DV - Alert

Domestic Violence Response Training

Domestic Violence Response Training

CHCDFV001 – Recognise and Respond to Domestic and Family Violence

Lifeline South Coast on behalf of Lifeline Australia RTO 88036 delivers DV-alert, Lifeline’s free nationally recognised training program that enables health, allied health and frontline workers to confidently:

  • RECOGNISE signs of domestic and family violence
  • RESPOND with appropriate care
  • REFER affected individuals and families to relevant support services

Since 2007, Lifeline has been delivering DV-alert (previously known as DiVeRT) in different parts of Australia including remote and rural locations. Since it was first developed, DV-alert has expanded to wider range of audiences to provide a more tailored approach that recognises the complexities of domestic and family violence as an issue.

DV-alert is funded by the Department of Social Services and is supported to contribute to one of the outcomes of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022 – services meet the needs of women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.

Nationally Recognised Training

As a nationally recognised training program, DV-alert is mapped out against the unit of competency CCHCDFV001 – Recognise and Respond to Domestic and Family Violence. Participants who complete the training and assessment will receive a statement of attainment. Find out more about the benefits of DV-alert.

For more detailed information and for bookings, visit dvalert.org.au

Please get in touch with us if you’d like to discuss your training needs – training@llsc.org.au

Upcoming Events

Aug 09

DV-Aware Virtual Classroom

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sep 14

DV-Aware Wollongong

September 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000

Lifeline South Coast would like to acknowledge the lives that have been lost to suicide. We are committed to supporting those with a lived experience of suicide and aim to reduce the stigma around seeking help for poor mental health and suicidal crisis.