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Family and Domestic Violence in the CaLD Communities

Event Details
Date: Monday 26th October 2020
Time: 4.30-5.45 pm AWST
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: 1


Early Bird until 1st Oct
AASW members $30.00
Non-members $38.00
AASW Student $15.00
Non Member Student $20.00
Standard from 2nd Oct
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

Robyn Hoffmann
Branch Service Coordinator

AASW WA Branch
Work days: Mon-Thurs

03 9320 1000
Then ask for the WA Branch



The WA AASW is pleased to host an online training on Family and Domestic Violence in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Communities

This will be held via an Zoom meeting platform. Log on details will be emailed the day prior or day of/to the meeting - please ensure you register to receive the details.

If you work in with CaLD communities, with women and/or in DFV this is an essential webinar to attend.

This seminar will provide you with information to understand the complex dynamics of family and domestic violence in the CaLD communities. The seminar will also provide you with information relating to how social workers can best work with migrant and refugee populations.

Learning outcomes

  • An understanding of diversity in WA
  • The intersection of culture and violence
  • The trauma response
  • FDV in the CaLD community
  • Tips on screening
  • Working with interpreters

Presenter: Doctor Carol Kaplanian

Carol has completed a PhD on ‘Honour-based Violence in Jordan’ and has a Bachelor’s Degree in social work and social policy, plus a Masters in social work. She specialises in clinical counselling and working with victims of torture and trauma, the latter of which involved spending an extensive amount of time working in Jordanian refugee camps offering counselling and education to refugees.

Today, she is the State Coordinator for Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation program (training and education) at the Women and Newborn Health Service. She is also responsible for developing training on Family and Domestic Violence (CaLD communities). She has also worked at ISHAR as a therapist in a clinical setting providing therapy to refugees and migrants, mostly around domestic violence, and teaches counselling at the University of Notre Dame. She is currently also working at the Sexual Assault Resource Centre.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers