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    Training

    Safer Families Training Calendar for Community Legal Centre lawyers 2019

    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

     

    Women and the Law: Practical Legal Essentials

    Training Calendar for Support Practitioners 2019  

    Our Women and the Law  training program is specifically designed to build the capacity of family violence support practitioners to identify legal issues and confidently provide accurate legal information to clients.

    Women’s Legal Service is a unique multidisciplinary community legal centre specialising in the areas of family violence, family law (arrangements for children and property after relationship breakdown), child protection and victims of crime assistance. 

    For more information  CLICK HERE

    If you have any further questions, our Education and Engagement team is happy to talk to you. Please contact us on 03 8622 0600

     

     


    Customised training solutions

    WLSV’s 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, Case Notes training for family violence workers.  However, if you are interested in training outside these areas, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.

    To discuss your organisation’s training needs contact our Education and Engagement team on 03 8622 0600.


    Client list

    In the past 4 years, over 6,000 people have attended WLSV’s 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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