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Fact sheet: Training options for community services on engaging with men who use domestic and family violence

The Queensland Government has developed a fact sheet on training and professional development options available for community services and private practitioners on engaging with men who use domestic and family violence.

In 2018, Queensland’s Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board highlighted the need for community services workers and private practitioners to be able to recognise and respond to clients who may be perpetrating domestic and family violence, and maintain the safety of victims and their children.

In consultation with the community services sector and private practitioner peak bodies, the Queensland Government has explored a number of training options available to support practitioners to work productively with clients who may be using domestic and family violence in their relationships, while also taking a holistic approach that emphasises perpetrator accountability and victim safety.

This fact sheet details a number of training and professional development options available in Queensland and Australia.