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APS Student Event: The identification and treatment of victims of domestic violence

Event number: 18860
Presenter(s): Carmel O’Brian

This is a free event for APS student members only

  • Are you interested in learning about the warning signs of domestic violence?
  • Would you like to find out more information how to support someone living with violence?
  • Would you like to understand risk assessment associated with domestic violence?


On the ACU Melbourne Campus map the Christ Lecture theatre is marked as 404. 

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About the presenter(s)

Carmel O’Brian is a Counselling Psychologist and National Convenor of the APS Women and Psychology interest group. Carmel has now been working in the field of domestic violence for more than 20 years, with experience working in child protection, The Victorian Womens' Prison, critical incident management, general counselling practice and management within the welfare sector. In 2008 Carmel received a Menzies award for her work in innovative service provision, in 2010 Carmel received the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Elaine Dignan Award for her contribution to women through her profession and in 2017 she was awarded an Order of Australia Medal. Carmel is helping the APS develop practice guidelines for psychologists working with family violence.

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Australian Catholic University, Christ Lecture Theatre 404.G.12
115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, 3065
Fitzroy, VIC 3065
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 17/8/2017
End date: 17/8/2017
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm


Student only event:
APS student members FREE


APS - Melbourne Branch
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