Wednesday 10th June 2020

GSA CEO Rachna Muddagouni speaks out about Family Violence as well as how it might look during this time.

Rachna explains what family violence is (4:34), emphasising that family violence also consists of psychological abuses (6:06). Rachna gives examples of family violence relationships (7:52), as well as explaining the different forms of abuse (9:30) and explaining why family violence happens (14:55). Rachna explores who can experience family violence (24:58), with statistics for survivors who are women (25:15) and other risk factors (33:23). Rachna details the types of abuse that exist (34:42) and talks about the early signs of abuse (44:52)

Rachna talks about family violence myths (48:55), giving information for parents and support for children (46:26), information for family and friends (50:40) and information and support for employers (53:35) Finally, there is information discussed about where to seek help, and these resources can be reached below. (55:20)

Here are the slides from the webinar

Family Violence Powerpoint

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre (formerly Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service)

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre


1800 RESPECT: National Sexual Assault, Family and Domestic Violence Counselling Service
https://www.1800respect.org.au/
inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence

inTouch


Elizabeth Morgan House Aboriginal Women’s Service
http://www.emhaws.org.au/
Djirra – Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria
http://www.fvpls.org/
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)
https://www.dvrcv.org.au/support-services

The Orange Door
https://orangedoor.vic.gov.au/
Family violence outreach workers
Referral via https://www.safesteps.org.au/
Refuges and shelters
Referal via https://www.safesteps.org.au/

Where to get help in local area
Victoria Legal Aid
https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/
Men’s Behavioural Change ( NO to Violence)

Take responsibility


UMSU Legal

Legal


Womens Information and Referral Services (WIRE)

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