Engaging men’s responses to family violence Workshop - Campbell Town, TAS

Date: 14-Nov-2017

Campbell Town Banjo's,  Campbell Town TAS  - Tuesday

, 14 November 2017 from 9.30am to 4.30pm.




This workshop explores key skills for working effectively with men’s responses to conflict situations using a child centred approach. It explores practical ways workers can respond when working with men who experience high levels of conflict or use family violence in relationships. It focuses on early intervention work with these men so that they may access other behaviour change resources in their community.

This workshop explores how workers can better engage with men to increase their motivation to access further support to address family violence issues. It builds upon the worker’s experience and introduces a range of practical tools that can be used with clients in a variety of settings responses to conflict to build insight, responsibility and change.

It focuses on:

  • the use of the domestic violence framework
  • using the generative approach to working with men and conflict/ family violence issues
  • using a child centred approach to support change
  • ways to focus on respectful relationship skills
  • differences between anger management and family violence work
  • supporting men to access additional services
  • using response based approaches to create insight, responsibility and greater safety
  • tools and exercises to use when working with men to enable them to better regulate conflict issues.

When: Tuesday, 14 , 29th September 2017 from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Where: Campbell Town Banjo's, 84 High Street Campbell Town TAS

Cost: The early bird booking is $242.00 if registration occurs before 27th August (GST included). The fee for registrations after the 27th August is $297.00 (GST included). Morning tea and lunch are provided.

To register: Register and complete payment below. A Tax Invoice will be emailed to you. The payment needs to be completed before the workshop occurs, for the registration to be fully confirmed.

Facilitator: David Nancarrow

For the past 15 year David has had a wide variety of counselling and professional experience. David has had extensive experience working with mainly male clients who have had high levels of conflict, domestic violence and relationship break downs. As a Men and Family Relationship Counsellor David specialized in developing the ‘Core Value’ therapy for anger management and has spoken at several Men’s Health conferences around Australia about the success of this therapy. David work has allowed him to develop programs for the Education and Youth Justice Department, titled ‘My Path,’ for Young male who did not attend school. As a mediator David has mediated between separating parents in often highly acrimonious situations. As a child consultant David also specialized in symbol and sand tray therapy for children from separated families. David Journey took him on to manage a Mental Health organisation where the main Rehabilitation and Recovery model for mentally ill clients utilized the Boston Model of Recovery. David is also the author of two books, ‘What’s for Tea Dad’ which is a fun interact cook book for first time dads and ‘Honey I am Pregnant’ which is a manual for first time dads which are available as free e-books. Currently David now works teaching ‘Skills for Life’, for TasTafe Apprentices and delivering Mental Health and Welling Being training for organisations and the business sector. David’s passion is to help equip people to be mentally healthy and have successful and lasting relationships.


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