Maternal and Child Health Workforce Family Violence Professional Development Plan Report uri icon


  • This professional development plan is a critical contribution to the Victorian government whole of government response to the Family Violence Royal Commission. The plan responds to the recognition of the vital role MCH nurses play in prevention and early intervention of family violence in Victoria. It builds on a substantial Training Needs Analysis of the current population of Victorian MCH and lays out a comprehensive evolving Professional Development and Evaluation Plan for 2019 to 2022. If fully implemented, this professional development program has the potential to greatly enhance MCH nurse best practice and ultimately improve the outcomes for Victorian mothers, infants and all family members experiencing family violence.

publication date

  • 2018