The Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Responses is a specialist course designed for frontline workers, policy developers and other professionals who come into contact with domestic violence victims or perpetrators.
The certificate received some valuable coverage in the ABC News. The news item, “Family and domestic violence is the ‘wicked social problem’ a university course is aiming to address”, profiled the certificate, with quotes from Associate Professor Michael Flood (pictured), the Course Coordinator.
The context for the Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Responses is the emergence and growth of policy and programming focused on the prevention and reduction of domestic and family violence in Australia. The violence prevention field has increased in both size and momentum over the past decade. In this context, there are calls for building workforce capacity in the sector, and the certificate is playing a key role.