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NT Remote Health Workforce Child Abuse Training and Development

What it does

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet provides funding to the Centre for Remote Health to deliver accredited training to primary health care practitioners and community service workers working in remote areas of the Northern Territory.

The training covers:

  • child sexual abuse, child neglect, emotional and physical abuse of children, and domestic violence
  • mandatory reporting and barriers and enablers to reporting
  • information required to make a child abuse report
  • child abuse prevention considerations and activities
  • self care for primary health care practitioners.

The training is delivered in Katherine, Tennant Creek, Darwin, Alice Springs and Nhulunbuy in line with a schedule set by the Centre for Remote Health. Associated funding provides training for Aboriginal co-facilitators to participate in the primary health care workshops.

Each training session is run over 2 days.

Participants need to work in remote Northern Territory areas. There is no cost to participants.

What it achieves

The training aims to help participants from remote services respond appropriately to the ethical and professional dilemmas associated with child abuse.

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Centre for Remote Health

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