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Short course in recognising and responding to domestic and family violence (ACC00083)

Course summary

This Accredited Short Course (which is the nationally recognised unit CHCDFV001 - Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence) describes the knowledge and skills required to identify and respond to the needs of clients who may be experiencing domestic and family violence, including responding to immediate intervention and support needs. 


The fee for this short course will be $350.00.

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 short course is best suited for students who are health and community services workers. Students do not need to be specialised family violence workers, but 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. The unit CHCDFV001 is a foundational unit for specialised units CHCDFV002, CHCDFV004.

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CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

Course Intakes

CQUniversity Mackay City

Distance Education including a 2 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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