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Short Course in Domestic and Family violence support Aboriginal and Islander communities (ACC00063)

Course summary

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and maintain community relationships, work within cultural protocols and support people who have been affected by domestic and family violence. It requires sensitivity and understanding of diverse cultural protocols and practices, including appropriate interpersonal and networking skills. This unit applies to community services workers providing services in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.


The cost of this short course will be $200.00.

Course details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • - Community Services
AQF Level

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however this is a specialised short course, and is best suited for students who are health and community services workers with experience working with people who have experienced domestic and family violence. It is recommended that students without prior experience in this area should undertake the foundation short course ACC00083 before commencing this specialised short course. All students should provide services according to established organisation procedures.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

On completion of this course, students will receive a Short Course Statement of Attainment.

This unit assists students to develop knowledge and skills for application in a range of human services where workers may encounter victims of domestic and family violence.

Course Structures

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Standard Course Structure

Required Unit
CHCDFV004 Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Course Intakes

CQUniversity Mackay City

Distance Education including a 1 day workshop

One (1) unit must be successfully completed.


Students will be offered pre-reading materials prior to attending the face to face workshop. Following the workshop there will be assessment items to complete from home. 

For information regarding the availability of workshops please contact the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, Education and Development Team on 07 4940 3320.

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

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