Centre for Family Violence Prevention
The Centre for Family Violence Prevention supports health services to identify and respond to family violence through training and system changes. Our research builds the evidence base for best practice in hospitals and support for people experiencing family violence.
The image above shows Health Minister Jill Hennessy, Prof Kelsey Hegarty, the CEO of the Women's Dr Sue Matthews and Prof Glenn Bowes, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, when Prof Hegarty's appointment was announced.
Centre for Family Violence Prevention - overviewLearn more
The Family Violence Prevention Centre is having an impact on family violence screening and influencing how screening and first line response is being undertaken in health services across Victoria.Learn more
List of projects and featured project 'Family violence common amongst health workers'Learn more
Selected key publicationsLearn more
Key staff in the Women’s Family Violence Prevention Centre, under the leadership of Director Professor Kelsey Hegarty.Learn more