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    • Wed, July 31, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
    • 5
    Register

    Monitoring and evaluation for the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence initiatives




    About this workshop:

    This full day masterclass aims to build participants’ confidence and skills to undertake effective monitoring and evaluation as part of their primary prevention of violence against women and family violence work.

    This workshop explores the key theoretical approaches and practice frameworks that guide primary prevention evaluation in Victoria, supporting participants to reflect on their own practice and experience. Participants are supported to unpack some of the key challenges to putting this work into practice and will work together to explore opportunities to overcome these challenges.


    The workshop covers:

    • the current primary prevention evaluation context
    • good practice approaches to primary prevention evaluation
    • opportunities and challenges in designing and implementing effective primary prevention evaluation including;
      • developing indicators
      • data collection and analysis
      • sharing learnings and disseminating findings.
      •  

      Please note Participants are asked to bring in an example of a current or old primary prevention logic model to use on the day. This will be used as the basis for an activity reflecting on opportunities to strengthen intersectional and other practice. This can be an example of good or not-so-good logic model.

      Audience

      This workshop is designed for experienced practitioners working in the primary prevention and gender equality sectors. It is also relevant for evaluators seeking to build their understanding of the specific skills and knowledge required to evaluation primary prevention initiatives. Participants will be supported to reflect on and draw from their own practice experience and knowledge throughout the workshop.


      Participants are required to have a strong understanding of violence against women, primary prevention, Change the Story, the causes/drivers of violence against women as this content will not be covered in the workshop. Participants are also expected to be familiar with the concept of intersectionality.


      Participants are expected to have a strong understanding of the following documents:


      Cost
      :
        

      Full fee $255 inc. GST

      Student/Concession $155 inc. GST


      This Masterclass was developed with funding from the Victorian Government, under the Free From Violence Strategy.


      Contact us:

      Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone 03 9664 9340.

      • Fri, August 16, 2019
      • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      • Level 8, 255 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC GPO Box 1160, Melbourne VIC 3001
      • 22
      Register

      Violence against women is prevalent and preventable.

      Explore the evidence behind what causes violence against women and their children, and identify actions to stop it before it starts 

      This one-day course is based on Change the story, Australia’s national framework to prevent violence against women and their children.

      For more information on Change the story visit:
      ourwatch.org.au/what-we-do/national-primary-prevention-framework

      The workshop covers:

      • The prevalence and impacts of violence against women
      • The link between gender inequality and violence against women
      • What primary prevention of violence against women is
      • The evidence on what drives violence against women
      • The actions required to prevent violence against women and the role that everyone can play in prevention
      • Applying an intersectional approach to primary prevention work
      • Good-practice examples of primary prevention activities
      • Our Watch’s role in leading the primary prevention of violence against women across Australia. 

      Who should attend: 

      This one-day course is for anyone wanting to lead change in the community, government and business sectors; cultural, faith, sports, education and arts organisations; and beyond!

      Please note: this training is not about how you can respond to women who experience violence or men who perpetrate violence. Rather, it focuses on how to change the underlying norms, practices and structures in society that drive violence against women. 

      Cost

      Full fee $250 inc. GST

      Student/Concession $165 inc. GST


      Workshop facilitators:

      Linden Deathe is the senior health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria and brings 10 years of experience developing and delivering gender equity training in the international development and prevention of violence against women sectors. Linden holds a Master of Gender and Development and a Cert IV in training and assessment. Linden is originally from Canada and only sometimes misses the snow.

      Bianca Walsh is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Bianca brings over seven years’ experience managing and facilitating training to diverse volunteer programs that support newly arrived communities and robust community facilitation and training experience within the social justice and non for-profit sector.

      Contact us

      Bianca Walsh, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9338, training@whv.org.au

      • Wed, August 21, 2019
      • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
      • 19

      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:

          Bianca Walsh is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Bianca brings over seven years’ experience managing and facilitating training to diverse volunteer programs that support newly arrived communities and robust community facilitation and training experience within the social justice and non for-profit sector.

          Dr. Sue Rosenhain is the principal consultant for Definite Advantage. She has a background in physiotherapy and health promotion, holding a PhD, Bachelor of Applied Science and a Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion and Health Education. She has worked in a range of health and community service settings which have enabled her to pursue roles that reflect a social model of health, contribute to reducing inequities, promote continuous quality improvement and involve community and other stakeholders in decision making. In her role as the Project Manager Sue coordinated the development, implementation and evaluation of Together For Equality & Respect 2013-2017, the Eastern Metropolitan region strategy for the prevention of violence against women.

          Who should attend: 

          This workshop is designed for all audiences interested in delivering gender equitable and gender sensitive programs and services. 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.

          Cost

          Full fee $225 inc. GST Student/Concession $155 inc. GST

          Contact us

          Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone 03 9664 9338

          • Wed, September 11, 2019
          • 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
          • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
          • 20
          Register

          Providing the tools to take bystander action to prevent violence against women.

