Family Violence eLearning Series

Family Violence eLearning Series

Welcome to  the ‘Family Violence' eLearning series.  The module was created in partnership with Ministry of Social Development and CPD@Whitireia. 

Course Overview

The course includes the following:

Module one: Introduction to family violence

The scale of family violence in New Zealand

The impact of family violence

Who is at risk

What can be done to help


Module two: Family violence in Aotearoa New Zealand

What constitutes family violence

Types of abuse in families

Relevant NZ legislation

Exploring own world views


Module three: Dimensions, dynamics and cultural constructs of family violence

Causes and theories of family violence

Socio–ecological and cultural considerations

Risk and protective factors


Module four: Working with family members who use violence

Exploring family members who use violence world views

The Duluth power and control wheel

Family violence and children



Module five: Working with family members that experience violence

Impact on family members who experience family violence

Risk management

Safety Planning concepts


Course Features

Interactive learning using animation and video

Formative learning


Estimated Duration

4-5 hours depending on previous experience over a 6 month duration.  


Target Audience

This online interactive course is specifically designed for all of those working within Public Health in New Zealand. 

Course availability: 12 months
Category: Family Violence
Price: $100.00