On November 28th as part of the worldwide 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, Stopping Family Violence in partnership with Curtin University, held the ‘Emerging Ideas in FDV Research and Practice’ showcase to present innovative research being undertaken in the family and domestic violence sphere.
This full-day, free event explored emerging and topical ideas in FDV research, and a number of national research projects that aim to increase safety for women and children. Presenters included Head of Social Work at Curtin University Professor Donna Chung, Stopping Family Violence CEO Damian Green and Project Consultant Mark O’Hare, Associate Professor Reinie Cordier, Dr Kate Dorozenko, as well as former honours’ students and researchers at Curtin University.
The Showcase was well attended by representatives from the WA FDV sector including the Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence Minister’s office, the Department of Communities, the Department of Justice, women’s services, indigenous services, and CALD and multicultural services.
Alongside showcasing SFV and Curtin’s vast research agendas, this event proved an opportunity for networking and sector engagement.
Below is a summary of Showcase presentations including downloadable slides.