GV Health’s Trauma Informed Services Department & Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence Project Team are pleased to invite you to attend a FREE National Office of the E-Safety Commissioner Technology-Facilitated Abuse and its Relationship to Domestic and Family Violence Workshop.
The workshop will take place on Tuesday the 5th of March 2019 from 12:50pm to 3:00pm at the University of Melbourne Lecture Theatre on Graham Street, Shepparton.
The National Office of the e-Safety Commissioner workshops are funded under the National Women’s Safety Initiative and come highly recommended.
This workshop is for frontline and specialist staff, social workers, wellbeing staff, mainstream professionals, those working/volunteering in the domestic violence field, & health service employees.
The session provides an opportunity for individuals to increase their knowledge on technology-facilitated abuse while our experienced facilitator, Lesley Harrison, share stories, current information and advice with participants on topics such as:
- a detailed understanding of how technology-facilitated abuse can occur and how to make changes to reduce technology risks
- online harassment, stalking and intimidation
- the use of tracking devices
- privacy and security settings
- an introduction to practical eSafetyWomen resources
- taking control—how to use technology safely
- the knowledge and confidence to support women and families experiencing or recovering from this type of abuse
- information on how to access a new phone under the WESNET Telstra Safe Connections program
Spaces are limited and registration is essential. To reserve your place register via this link: www.trybooking.com/BAGVC
We also invite participants to bring along their own device ie: smartphone or tablet with them on the day, as it will be useful during one of the activities in the workshop.
A workshop flyer and workshop outline are available below.