Unconscious collusion with perpetrators in domestic and family violence work - WA
|Date:||02 October 2019|
|Time:||5.45pm to 7.30pm|
|Venue:||State Library of Western Australia|
Registrations (limit 22 places)
Early Bird Pricing till Fri 20 September 2019
Members- $30.00 (inc GST)
Non Members $35.00 (inc GST)
Student- $25.00 (inc GST)
Standard Pricing from Sat 21 September 2019
Members- $35.00 (inc GST)
Non Members $40.00 (inc GST)
Student- $30.00 (inc GST)
|Organiser:||AASW WA Branch|
WA Branch Manager
PH: (08) 9420 7240
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Unconscious collusion with perpetrators in domestic and family violence work
Presentation based on research findings in work with health and hospital based social workers.The seminar will include an activity designed to assist workers in identifying their own internalised myths and the manipulative consequences of perpetrators actions & the ways this can result in systems abuse of survivors
Who should attend?:
This is relevant to social workers as all social workers in every field of practice will be working with victim/survivors and with perpetrators of domestic and family violence. This work is based on the results of Christine's PhD research.
Learning outcomes for participants:
- To be better able to understand and Identify of some of the more subtle forms of internalised DV myths
- To be better able to Identify the primary aggressor in domestic and family violence situations
- To understand the consequences for victims/survivors when they are wrongly identified as the primary aggressor in these situations.
Presenter: Christine Craik
Christine Craik has been a Social Worker for over 30 years, and has worked in a variety of roles from housing through to trauma debriefing. Most of her work has been working in crisis situations, with women and children dealing with family violence and/or child sexual abuse, in both community and hospital settings, and practice, policy and Management levels. Christine currently lectures in the Social Work undergraduate and postgraduate programs at RMIT University, where she had developed and teaches the ‘Working with Violence and Abuse’ subject. Christine is currently the National President of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and has been on the Board of the AASW since 2011.
Christine is currently completing her PhD focusing on the extent, models and impacts of routine screening with women for domestic violence in emergency department of Australian public hospitals.