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 NEW Training 2017-2018

Wednesday September  13th 2017

C.U.B.E. (Cultural Understandings, Better Engagement) 

 One day 9:00am – 5:00pm

C.U.B.E training will provide participants with:

  • A drive for positive change and outcomes regarding Aboriginal engagement,participation an insight into Aboriginal culture.
  • The nature and scope of lateral violence in Aboriginal society.
  • Empower participants with skills and knowledge to better recognise and understand areas in Aboriginal culture that may have an effect on  participation rates and outcomes for Aboriginal specific programs.


The training offers the opportunity for participants to:

  • Increase participants own cultural understandings
  • Discuss strategies for the implementation of their new learnings
  • How these learnings may be embedded into service delivery.
  • Improved relationships between Aboriginal staff/volunteers and community
  • Awareness and a greater understanding of organisational cultural competency.

“This training was delivered in a fun but direct and inclusive way”- Jane 

“What a great day the facilitators help break down barriers and allow us to confront difficult topics”-John 

“training was extremely informative and the trainer was very engaging” -Daniel


Wednesday September 20th 2017


This training provides participants with the knowledge and skills to recognise and understand the indicators of serious risk of domestic and family violence.   The training provides specific  information on working with Aboriginal families experiencing domestic and family violence.

The training discusses practical strategies for responding to domestic and family violence within the context of your agency. The program also  provides you with strategies and how to imbed these strategies into your everyday practice. The program will focus on the importance of how to respond in ways that support the client’s needs, particularly their need for safety.

Topics include:

  • How we define domestic and Aboriginal family violence
  • What can workplaces do to support employees experiencing domestic and

family violence?

  • How can I tell if someone is in an abusive relationship?
  • The causes of Aboriginal family violence
  • Guiding principles working with Aboriginal clients
  • Culturally sensitive safety planning
  • Case planning
  • Aboriginal whole-of-life view of health

“encouraged me to look through a Cultural lens, Great training” – Gemma

“exhausting, thought provoking, challenging and informative, great job”- Simone

“very informative , great use of the examples and i loved the humor”-Jessie


 Wednesday October 18th 2017


Improve your professional practice by incorporating these essential principles into your work with men.

 Participants will explore:

  • Working safely and ethically with men around issues of gendered violence, power and control
  • Responding sensitively and safely to the needs of women and children affected by male domestic violence
  • Essential theoretical and practice-based expertise
  • Conceptual and therapeutic skills in facilitating men’s behaviour change
  • processes and responding to the needs of women and children

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding male domestic and Aboriginal family violence
  • Appropriate community responses to male domestic and Aboriginal family violence
  • Appropriate ways of working with men for change
  • Key principles that underpin working with men
  • Key elements of working with men who use violence
  • Philosophy and principles for working with male violence in the family


“Great environment that allowed people to share theirs stories and learn from each other”-Colin   

“Excellent Training, fantastic delivery, really helpful content” -Marge  

“You guys never fail to deliver enjoyable but vital training “ -Sue


Wednesday November 15th 2017


Perpetrator Behaviour Analysis (PBA) or perpetrator mapping is an important tool used to highlight pathways and case management strategies for both the perpetrator and the survivor/s of domestic and Aboriginal

family violence. Participants will learn the skills, strategies used for in depth analysis. Survivor Behaviour Analysis (SBA) will assist workers develop strategies to achieve positive outcomes for survivors of domestic and Aboriginal family violence.


The training will cover:

  • Perpetrator Behaviour Analysis – Minimising risks to women and children
  • Best practice to improve Perpetrator Behaviour Analysis
  • Survivor Behaviour Analysis – Strength based practice
  • Parental protection patterns – Positive patterns for positive outcomes
  • Case management practices – Case note taking – Solution based case work – Communication


“Another excellent and meaningful training delivered by KWY thankyou” -Robert

“Thought Provoking thanks”-Simon

“For me this training was eye opening I enjoyed it in aspects of structure & content”– Donna




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