Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk

Course Code 22510VIC
Course Title Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk
Course Length 3 months approx.
Study Mode Online (day, afternoon or night) via virtual training room

Family Violence

If family violence risks are presenting in your role, but you are unsure of how to respond or support those who are vulnerable – this course is for you.

The 22510VIC Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk provides an accredited training program and vocational outcomes for universal service workers, to identify the presenting risk of family violence, and gain the confidence to provide appropriate responses.


 

To be awarded the 22510VIC Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk a student must successfully complete a total of one (1) unit of competency, consisting of:

Units of competency

VU22733 Identify and provide initial response to family violence risk

 

Practical assessment

  • Practical assessment tasks to be completed in real-time via video-link or recorded video

 

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

  • Students undertaking the course will be professionals who do not have family violence as a core function of their role.

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Students undertaking a blended and/or online virtual training will require the additional digital skills and technologies:

Digital literacy skills Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:

Video conferencing software (Zoom) – Access to video conferencing software (Zoom), available to download from:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Web camera and microphone on, as required when using video conference

 


 

What will you learn?

You will learn key skills required for screening, risk assessment, risk management, information sharing, and referral within the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) Framework. This course also provides the foundational understanding of family violence and risk needed for further levels of specialisation.

Where could your skills take you?

  • Achievement of this course provides credit towards qualifications in a range of training packages where identifing and providing initial response to family violence risk are required.

What could you study next?

  • 22532VIC Course in Supporting People with Psychosocial Disability
  • 22540VIC Course in Supporting People with Complex Personal Care Needs, including Behaviours of Concern

 

Victorian residents may be eligible for government subsidised training in Victoria under the Skills First Program. Am I eligible?

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (Skills First Program) Standard Fee (Skills First Program) Fee For Service
$AUD 0.00 $AUD 0.00 $AUD 170.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. We encourage students with a disability to access government subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


genU Training offer 22510VIC Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk, in the following format:

 

 

Virtual Training Room (day, afternoon or night) – Study in real time online, with instructor-led sessions via video conferencing, supplemented with guided activities via the Learning Management System (eLearning).

Session timings:

11 weeks of Morning sessions 10:00am – 1:00pm;
or
11 weeks of Afternoon sessions 1:30pm – 4:30pm;
or
11 weeks of Evening sessions 5:30pm – 8:30pm

 

Session format:

Week # Hours Session
1 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual induction session via video conference
2 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual training session via video conference
3 Self-paced online eLearning module
4 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual training session via video conference
Self-paced online eLearning module
6 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual training session via video conference
7 Self-paced online eLearning module
8 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual training session via video conference
9 Self-paced online eLearning module
10 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual training session via video conference
11 3 hours Real time online – Instructor led virtual assessment observation session

 

NB: All study modes require students to access and undertake additional activities, including: research activities, reflections and assessments via the Learning Management System (LMS).

 

Time zones:  Local state time zones are observed


 

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