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The Readiness Program: Primary care’s readiness to address family violence – Safer Families

Primary care’s readiness to address family violence


The Readiness Program builds capacity of GPs and primary care workers to better support patients experiencing family and domestic violence.


It is a national training program for primary care providers to effectively recognise, respond, refer and record family and domestic violence using a trauma informed approach. It offers a flexible, multifaceted training program to engage general practitioners, primary care nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners, and other primary care workers and practice staff through:


  • Online Training Workshops (Virtual Classrooms)
  • Virtual Practice-Centred Learning (Pathways to Safety)
  • Suite of E-Learning Modules
  • Webinar Series (RACGP Live And On-Demand)
  • Community of Practice (Pathways To Safety)


The Readiness Program offers training that is fully funded to anyone working in a primary care setting (clinical and non-clinical staff within General Practice, Community Health and Aboriginal Medical Services).


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