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ACC00083 - Handling Domestic and Family Violence


At a glance

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.

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Course Type Accredited
Study Mode On-campus
Availability Mackay City
Intake Dates February

Career Opportunities

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.

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.

Professional Recognition


CQUniversity Mackay City

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.


Distance Education including a 2 day workshop

How to Apply


To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

For further information

If you have any questions about the course or program, please call us on 13 27 86.

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