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Becoming Response-Able in Family Violence work - Online training

October 27, 2023 at 2:41 PM

From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse -


Thursday 16 November 2023






ECLIPSE: Family Violence Services


$75 + GST

This training aims to increase Understanding of Institutional Systems Abuse and specifically offers insights into how practitioners can ensure that their own practice works against Harmful Responses in Family Violence Work.

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Listing of training and other events does not constitute endorsement by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse. Information is as provided by the organiser. For further information or queries about training or events, please contact the organiser using the links or contact details provided.

This course is for anyone responding in the context of family violence. It will enhance attendees' reflective practice by providing greater awareness with which to reflect on one's actions. This course will also deepen attendee's understanding of family violence as a social problem and the importance of our responses.

This course is practice-based. It translates core family violence concepts, such as social entrapment theory, the wider pattern of coercive control, and systems abuse, into a guide for practice. It does this to enable safe and dignified responses that mitigate against harmful responses.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop a solid understanding of what harmful responses are in the context of family violence.
  • Understand the practice of social entrapment theory, coercive control and systemic abuse. 
  • Develop insight into identifying the Predominant Aggressor and the Primary Victim
  • Understand institutional systems abuse and how to mitigate against perpetrator exploitation.
  • Learn about benefits of reflective and collaborative practices that safeguard against harmful response.

ECLIPSE: Family Violence Services Ltd is a specialist family violence training provider, that offers services across Aotearoa, New Zealand. They have a targeted focus on providing a Victim Survivor Lived Experience informed training experience to increase workforce capability as well as whānau safety and well-being.

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