Intellectual Disability and Domestic and Family Violence
Date recorded: 21st May 2020
Presented by Jane Barrett and Siobhan Gibbs
This webinar focuses on the intersection of intellectual disability and domestic and family violence. In particular on some key aspects of working with people who have an intellectual disability including: Identifying intellectual disability, cognitive and communication difficulties, vulnerability to exploitation and violence, working with disability support providers and tips to support workers who are performing risk assessments and safety planning with people who have an intellectual disability.
Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Approaches with People with Intellectual Disabilities
Date recorded: 28th May 2020
Presented by Jill Olver and Victoria Tucker
Suitable for counsellors, psychologists or those working in therapeutic role. We ask that people first watch the previous webinar in order to learn more about working with people with intellectual, learning and cognitive disabilities, in order to benefit from this webinar.
This webinar focuses on key aspects of counselling with people with intellectual disability, appropriate communication approaches, utilising trauma informed practice and mindfulness/somatic techniques, relationships and DFV education during crisis counselling, and appropriate therapeutic activities in areas of strengths based, narrative, creative and expressive therapies, neuro-psychological education and strategies, and DFV and relationships education that will assist with longer term recovery.
Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Approaches with People with Intellectual Disabilities webinar link
Handouts to go with webinar
SPARK Webinar: Pregnancy decision making support for women with intellectual or learning disability who are experiencing reproductive coercion and abuse
Date Recorded: 27th October 2021
Presented by: WWILD SVP Association, Children by Choice and Workup QLD.
This SPARK Webinar presented the consumer’s lived experience of the challenges and the skills required to work with pregnancy decision making in the context of violence and reproductive coercion.
This recording is held on the WorkUP QLD Resources Hub website. Click on this LINK to view the recording.
Domestic and Family Violence and Disability Resource Training Videos – WorkUP QLD Resources Hub Page
These 4 videos of people with disabilities speaking about Domestic and Family Violence were developed as part of the Working Well with Women with Disability online webinars series. This project was a collaboration between WorkUP QLD, WWILD-SVP Association Inc. and Queenslanders with a Disability Network (QDN). The online webinars were delivered from September till November 2021.
This workshop series were co-designed, developed and delivered with women with disability. It is targeted to people who work in the sexual assault, women’s health and well being and domestic and family violence workforce.
Workshop 1: Foundational knowledge – Women with Disability
Workshop 2: Understanding gendered violence in the context of women with disability
Workshop 3: Good Practice in working with women with disability
Workshop 4: Resources and support for working with Women with Disability
Workshop 5: Inclusion of women with disability in organisations as clients and staff
These recorded workshops will be available at a later date. The videos are currently available now.
Click on this LINK to view the videos developed as part of webinar series.