Community & Organisational Programs

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Azelene is an engaging presenter. Throughout Azelene’s sessions, she draws on her personal experience as a survivor of intimate partner violence as a teenager.

In her lived experience presentation, she talks about key concepts, theory and different forms of abuse and connects them to her lived experience.

She explains the cycle of abuse in-depth and presents her speech to the audience with a passion you can feel in the room.

All presentations conclude with an open question time, where the audience has the opportunity, and are encouraged, to ask questions that will assist them to further understand intimate partner violence.

Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence Program Content

  • Define Family and Domestic Violence (FDV)
  • Key Statistics
  • Types and Indicators of Abuse
  • Consent and Coercion
  • Social and Cultural Norms and Stereotypes
  • The Effect of Domestic and Family Violence
  • The Cycle of Abuse
  • Screening for Domestic Abuse
  • Recognise – Respond – Record – Report – Refer
  • Safety Planning Checklist
  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Moving Forward
  • Resources

Workshops Times:

1-Hour Lived Experience Presentation
2-Hour Lived Experience Presentation and basic FDV training 3-Hour Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence Workshop activities and Lived Experience short version
4-Hour Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence Workshop activities and Lived Experience long version

Community Workshops Include

The community workshops are available for a variety of community based organisations. For more information contact us.

Healthy Relationships Program Content

  • Respect and Trust: Having confidence in someone else’s honesty and intentions and valuing this person.
  • Mutual Intimacy: Sharing so that each person feels both close to the other and good about oneself.
  • Caring and empathy: Showing concern and caring towards someone and being able to relate to how that person is feeling. Putting oneself in the other’s shoes.
  • Communication: Being able to express feelings or thoughts to the other person and being able to talk about misunderstandings, differences, and arguments.
  • Self-awareness and self-worth: Getting to know oneself, how one feels about things, and feeling good about oneself.

Safety in Relationships Program Content

  • Statistics: Learning more about the current FDV statistics in Australia.
  • Types and indicators of abuse: Breaking all forms of abuse down and looking at each of their indicators.
  • Consent: What are consent and the law around consent.
  • Social and cultural norms: How does society influence our behaviour, attitudes and thinking.
  • The cycle of abuse: Identifying warning signs.
  • Healthy boundaries: How do we set up healthy boundaries and say NO respectfully.

Coercion is NOT Consent Program Content

  • What is coercion: Teaching the key concept of the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.
  • What is consent: Communication, honesty and respect is key when it comes to sex and sexual relationships.
  • Consent and the law: Understanding the law around consent is important.
  • True stories: It is all around us.
  • Signs of coercive control: Identifying warning signs.
  • Power and control wheel: Understanding the Power and Control Wheel.
  • Healthy boundaries: How do we set up healthy boundaries and say NO respectfully.

School Programs and Lived Experience Presentations

To book Azelene Williams to talk at your school visit WA Child Safety Services at: