DFV Assist


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DFV Assist is a CESPHN service that supports health professionals to identify and appropriately respond to domestic and family violence (DFV) and facilitate referral pathways to improve outcomes for patients. It is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

DFV Assist offers: 

  • Online and face-to-face training  
  • In-practice training for health professionals and practice staff. This service can be customised to meet the needs of individual practices.  
  • Support to develop or enhance practice policies and procedures relating to DFV to ensure responses to DFV by practice staff are safe and supportive. 
  • A referral service exclusively for Health Professionals that will provide information on appropriate referrals and confidential advice on supporting patients affected by DFV. 

For more infromation, please contact DFV Assist.

Education and training: 9304 8754 or dfvassist@cesphn.com.au 

Referral service: dfvassist@cesphn.com.au or use the webform to the right of this page

Secondary consultations: 0456 763 537