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Patricia Giles Centre for Non-violence holds more workshops for disability sector workers

A child sits with a somber expression while a carer  gives a comforting embrace


The Patricia Giles Centre for Non-violence is offering free domestic and family violence workshops for workers in the disability sector. NDS is pleased to have helped develop a pilot program to boost the capacity of the disability sector to support people with disability experiencing violence. 

Each three-hour workshop will increase your confidence and skills in supporting women and children with disability who experience family and domestic violence. You can attend face-to-face or online. 

At the end of the workshop, you will have a greater understanding of how family and domestic violence intersects with disability and the ways in which people with disability experience violence. You will have learnt about the barriers people with disability face in telling others about violence.

The workshop also covers how to respond to disclosures of violence and support people towards a safety plan.?? 

Disability and Domestic and Family Violence Workshop for Disability Workers 

Date: Wednesday 17 July from 9:00am to 12:00pm 
Location: Online

Date: Friday 6 September from 9:00am to 12:00pm 
Location: Online

Date: Thursday 3 October from 9:00am to 12:00pm 
Location: Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington Street, Perth  

If you would like this workshop to be delivered within your organisation, or if you have any questions about the project, please contact the Patricia Giles Centre:

Contact information
Jodee Harley, Project Lead - Sector Support and Development WA, 08 9208 9860, submit enquiry/feedback