Intimate partner violence in Australian refugee and immigrant communities: Culturally safe strategies for practice

Intimate partner violence is the most commonly experienced form of family and domestic violence used against women in Australia. It takes place across all cultures and faith groups, including in refugee and immigrant communities. There is an emerging body of research investigating how services can better meet the needs of these culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

This webinar will discuss the emerging research on how service providers can ensure appropriate support is available to this client group. It will include an outline of practical strategies to support community involvement and leadership, cultural safety and trauma-informed care. The webinar will also discuss what works to help implement these strategies, with a focus on current examples of practical strategies to address challenges to service delivery in rural and regional settings.

This webinar will be of interest for those working with CALD communities, particularly refugee communities, and practitioners seeking a greater understanding about the intersecting systemic and social issues affecting service engagement.

This webinar will build upon findings of a recent CFCA paper that brought together research and practice-based strategies to support women from refugee backgrounds: 

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