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'What Does It Take?' - Panel discussion

'What Does It Take?' - Panel discussion

Our 11 September 2014 forum 'What Does It Take? - Addressing high risk family violence through an integrated service response' featured the following Panel discussion with leaders in high risk response strategies.

Panel discussion - “Operationalising Integrated High Risk Programs”


Erin Davis | Trainer, Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria.


Dr Karen Sutherland | State-wide Principal Practitioner, Office of Professional Practice, Department of Human Services.

Annette Gillespie | CEO, Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service. 

Bernadette McCartney | Executive Manager of Community Support, Bethany Community Support Services.

Sgt Carmel Ross | Family Violence Advisor for NorthWest Metro Division 4 (covering the Hume-Moreland areas of Victoria Police).

Sgt Mark Spriggs | Family Violence Advisor for NorthWest Metro Division 5 (covering areas including Whittlesea, Darebin, Banyule and Nillumbik).

Michelle Seddon |Regional General Manager, North Metropolitan Region, Community Correctional Services.

Luise Tartaglia | 24 Hour Response Coordinator, Women’s Health West and Representative of the Critical Reference Group for the Western Extreme Risk Client Strategy.

Rachael MacKay | Health Promotion Worker, Women’s Health Goulbourn NorthEast.

Audio note

Please note that, due to technical issues, our recording comes in several questions into the discussion. It begins with Sergeant Carmel Ross responding to the question 'how has police involvement in integrated high risk strategies changed the way police work with other agencies to address particularly dangerous family violence situations?'.

Panel discussion: 'What Does It Take?'
11th September 2014 forum
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