SPEAKER:
FELICITY RORKE

 

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Practical strategies
to support domestic
violence victims when
your gut feel is ‘things
aren’t right’

Are you adequately equipped to identify and respond to women who are experiencing or who have previously experienced family violence?  If not, join Felicity Rorke to learn some practical strategies you can put in place when your instinct tells you a patient, colleague, family member or friend is experiencing family violence.  Her presentation will provide information about identifying the risks associated with family violence, as well as the knowledge to support women to think about their own and their children’s ongoing safety. Information will be provided on appropriate referrals to Family Violence Specialist services and best practice approaches to working with perpetrators and how services can avoid practices which collude with perpetrator tactics.

Felicity Rorke - BIO

Felicity Rorke, MSW (La Trobe), BSW (RMIT) Director Workforce Development, DVRCV, is a social worker with extensive leadership experience in local and state government, national and international NGOs with a strong focus on creating positive and effective staff teams to deal with complex and changing environments. Significant program development experience, coupled with extensive project management skills developed during 25 years in the community and government sectors. Extensive experience in the areas of family violence, child protection and family support, including management, direct service work, policy development and capacity building and training development and delivery.

Make sure you and your team can join us!