Date
08 Nov 2017
12:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Western Health - Sunshine Hospital
176 Furlong Road
ST ALBANS VIC 3021
Australia
Available to
All
Professional development points
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Western Health would like to invite you to a day of education to raise awareness of Family Violence in health care settings.
Internationally, ‘Health Cares about Family Violence Day’ occurs annually on the second Wednesday of October each year, and aims to;
  • Reach members of the healthcare and advocacy communities
  • Offer education about the critical importance of universal education regarding family violence
  • Promote healthy relationships
  • Address the health impacts of violence across the lifespan
Western Health’s theme for 2017 is: Health Equity Responses across the Lifespan

Keynote Speaker:
Dr Anita Morris - Family Violence Principal Practitioner, Department of Health and Human Services

Featuring:
Dr Anne Smith - Medical Director - Victorian Forensic Paediatric Medical Service
Ilana Jaffe - Inner North West Primary Care Partnership

Further information will become available as the program develops.