Introductory Modules

Introductory Modules

Every response matters, and therefore the understanding of every industry matters. The following introductory modules are designed to build on understanding of and responses to domestic, family and sexualised violence.

Each module is 50 minutes and contains lived experience insights, data, concepts, animations and introduction to resources you can take forward (at no cost) into your industry. From the suite below choose which is best for you to view individually and/or as a team. All modules use the same content with the difference being nuanced lived-experience insights.

View the Introductory Module: Any Responder (50mins). Complete the short application to embed.

Every industry matters. And all of us have a part to play.

All of us are friends and family to people in our lives and we can be more prepared to respond if someone shares with us they need our support.

View the Introductory Module: Clubs Industry (50mins). Complete the short application to embed.

Clubs are a connection point for many individuals and communities across Australia. The 2015 National Clubs Census estimated there are over 6,000 clubs in Australia, and more than 13m members, and 300m+ visits annually, with 172,000 staff across the nation.

View the Introductory Module: Fitness Industry (50mins). Complete the short application to embed.

According to (RunRepeat’s analysis 2021) there are roughly 3,715 gyms, 4 million members and over 30,000 trainers in Australia. 15.3% of Australians are members of a gym.

View the Introductory Module: Hotel Industry (50mins). Complete the short application to embed.

The Accommodation Association represents over 3,500 businesses contributing $13 billion to the Australian economy. There are 113,500 people employed in the accommodation industry,

View the Introductory Module: Security Industry (50mins) Complete the short application to embed.

The security industry in 2022 has over 6,889 businesses contributing $11 billion to the Australian economy. With 153,000 licensed security professionals the security industry is significantly larger than both the Australian police force and defence forces.

Content in the Introductory Module:

  • Who is responsible for responding?
  • What is domestic and family violence?
  • Who experiences domestic and family violence?
  • How can I understand more about peoples lived experiences?
  • How can every workplace and team member be ready to respond?

[*Viewers can pause to take a break or split into two sessions here]

  • How can every workplace and team member support (not pressure) victim-survivors?
  • What about sexualised violence?
  • Who ‘should’ victim-survivors talk to?
  • What can your team and workplace do about people who use domestic and family violence?
  • How can your workplace and team use Insight Exchange to inform its responses?

Share your de-identified feedback with us about the introductory module including a message to people with lived experience who shared their insights into the module.

Using the Introductory Module in your organisation and/or across your industry:

Are you looking to build on the introductory understanding of domestic family and sexualised violence within your team/employees, with students and with training/course participants?

  • Opportunity: We invite you to use the donated Introductory modules as employee induction, employee professional development, prerequisite viewing before other training content and study/career pathways into and within your industry.
  • Apply: Complete short application to obtain free time-bound access (up to 12months) to the embed codes to the Introductory Module of your choice.
  • Note: Copyright remains the property of Insight Exchange and no fee can be applied under any circumstance to access this donated resource. See guide to Using Insight Exchange.

What next after the Introductory Module?

Insights and Resources

The introductory modules introduced several ready to use Insight Exchange resources as well as lived-experience insights you can explore.

Foundations and Foundations Applied

Build on your foundations further through the Foundations and Foundations Applied material.

Foundations Module: Understanding and responding to strangulation

Read more about strangulation.

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