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Graduate Certificate Domestic and Gender-based Violence Research and Practice

Domestic and gender-based violence is a serious and pervasive public health and human rights issue. There is an urgent need to ensure that anyone whose work is touched by domestic and gender-based violence is adequately trained to respond to and to help prevent current and future violence. This is reflected in the introduction to mandatory minimum qualifications for specialist family violence practitioners in Victoria from July 2021. The University of Melbourne’s Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Gender-based Violence Research and Practice offers a pathway to a fulfilling career in the sector.
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kNOwVAWdata course:  applied learning to measure violence against women

The University of Melbourne in partnership with UNFPA, ANROWS and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is pleased to offer the kNOwVAWdata training program; a course specifically tailored toward Violence Against Women (VAW) prevalence data, data literacy, measurement and analysis.

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Cathy Humphreys and Kristin Diemer

Domestic and Family Violence (online course)

The domestic and family violence reform agenda has recognised that up skilling the workforce is a central aspect of preventing current and future violence. This subject provides foundational knowledge in addressing domestic and family violence, and the content is informed by cultural, structural, relational and individual understandings of domestic and family violence.

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Image caption:  2019 course participants representing Solomon Islands, Myanmar, Vanuatu and Australia. (© Kristin Diemer 2019)

Researching Violence Against Women (GEND90015)

Graduate coursework Points: 12.5 On Campus (Parkville)

*Please note this course has been offered online due to COVID-19 restrictions.*

This  week long, face to face intensive subject draws on international best practice guidelines for measuring violence against women and based on the kNOwVAWdata professional course.

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