Webinar | Good practice in Indigenous-led interventions to prevent violence against women
with Chay Brown
Tuesday 6 August 2019 | Online
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (AEST)
Time converter at worldtimebuddy.com
Good practice in Indigenous-led interventions to prevent violence against women
Mainstream interventions are often ineffective to address violence against women in Indigenous contexts.
Mainstream interventions often seek to solve the problem of violence against women by placing the onus on the woman to leave the abusive relationship and seek safety. However, such interventions are largely inappropriate in many Indigenous contexts. Alternatively, interventions occur through the judicial system in the form of incarceration, but recidivism rates highlight the ineffectiveness of a solely penal approach. The approach to resolving abuse by Indigenous-led interventions is often more holistic and directed at restoration.
This presentation draws upon research conducted as part of the 'Good practice in Indigenous-led interventions to prevent violence against women' project which aims to identify principles of good practice and develop context-specific indicators for each principle by undertaking case studies of programs working with Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory. This presentation draws upon grassroots knowledge, consultations, and partnerships with Aboriginal people and external stakeholders in the Northern Territory to explore the need and opportunity for community Indigenous-led approaches to mediation with a focus on domestic and family violence. The presentation will discuss mediation and family dispute resolution through an Indigenous lens and the need for mediators to be cognizant of the additional barriers particularly facing Indigenous women when engaging with the Family Law Court system.
While the presentation has a particular focus on the needs of indigenous women, those working with domestic violence in a range of circumstances will find many relevant touch points.
Register yourself and gain valuable CPD points.
Can’t attend? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording within 5 working days after the event.
About the presenter
Accessing the webinar
Webinars are run using Zoom as our online platform.
How do I access the ‘live’ webinar?
How do I access the video of the webinar afterwards?
You will be sent the video recording of the webinar within approximately 5 working days of the live webinar having run. The link to the recording of this webinar will remain active for at least 3 months from the date the webinar was run. After the webinar has run, we consult with the given presenter as to whether extended availability is possible, we are therefore not able to guarantee access beyond 3 months.
What do I need on my computer or device to watch a webinar?
- Download and install the Zoom application appropriate for your device.
You may join the webinar from your PC, Mac, Linux or mobile devices (IOS or Android). Click here to learn about:
- Supported operating systems, tablets and mobile devices
- Supported browsers
- Required device processor and RAM
- Join a Zoom test meeting to test your Internet connectivity.
- Check here for recommended Internet bandwidth.
- You will need speakers or headphones to listen to the speaker. Check that your headphones or speakers are connected and the volume is turned on (where applicable).
- You may also need to check the Audio Settings on Zoom once you have logged in.
How can I access technical support?
- Resolution Institute Sydney office : +61 2 9251 3366 (Landline) | 1800 651 650 (Freecall)
- Resolution Institute Wellington office: +64 4 470 0110 (Landline) | 0800 453 237 (Freecall)
Zoom Help Centre
If you require urgent assistance and are unable to reach the Resolution Institute office, please contact Zoom Help Centre and choose Free or Pro plan subscribers - Chat Live to begin the chat session. You will be required to provide the event’s Webinar ID that’s on your confirmation email. Zoom chat support is available 24/7.