August 2013: I’ve been learning a new skill over the past few weeks and am now in the middle of delivering a six-part webinar series to the Violence Against Women sector on technology safety. WESNET asked me to convert the US curriculum developed by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) last year and […]
Last week Karen had the pleasure of delivering a half-day session on technology safety to participants at the 7th National Homelessness Conference in Melbourne. There were about 70 participants, many of whom came up during and after the presentation to say how shocked they were to learn about some of the ways technology can be […]
Bentley and Clark currently adapting the great curriculum used by NNEDV in the USA for WESNET’s SafetyNet Australia project. The curriculum, developed by the NNEDV over the past decade, has been released to WESNET under license. The project involves reviewing and adapting the US curriculum to the Australian context. The new curriculum will be rolled […]
Karen presented twice at the Second World Shelter Conference in Washington in February 2012. Karen co-presented along with US presenters in a one-day pre-conference institute devoted to tech safety (misuses and safety planning) at the Pre-Conference Institute on Technology. Karen also presented a paper on Quality Accreditation in a small refuge.
In August 2011, Karen had the opportunity to travel to Washington DC, and participate in the National Network to End Domestic Violence’s Training of Trainers (TOTv9). This training will enable Karen, to one day train domestic violence and sexual assault workers in how to best protect the privacy and security of both their clients and […]