Specialist Courses - Nationally Recognised Qualifications - Customised Training and Consultancy

Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation

What you'll learn

  • Prevent and respond to abuse effectively.
  • Uphold dignity and respect for all.
  • Enhance skills in abuse prevention and response.
  • Comprehend types of harm and exploitation.
  • Follow incident reporting rules diligently.
  • Recognise signs of harm in individuals.
  • Provide support to those who've been harmed.
  • Understand staff rights when reporting abuse.

Essential for:

Anyone who works with, or supports, vulnerable people: 
Direct Support Workers and other staff who work in group homes and residential facilities for individuals with disabilities. 
Managers, supervisors, case managers, and coordinators
Family and friends caring for loved ones
Allied Health professionals
NDIS Practise Standards tags: Provider Governance and Operational Management
Risk Management
Rights and Responsibilities
Violence, Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation and Discrimination
Appropriate services: Specialised Accommodation including Respite, Group or Shared Living, Aged Care Residential, Transitional and Emergency Housing Settings
In-Home Support, Individualised Support
Community Engagement Programs including group activities, day programs, and community access
Supported Employment
Family, friends, and carers  
Allied Health Professionals
Duration: 60 minutes
Suggested refresher schedule: Every 12-months (annually)
Cost: $38.50 including GST (*see below for group rates)

Why choose this course?

Everyone has the right to feel safe and be treated with dignity and respect in their own home and community. Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation is critical to ensuring that this right is upheld for people with disabilities.
This course has been developed for people who work with vulnerable people, including their managers and supervisors, to increase their skills and knowledge in preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Disability service providers have legal and ethical obligations to provide safe and respectful care to people with disabilities. This training is an important step in ensuring that they are meeting these obligations.

What content does the course cover?

This course covers essential information for the prevention of violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation and how to appropriately respond including: 

  • Types of violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  • Understand the rules for reporting incidents of harm.
  • Recognise signs that someone might be experiencing harm.
  • Learn how to support individuals who have been harmed.
  • Understand the rights of staff (whistle-blowers) who report abuse or harm.

Course completion requires: 

Successful completion of the compulsory quizzes included throughout the learning.


Once successfully completed, learners will be issued with a digital certificate of completion 

Flexible learning access: 

Our learning materials are accessible through two options: directly on our Learner Management system (LMS) or by using our SCORMs, which can be hosted on your organisation's own LMS.  

For groups:  

We offer our course through a license agreement designed for large groups. This is a cost-effective option, especially when multiple courses are bought together. If you choose to pay for multiple years upfront, you will also get extra discounts.

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