Webinar: Advanced Culturally Responsive Practice in Domestic and Family Violence

Webinar: Advanced Culturally Responsive Practice in Domestic and Family Violence

This 1.5 hour webinar is designed to equip those working directly with people impacted to better understand the nature of domestic and family violence using an intersectional framework. Topics covered to better understand DFV context include unconscious bias; conceptual framework of domestic and family violence including dynamics and diversity of experiences in cross- cultural contexts; cross-cultural considerations for disclosure; strengths-based approaches for engagement; addressing safety and wellbeing of children; and engaging perpetrators.

Participants will develop skills and knowledge of:

  • Categories of unconscious bias
  • Impact of  bias and effective mitigation strategies
  • Cultural challenges and sensitivity around DFV disclosure and asking question
  • Cultural considerations when assessing risk and safety
  • Knowledge of children’s safety and risk of abduction
  • Engaging perpetrators


WHEN   Thursday 10 September
   1:00PM – 2:30PM AWST
WHERE    Online webinar

   Free of charge, registrations essential.
   Register here


Legal CPD point allocation: 1 Professional Skills | 0.5 Ethics and Professional Responsibility 

Should you have any queries or require any further information please do not hesitate to email WA.FamilyPathwayNetwork@relationshipswa.org.au or call (08) 6164 0380.

Elizabeth Lang

Elizabeth Lang is the Founder and CEO of Diversity Focus. Her areas of expertise include intersectional diversity & inclusion and domestic & family violence in cross- cultural contexts.

Elizabeth is a PhD candidate at Curtin University and has published in international advocacy and domestic and family violence. Elizabeth has taught as a Sessional Academic at Curtin University on a range of multidisciplinary units since 2015 and currently lectures on topics such as human rights, domestic and family violence and diversity & inclusion. She is also the author of the upcoming book ‘Wired for Bias’ which explores the formation and impact of unconscious bias at an individual and societal levels.

Elizabeth believes in the power of dialogue and enjoys facilitating learning environments that challenge participants to look within and engage in deep transformational learning experiences.