Free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students

CJRC member Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz will speak at a free two day Domestic Violence conference for QUT students

Dr Ron Frey from the School of Psychology and Counselling has organised a free two day domestic violence conference for QUT students.

May 27th and 28th May
10 am – 4 pm
H101, QUT Kelvin Grove Campus

Please note attendance is free, but there is somewhat limited seating in the auditorium.
All QUT students, family and friends are most cordially welcome.  The programme is designed to maximise the participation of the audience and allow them to ask the questions they would really like answered.


Day One, Saturday, 27th May, 2017.

10 am
Welcome, from the School of Psychology and Counselling
Associate Professor Renata Meuter, or representative.

What is Domestic Violence?
Dr. Ron Frey, School of Psychology and Counselling

11:30 am
Is domestic violence best understood through a gender perspective?
Associate Professor Michael Flood, School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT

12:30 – 1pm  Break

1pm – 3 pm

Welcome to country
Aunty Heather Carseldine, Queensland Health

Panel discussion on risk assessment with women
Di Mangan, CEO, DV Connect
Sophie McCashin, Practice coordinator, DV Connect
Emily Cheesman, Talera Centre
Kristy Edwards, WAVSS (who will include some thoughts about amphetamine abuse and domestic violence)
Aunty Heather Carseldine (to be confirmed)

3 pm -4 pm
What can we learn about risk from the study of deaths from family violence?
Susan Beattie, manager, Domestic and Family Violence Review Unit

Day Two, 28th May, 2017

10 am – 12 pm
Children and domestic violence
Anna Jones, programme manager, the Talera Centre
Dr. Ron Frey

Emma Malone, the Talera Centre
Dr. Areana Eivers, School of Psychology and Counselling, QUT (to be confirmed)

12 pm – 1pm  Lunch

1 pm – 2:15 pm
Legal Issues
Professor Heather Douglas, Faculty of Law, University of Queensland
Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz, School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT
Angela Lynch, Women’s Legal Service (to be confirmed)

2:30 pm to 4 pm
Working with men as both victims and perpetrators

Mark Walter, DV Connect, Mensline coordinator
Dave Misso, specialist psychologist
Dave Burck, Renew Programme, Talera Centre
Dr. Ron Frey




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    How do I register for this event?

    • avatar
      Molly Dragiewicz

      That conference was last May.

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