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Intimate Partner Violence
1 day Training

Intimate Partner Violence Training Live Training Friday 25th October 2024

Identifying and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in the Private Practice Setting.
Jenny Sanbrook, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Certified Gottman Therapist

Location: The Crows Nest Centre, 2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest NSW 2065
Cost: $499 inc GST
Early Bird $449 (offer ends Midnight 30th June 2024)

The growing awareness and media attention of Intimate Partner Violence means there will be a higher rate of reporting in the counselling


In this one day training – Jenny Sanbrook will give a detailed explanation
of how IPV shows up in the Private Practice in both individual and couples therapy. She will share her knowledge via the most up to date theory and research and provide case examples to elucidate this area further.


The presentation will cover important statistical information about IPV,
up-to-date information around coercive control, attitudes, beliefs and risk
factors, along with ways to identify and respond to IPV in the private practice setting including the challenges of socio-political landscape with reference to how this affects our therapy men and women.


Jenny will give case examples of different types of IPV cases and provide ways to identify appropriate responses to use with both victims and perpetrators. The workshop will equip therapists with up to date strategies and resources with reference to current ethics and guidelines via the use of slides and readings that can be directly translated into the therapy room for clients.

Learning objectives

  • Build knowledge of theory and background regarding IPV including terminology, prevalence and trends in the data.
  • Display an understanding attitudes and beliefs around IPV Identify contributing and risk factors influencing the presentation of IPV
  •  Articulate a deep understanding of the characteristics of victims and perpetrators and how these factors impact therapy
  • Utilise and justify the use of relevant screening and assessment tools relevant for different settings
  • Demonstrate proficiency in assessing and managing risk and protective factors associated with IPV
  • Identify and consider appropriate therapeutic models and clinical skills when working with IPV with couples and with individuals
  • Develop a familiarisation with assessment and screening tools and develop confidence with risk and safety planning
  • Develop awareness of working with countertransference and complex cases
  • Specify relevant support services
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