timeframes during COVID

    22 October 2020


    New Victorian legislation will give vulnerable women extra time to address child protection concerns during COVID-19 but more permanent reform is needed. Read our media release here


    Budget fails to deliver for family violence victim-survivors

    7 October 2020


    Women's Legal Services Australia says the Federal Budget's failure to provide $25 million in emergency funding will impact women needing legal help. Read our media release here.