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A broader range of providers engaged in counselling services for perpetrators

Recommendation:
089
Status:
In progress

Who is leading the change

  • Court Services Victoria

The Secretary of the Department of Justice and Regulation approve a broader range of service providers to provide counselling services to perpetrators who are subject to a counselling order issued by the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria under section 130 of the (Vic). Such service providers should have expertise in the interplay between family violence and drug and alcohol misuse or mental illness, provided the purpose of the counselling remains within the scope of the statutory objectives of Part 5 of the Act.

Reviewed 26 August 2020

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