Trends in service integration to address family violence

Domestic, family and sexual violence in the family law system: Reflections and future directions
Friday 27 July, 1215 – 1235

Presenters

Dr Antonia Quadara
Australian Institute of Family Studies

Abstract
Dr Quadara will present an overview of the general trend towards service integration to address family violence, including the establishment of the Multi-Disciplinary Centres (MDCs) and Support and Safety hubs being set up in Victoria. She will present the high level findings of AIFS’ evaluation of the co-located child protection practitioner role at the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and at the Family Court of Australia to explore the translation of the concept of service integration into practice settings and what this suggests about the conditions for effective service or systems integration.