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Domestic, family and sexual violence workers

eSafety delivers free webinars to upskill frontline workers and others who support people experiencing tech-based abuse, also known as 'technology-facilitated abuse'.

We also offer online learning modules to complement the frontline workers webinars.

An introduction to tech-based abuse – knowing how to respond

This training aims to:

  • raise awareness about types of tech-based abuse and harms experienced by adults 
  • build practical skills in responding effectively to someone experiencing tech-based abuse
  • explain eSafety’s reporting functions and highlight eSafety resources.

Who is this session for?

  • Community groups and other organisations wanting an introduction to the topic of tech-based abuse.

Session length: 1 hour.

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Tech-based abuse in domestic, family and sexual violence situations

This training aims to:

  • raise awareness about tech-based abuse
  • build knowledge and skills to support clients experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, domestic, family and sexual violence
  • help service providers identify online safety opportunities in policy development and risk assessment processes.

Who is this session for?

  • Domestic, family and sexual violence service providers and support workers.
  • Legal or justice response services, including law enforcement, legal and court staff, mediators and advocacy agencies.
  • Crisis response services, including welfare and emergency housing services.
  • Healthcare services, including hospital social workers, nurses, allied health services and disability workers.
  • Therapeutic services, including counsellors, group therapists and complementary therapists.

Session length: 1 hour or 1.5 hours.

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Children and tech-based abuse

This training aims to:

  • raise awareness about children’s experiences of tech-based abuse in domestic and family violence situations
  • provide practical support strategies to support children and young people who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, tech-based abuse
  • highlight eSafety resources to assist those working with children and young people who are experiencing tech-based abuse.

Who is this session for?

  • Domestic, family and sexual violence service providers and support workers. 
  • Those working with children and young people who may be dealing with tech-based abuse. For example, out-of-home care workers and social workers.

Session length: 30 minutes.

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eSafety’s reporting functions

This training aims to:

  • explain eSafety’s four reporting functions
  • outline how eSafety works with online service providers and platforms to have harmful content removed
  • provide practical advice about what can be reported to eSafety and other support pathways when things go wrong online.

Who is this session for?

  • Domestic, family and sexual violence service providers and support workers. 

Session length: 30 minutes.

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Online learning modules for frontline workers

This free in-depth training complements and extends our existing webinar-based training. It aims to provide domestic, family and sexual violence service providers, and other support workers, with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to help clients protect and empower themselves and their families online.

The content of the training modules is tailored for specific sectors. It can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.

The modules cover a range of topics including:

  • understanding tech-based abuse 
  • how technology can be misused
  • supporting First Nations women
  • supporting women with intellectual or cognitive disability
  • safe and secure technology
  • safe social networking
  • image-based abuse and adult cyber abuse
  • legal implications and the law
  • collecting evidence
  • eSafety planning
  • getting help from eSafety.

Find out more at Online training for frontline workers or for more information please contact us.

Last updated: 09/04/2024