Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Graduate Diploma in Domestic and Family Violence Practice will provide the opportunity for students to develop advanced industry-related knowledge, skills and competencies to respond to domestic and family violence. Students will have the opportunity to enhance their learning in key specialist practice areas in relation to domestic and family violence. Units of study relate to responding to victims and perpetrators, and leadership and management are available to students in this course. The knowledge and skills students will gain through completing this course are transferable across a wide range of professions and occupations where workers respond to domestic and family violence.
8 units (48 credit points)
- Domestic and family violence
Standard entry requirements
- A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution
- Or a completed diploma plus 3 years relevant work experience
- Or a completed Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Practice or equivalent.
Exit awards: Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men's Behaviour Change; Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Practice. Interim awards: Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men's Behaviour Change; Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Practice. Students may continue their studies with the Master of Domestic and Family Violence Practice.
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Relevant work experience must include employment in the domestic and family violence field, or a related field (such as child safety, health, correctional services), where associated written tasks, such as report writing, are demonstrated. Work experience must be outlined on a company letterhead, be signed and dated by a delegated authority from within the organisation.