About the course

About the course

After successfully completing this accredited course, you will be able to identify presenting risk of family violence and provide an appropriate response. This course will also provide you with the foundation of family violence and risk that is needed for further levels of specialisation.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • adopt and comply with work practices that align with the values, policies and procedures of approved Family Violence Multi Agency Risk Assessment and Management Frameworks (MARAM)
  • identify MARAM responsibilities relevant to your own role
  • engage sensitively and respectfully with service users
  • communicate effectively with service users, colleagues and referring services to determine and initiate an appropriate response
  • undertake identification of family violence risk for a service user in compliance with MARAM
  • utilise referral services appropriate to the family violence risk presentation, including services for children and young people and people from diverse communities

You will also learn:

  • the use of effective interpersonal skills to engage sensitively with service users to facilitate self-disclosure
  • identification of family violence risk using approved family violence risk frameworks
  • provision of response actions involving referrals and information sharing to service provision or intersecting service

The course consists of one unit of competency and is delivered in a blended format. 

Course Details


Fees & Schedule

Government Subsidised ConcessionGovernment Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$0$0$450
Service Fee$166$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83$83
Material Fee$0$0$0
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$249$249$699
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$249$249$699

Learning Pathways

Following completion of this course, you could consider undertaking further studies in the community services sector. For example:

  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Certificate IV in Mental Health

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