Family Violence Leadership Training

About the Family Violence Leadership course

This customised online program provided training for coordinators of the Victorian Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce. The course aimed to help with implementation of the Victorian Family Violence reforms. The content focused on the important role of MCH Leadership in implementing and realising the vision of the reforms. In addition, this course explored the range of actions MCH Leadership can take in promoting and embedding Family Violence reforms in their services.

Learning time: 8 hours

Language: English

Suitable for

  • Managers and Coordinators of Victorian MCH Services

The MERTIL Family Violence Leadership course was provided for Victorian Maternal and Child Health Leaders nominated by the Department of Health and Human Services. No further enrolments are being accepted.

The course consisted of six online chapters and a half day in-person workshop:

  • Chapter 1: Leading responses to family violence for MCH services
  • Chapter 2: Family Violence Reforms – what is changing for MCH services?
  • Chapter 3: Enhanced change management practices for quality improvement in family violence monitoring, identification, and response
  • Chapter 4: Staff safety and self-care: practitioner expertise and system support
  • Chapter 5: Respective, sensitive and safe engagement with Maternal and Child Health Service clients and staff
  • Chapter 6: Resourcing effective referrals and inter-sectorial communication