Families Of Veterans Guild

Join our Webinar “Understanding intimate partner violence and family domestic violence: context & action”

Join us on Monday 20 May from 4.30pm for an enlightening webinar on “Understanding Intimate Partner Violence and Family Domestic Violence: Context and Action,” featuring distinguished speakers Dr. Sean Cowlishaw and Commissioner Gwen Cherne.

Dr. Cowlishaw will delve into the nuances of intimate partner violence and family domestic violence, discussing key definitions, assumptions, and terminologies. He will also explore these issues within the contexts of Defence and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

Gwen Cherne, Veteran Family Advocate Commissioner, will share her powerful lived experiences and relevant statistics, illustrating the scale and impact of intimate partner violence. She will discuss efforts by DVA and Defence to address these issues, the community of practice around this advocacy, and upcoming webinars designed to further educate and promote change.

Don’t miss this chance to deepen your understanding and engage in this critical conversation. Learn how you can join a community of practice, educate yourself and others, and drive transformative change.

Registrations are essential click here to register

This webinar is brought to you by the Families of Veterans Guild program ‘Our Space’. Our Space is a program that offers social connection and peer support for families of veterans, with a focus on the needs of spouses and widows. Our Space provides face-to-face events in NSW and ACT as well as online peer support and events such as webinars.

To find out more contact wellbeing@fov.org.au or sign up below:

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