          This three and a half hour active bystander training supports participants to speak up when confronted with everyday sexism and sexual harassment, as well as a range of behaviours and attitudes that justify, excuse, blame, trivialise or minimise violence against women. 

          This training takes participants through the causes, prevalence and impact of family violence, sexual harassment and other forms of violence against women. Participants are provided with bystander tools to build the skills and confidence to speak out against violence-supportive attitudes and behaviours.

          Training Outcomes:

          • Increases participants' understanding and confidence to discuss domestic violence and sexual harassment with your colleagues, friends and family.
          • Builds participants' skill to challenge attitudes and behaviours that support violence against women.
          • Provides you with practical tools to be an active bystander.

          WHV’s active bystander training focuses on the most pervasive forms of violence against women, but the active bystander tools can be used to challenge any form of discrimination, harassment, or bullying. The tools are designed to reinforces healthy, respectful behaviours and focuses on what people in the workplace and communities can do to make a difference.

          Who should attend: 

          Designed for all audiences interested in taking action to prevent violence against women.

          Cost:

          Full fee $125:00 inc. GST Concession $85:00 

          Contact us 

          Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone  9664 9338   

          • Fri, October 18, 2019
          • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
          • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
          • 25
          Register

          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:

              Bianca Walsh is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Bianca brings over seven years’ experience managing and facilitating training to diverse volunteer programs that support newly arrived communities and robust community facilitation and training experience within the social justice and non for-profit sector.

              Dr. Sue Rosenhain is the principal consultant for Definite Advantage. She has a background in physiotherapy and health promotion, holding a PhD, Bachelor of Applied Science and a Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion and Health Education. She has worked in a range of health and community service settings which have enabled her to pursue roles that reflect a social model of health, contribute to reducing inequities, promote continuous quality improvement and involve community and other stakeholders in decision making. In her role as the Project Manager Sue coordinated the development, implementation and evaluation of Together For Equality & Respect 2013-2017, the Eastern Metropolitan region strategy for the prevention of violence against women.


              Who should attend:

              This workshop is designed for all audiences interested in delivering gender equitable and gender sensitive programs and services. 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.

              Cost: 

              Full fee $255.00 Concession $125.00 

              Contact us:

              Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone 03 9664 9338

              • Wed, October 23, 2019
              • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
              • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
              • 20
              Register

              Challenges and opportunities to prevent violence against women in practice

              Explore the challenge and opportunities of undertaking action that seeks to transform gender norms, practices and structures in order to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality. 

              About this workshop:

              This full day masterclass aims to build participants’ confidence and skills to undertake effective gender transformative practice as part of their primary prevention and gender equality work. This workshop explores the key theoretical principles underpinning gender transformative work, reflecting on their own practice and experience. Participants are supported to unpack some of the key challenges to putting this work into practice and will work together to explore opportunities to overcome these challenges. While there is no step-by-step process to undertaking gender transformative practice, the workshop aims to support practitioners to develop the critical thinking and reflection skills required to incorporate a gender transformative lens to their practice.

              The workshop covers:

              • the theoretical framework underpinning gender transformative practice and how it applies to our work
              • applying an intersectional lens to our gender transformative practice
              • working with men in transforming masculinities
              • practitioner care and self-care

              Audience 

              This workshop is designed for experienced practitioners working in the primary prevention and gender equality sectors. Participants will be supported to reflect on and draw from their own practice experience and knowledge throughout the workshop.

              Participants are required to have a strong understanding of violence against women, primary prevention, Change the Story, the causes/drivers of violence against women as this content will not be covered in the workshop. Participants are also expected to be familiar with the concept of intersectionality.

              Cost:

              Full fee $255.00 Concession $125.00 

              Contact us 

              Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone  9664 9340.

              Please note*

              Participants are expected to have a strong understanding of the following documents:


              • Wed, November 13, 2019
              • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
              • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
              • 19
              Register

              Storytelling for Change: Prevention of Violence against Women Communications Masterclass

              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.

              Please note* : 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. 

                Linden Deathe is the senior health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria and brings 10 years of experience developing and delivering gender equity training in the international development and prevention of violence against women sectors. Linden holds a Master of Gender and Development and a Cert IV in training and assessment. Linden is originally from Canada and only sometimes misses the snow.

                Audience

                This workshop is designed for practitioners working in the primary prevention and gender equity sectors. 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. 

                Cost

                Full fee $225 inc. GST

                Student/Concession $155 inc. GST

                Contact us

                Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone 03 9664 9340.



                • Wed, November 20, 2019
                • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
                • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
                • 20
                Register

                Effective monitoring and evaluation for the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence initiatives



                About this workshop:

                This full day masterclass aims to build participants’ confidence and skills to undertake effective monitoring and evaluation as part of their primary prevention of violence against women and family violence work.

                This workshop explores the key theoretical approaches and practice frameworks that guide primary prevention evaluation in Victoria, supporting participants to reflect on their own practice and experience. Participants are supported to unpack some of the key challenges to putting this work into practice and will work together to explore opportunities to overcome these challenges.


