23. August 2019 - 12:30 till 13:30
Grand Round - New research on how hospitals can support clinicians, including survivor staff, to address family violence | Conference Room A | Friday, 23. August 2019
Join us to learn about new research on the prevalence of family violence amongst nurses, midwives, doctors and allied health staff and the impact on their clinical practice and workplace support needs; presented by Elizabeth McLindon.
Professor Kelsey Hegarty will then present a recent synthesis of evidence on what assists clinicians to be ready to undertake identification and response to family violence.
Finally, implications of this research for hospital workplaces will be discussed in a panel format, which includes survivor and health practitioner voices.
Date: Friday 23 August 2019Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pmLocation: Conference Room A, ground floor
A light lunch will be served
Professor Kelsey Hegarty
Kelsey Hegarty is an academic general practitioner who holds the joint Chair in Family Violence Prevention at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Women's Hospital. She co chairs the Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence against Women (MAEVe). Her research includes the evidence base for interventions to prevent violence against women; educational and complex interventions around identification of domestic and family violence in primary care settings and early intervention with men, women and children exposed to abuse.
Liz McLindon is a social worker at the Women’s who has most recently worked as a counsellor/advocate at CASA House and on family violence prevention in the department of Strategy and Planning. She is completing a PhD at The University of Melbourne about the prevalence, impacts and implications of family violence against health professionals.