Strangulation, Sexual Violence, Separation & Stalking: Beyond the Basics – Two Part Series (Townsville)

Date:  to
Event type:  Workshop
Region:  North Queensland
Organiser:  WorkUP Queensland
Pricing:  $198-$396

Location

Address:  TBC
Suburb:  Townsville
State:  Queensland
Postcode:  4814

Contact

Name:  Annika Stehn
Phone Number:  0438 589 420

Over the course of two days, Betty Taylor and Tania Felsted will provide an overview of non-lethal strangulation, sexual violence, separation and stalking within a violent intimate partner context.  They will help participants understand how tactics used by perpetrators operate within a overarching framework of coercive control. Other areas of focus include:

  • How anoxic and acquired brain injuries should influence service responses
  • Pornography and sexual violence in intimate partner relationships
  • Legislative responses
  • PTSD and trauma responses
  • Post high risk team intervention … what do we do next
  • Safety Management … a tiered approach
  • Strangulation
  • Children and child protection

Please note this is a two part series. Participants should attend both sessions.

Dates: Tuesday, 17 August and Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the specific red flags of non-lethal strangulation, sexual violence, separation and stalking
  • Understand how a coercive control framework influences how these risk factors impact on victims
  • Understand the medium to long term needs of victims of strangulation on physical and psychological health
  • Understand of legal responses to all 4 red flags
  • Ability to develop work place policies and practices aimed at improved responses
  • Understand workplace duty of care responsibilities
  • Understand the correlation between pornography, strangulation and sexual violence
  • Ability to develop safety management plans that incorporate risk from a victim/survivor and perpetrator perspective