                The workshop covers:

                • the current primary prevention evaluation context
                • good practice approaches to primary prevention evaluation
                • opportunities and challenges in designing and implementing effective primary prevention evaluation including;
                • developing indicators
                • data collection and analysis
                • sharing learnings and disseminating findings.

                  Please note Participants are asked to bring in an example of a current or old primary prevention logic model to use on the day. This will be used as the basis for an activity reflecting on opportunities to strengthen intersectional and other practice. This can be an example of good or not-so-good logic model.

                  Audience

                  This workshop is designed for experienced practitioners working in the primary prevention and gender equality sectors. It is also relevant for evaluators seeking to build their understanding of the specific skills and knowledge required to evaluation primary prevention initiatives. Participants will be supported to reflect on and draw from their own practice experience and knowledge throughout the workshop.


                  Participants are required to have a strong understanding of violence against women, primary prevention, Change the Story, the causes/drivers of violence against women as this content will not be covered in the workshop. Participants are also expected to be familiar with the concept of intersectionality.


                  Participants are expected to have a strong understanding of the following documents:


                  Cost
                  :
                    

                  Full fee $255 inc. GST

                  Student/Concession $155 inc. GST


                  This Masterclass was developed with funding from the Victorian Government, under the Free From Violence Strategy.


                  Contact us:

                  Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone 03 9664 9340.


                  • Fri, November 29, 2019
                  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
                  • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
                  • 24
                  Registration is closed

                  Building capacity to create safe and supportive workplaces

                  This three and a half hour 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.

                  This training aims to:

                  • 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 facilitators:

                    To be confirmed.


                    Who should attend?

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

                    Cost:

                    Full fee $125:00 Concession $85:00 

                    Contact us 

                    Please contact us with any queries or any issues with registration. We are available by email training@whv.org.au or by phone  9664 9338   


                    • Fri, November 29, 2019
                    • 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
                    • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
                    • 20
                    Register

                    Providing the tools to take bystander action to prevent violence against women.

                    This three and a half hour active bystander training  supports participants to speak up when confronted with everyday sexism and sexual harassment, as well as a range of behaviours and attitudes that justify, excuse, blame, trivialise or minimise violence against women. 

                    This training takes participants through the causes, prevalence and impact of family violence, sexual harassment and other forms of violence against women. Participants are provided with bystander tools to build the skills and confidence to speak out against violence-supportive attitudes and behaviours.

                    Training Outcomes:

                    • Increases participants' understanding and confidence to discuss domestic violence and sexual harassment with your colleagues, friends and family.
                    • Builds participants' skill to challenge attitudes and behaviours that support violence against women.
                    • Provides you with practical tools to be an active bystander.

                    WHV’s active bystander training focuses on the most pervasive forms of violence against women, but the active bystander tools can be used to challenge any form of discrimination, harassment, or bullying. The tools are designed to reinforces healthy, respectful behaviours and focuses on what people in the workplace and communities can do to make a difference.

                    Audience

                    Designed for all audiences interested in taking action to prevent violence against women.

                    Contact us 

                    training@whv.org.au or Bianca Walsh 03 9664 9338   

                  Past events

                  Wed, July 17, 2019 Storytelling for Change: Prevention of Violence against Women Communications Masterclass
                  Wed, July 03, 2019 Towards Gender Transformative Change Masterclass: Challenges and opportunities to prevent violence against women in practice
                  Thu, June 27, 2019 Gender Equity in Action
                  Thu, June 13, 2019 Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence
                  Thu, June 13, 2019 Gender Equity in the Workplace
                  Thu, May 23, 2019 Gender Equity in Action
                  Thu, May 16, 2019 Primary Prevention Of Violence Against Women Monitoring and Evaluation Masterclass
                  Fri, May 03, 2019 Forum: Teaching a Course in Gender Equity
                  Thu, April 11, 2019 Gender Equity in the Workplace
                  Thu, April 11, 2019 Bystander Action to Prevent Violence Against Women
                  Mon, April 08, 2019 Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW) Communication Masterclass
                  Fri, April 05, 2019 Forum: Putting Gender Equity Work into Practice
                  Thu, March 28, 2019 Gender Equity in Action
                  Thu, March 21, 2019 Gender Transformative Practice To Prevent Violence Against Women
                  Fri, March 01, 2019 Intersectional Perspectives on a Course in Gender Equity
                  Thu, February 21, 2019 Bystander Action to Prevent Violence Against Women
                  Thu, February 21, 2019 Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence
                  Thu, December 06, 2018 PVAW Communications Masterclass
                  Tue, November 20, 2018 Issues paper launch - Great Expectations: How gendered expectations shape early mothering experiences
                  Thu, September 13, 2018 Being an Active Bystander to Prevent Violence Against Women
                  Thu, September 13, 2018 Gender Equity in the Workplace
                  Thu, August 30, 2018 PVAW Communications Masterclass
                  Thu, August 23, 2018 Gender Equity in the Workplace
                  Tue, July 24, 2018 Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence
                  Thu, July 12, 2018 Being an Active Bystander to Prevent Violence Against Women
                  Wed, June 27, 2018 Test Training Event


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