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Domestic and Family Violence in the Gay, Lesbian, Bi sexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer Communities

Event Details
Date: Tuesday 27th October 2020
Time: 12.30-1.45pm AWST
Venue: Webinar
CPD hrs: 1.5
Cost:
Registrations
Early Bird until 30th September
AASW members $30.00
Non-members $38.00
AASW Student $15.00
Non Member Student $20.00
Standard from 1st October
AASW Members $36.00
Non-Members $45.00
AASW Student $15.00
Non Member Student $20.00

Ensure you are logged into the AASW website to apply the members price.


Organiser: AASW WA Branch
Contact

Robyn Hoffmann
Branch Service Coordinator

AASW WA Branch
Work days: Mon-Thurs

03 9320 1000
Then ask for the WA Branch

Email: aaswwa@aasw.asn.au

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The WA AASW is pleased to host an online presentation on DFV in the Gay, Lesbian, Bi sexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer Communities

This will be held via a webinar platform. You will receive an email after registering with further steps to confirm your registration. Please follow these steps to receive log in details.

Who are the Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, Intersex and Queer communities and what are the similarities and differences in DFV in these diverse communities.

Topics covered:

  • Increased understanding of people with diverse gender and /or sexuality .
  • Increased understanding of the impact of DFV on the people in these communities.
  • Increased knowledge of referral options for this cohort.

Presenter: Kedy Kristal has worked in the area of domestic violence since 1983 with 24 years (1992-2016) at the Pat Giles Centre. Currently she is the policy officer at the Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services, the WA state peak body. Kedy became a Justice of the Peace in 1999 and works in a voluntary capacity in the Magistrate’s Court hearing Family Violence Restraining Orders and as an Independent prison visitor to Boronia Pre-release Centre and as a Court Welfare worker. Her services have been publicly recognised as the 2006 WA Citizen of the Year (community services), the 2007 Western Australian 100 Local Champions award and in 2011 she was elected to the International Women’s Day Hall of Fame.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers