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DVFREE Workplace ‘First Responder’ Training – Auckland

May 07, 2021 at 9:24 AM

From the NZFVC


Tuesday 15 June 2021


Shine office, 409 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland




Regular $360 + GST; Earlybird $330 + GST

Specialist training to provide safe and effective workplace support for staff who experience domestic violence.

Register for this event

What is the First Responder role? ‘First Responders’ are the designated workplace contact people within an organisation for staff experiencing domestic violence. Training is critical to prepare First Responders to respond safely and effectively to staff who experience domestic violence while being clear on their professional boundaries.

First Responder Training will prepare your First Responders to:

  • Recognise signs that someone may be experiencing domestic violence • respond safely and supportively 
  • Refer to a specialist domestic violence organisation
  • Offer and provide workplace support, including workplace safety planning 
  • Understand issues around confidentiality and information sharing 
  • Support managers with team members experiencing domestic violence 
  • Explain the appropriate role of EAP in a workplace response to domestic violence
  • Understand professional boundaries • understand when and how to seek advice for supporting an employee
  • Understand, at a high level, an appropriate employer response to staff who perpetrate domestic violence.

See the website for future dates for courses in AUckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

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Category: Training