Family Law Act and Domestic Violence Training: Victoria

Find details of the following and other training by Domestic Violence Resource Centre (Victoria) on their calendar at www.dvrcv.org.au/TrainingHub/TrainingIndex.htm . For registration contact DVRC by phone on (03) 9486 9866, by email at dvrcv@dvrcv.org.au or visit the website to download a registration form.Domestic Violence and the Family Law Act, DVRC Training The recent reforms to… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Family Law Act and Domestic Violence Training: Victoria

Find details of the following and other training by Domestic Violence Resource Centre (Victoria) on their calendar at www.dvrcv.org.au/TrainingHub/TrainingIndex.htm . For registration contact DVRC by phone on (03) 9486 9866, by email at dvrcv@dvrcv.org.au or visit the website to download a registration form.Domestic Violence and the Family Law Act, DVRC Training

The recent reforms to the Federal family law system have major implications for survivors of domestic violence when making post-separation parenting arrangements. This training is designed to give workers an overview of key legal and other reforms, the possible consequences for victims of domestic violence. It will also consider ways to support and advocate for victims who are required to use family dispute resolution, including planning for safe processes and safe parenting arrangements. Date: Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 June. Location: Melbourne CBD. Cost: $150 per participant. Registrations: Close 3 June.

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