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2-Day Webinar Series: Assessment and Treatment Considerations for DFV Perpetrators with Cognitive Impairment/Developmental Disability - 07/09/2022 & 14/09/2022

$75.00 inc. GST

Webinar 1 - 07/09/2022 

Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm (AEST)

Assessment Considerations for DFV Perpetrators with Cognitive Impairment/Developmental Disability

 

Webinar 2 - 14/09/2022

Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm (AEST)

Treatment considerations for DFV Perpetrators with Cognitive Impairment/Developmental Disability

When a perpetrator experiences a developmental disorder, consideration of how traits of the relevant disorder are critical in both assessment and intervention. The experience of disability and traits related a disability can create a multifaceted presentation which needs to be understood from each aspect for effective assessment and intervention. This two-part webinar presentation aims to provide an understanding of what these additional factors are and how they can impact assessment as well as important consideration for intervention programs.

About the Presenter

Dr Maxwell is an AHPRA registered psychologist who is a Senior Clinical Consultant for SAL Consulting and a Men's Behaviour Change Facilitator for Relationships Australia Victoria. Dr Maxwell holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Graduate Certificate of Domestic and Family Violence Practice and a Doctorate of Forensic Psychology. Dr Maxwell has over ten years’ experience working with individuals who have a disability in both direct care and clinical roles in addition to over nine years experience of working with individuals (with and without a disability) who perpetrate offending behaviour and have/are at risk of entering the justice system. Dr Maxwell has extensive experience in writing reports related to risk and treatment needs for individuals who are mandated under the Disability Act 2006, Crimes Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried Act 1997 and the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005. Dr Maxwell provides clinical support and engages in training sessions for psychologists/allied health professionals and disability support teams who support complex clients. She has also co-presented intervention program training workshops; both in Australia and internationally. Dr Maxwell also engages in direct client work with individuals who perpetrate violence and this has included provision of individual and group-based programs has specific to sexual offending, violent offending and family violence treatment programs for intellectual disabled and non-intellectually disabled offenders.

Ideal for

Professionals who work with family violence including; community organisation workers, school staff, health professionals, youth workers, child and family workers, and counsellors.

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  • This online webinar will be delivered live via Zoom video-conferencing. Further information will be provided upon registration.

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