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    • Wed, October 10, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
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     Equity


    Gender Equity in Action



    Learn the practical skills you need to design, deliver and evaluate gender sensitive programs and services. This activity-based workshop will be your introductory step-by-step guide to performing a gender analysis in practice.

    The workshop covers:

    • Identifying gendered norms, practices and structures and their impact
    • Approaches to gender inclusive program design
    • Tools and frameworks for conducting a gender analysis
    • How to use real world data to support your work including an introduction to the Women’s Health Atlas
    • Real life scenarios and the application of a gender analysis

    These skills are particularly relevant for working with Municipal Public Health and Well-being Plans, Victoria’s Gender Equality Strategy, or working to prevent violence against women.

        Workshop facilitators:

        Stephanie Rich has over ten years experience working in health promotion, policy and research, specialising in women's health, gender equity and the prevention of violence against women. 

        Megan Bugden is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Megan is a PhD candidate with a wealth of academic and practical experience in the design and delivery of training to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality. 

        Who should attend?

        This workshop is designed for professionals working in a range of areas including health promotion, social policy, community development, health and support services, women’s health, community health and local and state government who are committed to delivering gender equitable and gender sensitive programs and services.

        Contact us
        Megan Bugden, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9313, training@whv.org.au

        • Thu, November 08, 2018
        • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
        • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
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        Building capacity to create safe and supportive workplaces.



        This workshop is designed to build the capacity of workplaces to support their employees who are experiencing family violence. Disclosures of family violence are common after or during violence prevention training and/or workplace change programs. 

        This workshop is designed for managers, human resources/people and culture staff, or individuals in family violence contact/support roles and will assist them to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure their employees are safe and supported in the workplace.

        Training Outcomes:

        • Increases participants' understanding and confidence to manage disclosures of family violence
        • Builds participants' skill to develop and implement a family violence policy
        • Provides you with practical tools to create a safe and supportive workplace.

          Workshop facilitator:

          Alan Thomson is a skilled and experienced family violence prevention worker, with over 10 years experience facilitating accredited training to stop violence against women. Alan holds a Graduate Certificate in Social Science at Swinburne university, Responding to Male Violence against Women. Alan has worked on numerous primary prevention programs and projects for communities and organisations throughout Victoria, including not-for-profits, local and State Government

          Megan Bugden is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Megan is a PhD candidate with a wealth of academic and practical experience in the design and delivery of training to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality. 

          Who should attend?

          This training is designed to be delivered to workplace managers, human resource professionals and family violence contact staff.

          Contact us
          Megan Bugden, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9313, training@whv.org.au

          • Thu, December 06, 2018
          • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
          • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
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          Utilising storytelling techniques to communicate the drivers of violence against women

          This full day masterclass aims to build participants’ confidence and skills in crafting and sharing stories that communicate the drivers of violence against women. This workshop take participants through story crafting techniques and principles, key considerations when tailoring PVAW stories to various audiences and ethical storytelling. 

          Participants workshop key messages and craft their own story through individual and group activities. This workshop aims to increase the confidence of participants to develop and tell stories that illuminate the causes of violence against women.

          Participants are asked to bring in an example that illustrates one or more of the drivers of violence against women. This example will be the bases of story crafting activities. (‘Examples’ of the drivers of violence against women are not required to be in story form prior to the workshop.)

          The workshop covers:

          • Key elements of a primary prevention story
          • Ethical considerations developing and sharing stories
          • Tailoring for your audience or setting
          • Key messages and the drivers of violence against women
          • Story crafting techniques and story shapes

            Workshop facilitators:

            Kiri Bear is a professional facilitator, trainer and project manager. With 15 years’ experience in youth, community and government services, Kiri has been at the forefront of the PVAW field. Kiri is also an artist, poet and a storyteller. 

            Megan Bugden is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Megan is a PhD candidate with a wealth of academic and practical experience in the design and delivery of training to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality. 

            Who should attend?

            This workshop is designed for practitioners working in the PVAW sector. Participants are required to have a strong understanding of violence against women, primary prevention, Change the Story, and the causes/drivers of violence against women as this content will not be covered in the workshop.

            Contact us
            Megan Bugden, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9313, training@whv.org.au


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