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Unconscious collusion with perpetrators in domestic and family violence work - WA

Event Details
Date: 02 October 2019
Time: 5.45pm to 7.30pm
Venue: State Library of Western Australia
State: Western Australia
CPD hrs: 2
Cost:

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
Further information
Contact

WA Branch Manager

PH: (08) 9420 7240

E: aaswwa@aasw.asn.au

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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.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers