Workshop Three June 2017
Held in Alice Springs, 29-30 June 2017, the third Action Research workshop provided opportunities for practitioners to share their project learnings, challenges and findings with a diverse range of projects from across Australia and to building their knowledge and understanding regarding promising practices and approaches to building safe communities for women and their children. The workshop Report provides an overview of the workshop activities and presentations.
Workshop Three presentationsDay 1
- ANROWS Research Program and the Action Research Project, ANROWS
- Living Together, Living Safely , Access Community Services, QLD
- Further Life Opportunities for Women (FLOW), South East Community Links, VIC
- Families United Together, Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors (ASeTTS), WA
- Approaches to primary prevention of violence against women and their children, Our Watch
- Primary Prevention, Safe Responses and Talking Gender, Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service, QLD
- No more excuses!, City of Salisbury, SA
- Working Together with Men, Health West Partnership, VIC
- Women’s Family Safety Group ‘Stand up’ , Tangentyere Council, NT
- Dads for Kids, The Salvation Army, VIC
- Women's Community Shelters, NSW
- Channels of Hope for Gender: Lajamanu NT, World Vision
- Doors to Safety, Women's Community Health Network, WA
Workshop Two Nov-Dec 2016
The ANROWS Action Research Support (ARS) team recently facilitated the second round of Action Research Support workshops for the Building Safe Communities for Women and their Children (BSCW) projects. Workshops were held on both the West coast (Perth) on 14 & 15 November and the East coast (Brisbane) on 1 & 2 December 2016. Eighteen participants representing 11 projects attended the two day Action Research Support workshop in Perth and 34 participants representing 22 projects attended the Brisbane workshop.
Sample BSCW Project Story / Liz Orr, ANROWS Action Research Support
Workshop Two presentations
- Research, knowledge translation and exchange / Heather Nancarrow, ANROWS CEO
- ATNETYEKE STAND UP! / Eliza Arbaci, Tangentyere Family Violence Prevention Program
- Helping fathers, helping families / Thomas Docking, Dads Group Inc.
- Safe in Our Town: Glen Innes NSW / Louise Morley, Glen Innes Family & Youth Support Service Inc.
- Working Together with Men to prevent violence against women / Dr Cuong La, HealthWest Partnership
- United in Diversity – Facilitating Safer Pathways / Nadine Hantke, In Touch
- Conversations for Change / Megan Lorains ans Nicole Montgomery, Primary Care Connect
- Change the Story A shared framework for the primary prevention / Michelle Hunt and Scott Holmes, Our Watch
Workshop One 6-7 June 2016
On Monday 6 & Tuesday 7 June, ANROWS held a national workshop as part of its Action Research Support (ARS) project. Thirty-seven people, representing 24 projects from across Australia, attended the workshop, which aimed to support the planning and implementation of the action research aspects of their projects. Aunty Georgina Williams, senior Elder of the Kaurna people, welcomed the participants.
Workshop 1 Schedule 6-7 June 2016 (407.81 KB)
- Communities of Practice, Collective Impact and Community Champions: Building and sharing Knowledge, Relationships and Language to create safer communitiesCairns Regional Domestic Violence Service
- No more excuses! City of Salisbury, SA
- Making The Fitzroy Valley Ours Again: Building safe communities for women and childrenMarninwarntikura Women
- Using reflective practice / Dr Cuong La, Project Manager – Working Together with Men – HealthWest Partnership, VIC
For more information see Action Research Support Resources