Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk

Learn how to create a safer community for all.

This accredited course provides foundational knowledge required to identify the presenting risk of family violence. It focuses on how to ask about family violence and respond sensitively to a disclosure. The Victorian state government has determined family violence to be its number one law and order challenge, and all universal service professionals are encouraged to undertake the course. 

Delivery Mode

  • Online
  • Inclass



The training is twelve hours in total, delivered over either three daytime or four evening classes, on either weekdays or Saturdays. You must attend all classes.

(Overall duration is 6 weeks)


There is no placement required for this course

Employment Outcomes

Pathways to further study

Units of Study


Identify and provide initial response to family violence risk

VICSEG New Futures trading as New Futures Training TOID: 21203.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to access our training.