Domestic and Family Violence and Brain Injury - Pre-conference Workshop

Date

Tuesday 20 July 2021

Location

The Abercrombie Building, The University of Sydney Business School, Corner Abercrombie Street & Codrington Street, Darlington, Sydney, Australia.

Organised by

Brain Injury Australia

Cost

From A$195 (Early bird rate until 20 June)

Women and children who have sustained brain injuries as a result of domestic and family violence are an emerging cohort in urgent need of service responses

In 2017, Brain Injury Australia was commissioned by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services to lead Australia’s first research into family violence and brain injury. The resulting report found 2 in every 5 of the 16,000 victims of family violence attending Victorian hospitals over a decade had sustained a brain injury; nearly 1 in every 3 of the victims of family violence were children. And, of those children, 1 in every 4 had sustained a brain injury.

Rachel Ramirez, Founder and Director of The Center on Partner-Inflicted Brain Injury, a project of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) will deliver a pre-conference workshop at the 8th National Brain Injury Conference to be held in Sydney, Australia, 20-22 July 2021.

The aim of the workshop is to increase both individual practitioners’ and organizations’ capacity to better meet the complex unmet needs of victim-survivors.

Read more online or download the flyer (PDF)

If you have a particular interest in this topic but are unable to attend this event, please follow the links provided for additional information and resources. Please contact the organiser if you would like information about alternative ways of accessing the workshop.

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