Training for frontline support services

Safe access to technology is crucial for all women—it helps them stay connected to family and friends, engage with the world and find information and support.

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner and WESNET deliver a free two hour workshop to frontline, specialist and support staff in the domestic violence sector. The workshops raise awareness of technology-facilitated abuse and provide staff with up-to-date skills and knowledge to support women and families.

Frontline service providers will increase their knowledge of technology-facilitated abuse while our experienced facilitator shares stories, current information and advice on topics such as:

  • online harassment, stalking and intimidation
  • the use of tracking devices
  • privacy and security settings
  • an introduction to eSafetyWomen resources
  • how to use technology safely
Presenter and attendees at training workshop

Register for a workshop

Workshops are delivered Australia-wide. You can either register for a scheduled workshop in your area; or your organisation can host a workshop if you have 10 or more participants.

Online training

eSafetyWomen—online training for frontline workers complements and extends our existing face-to-face training. It aims to provide domestic and family violence frontline workers with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to help women protect and empower themselves, and their families, online.

The training can be completed in your own time, and at your own pace, and covers important topics such as;

  • What is technology-facilitated abuse?
  • How technology can be misused
  • Safe and secure technology
  • Safe social networking
  • Image-based abuse
  • What is the law?
  • Collecting evidence
  • eSafety planning

Find out more at eSafetyWomen—online training for frontline workers.

 

Need more information?

Please email questions through to our enquiries team at eSafetyWomen@eSafety.gov.au

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