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The Office of the eSafety Commissioner promotes online safety education for Australian young people, educators and parents. It also provides a complaints mechanism for young people who experience serious cyberbullying, and for Australians to report illegal or offensive online content.

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Expert: Rosalie O’Neale 

Rosalie O’Neale is a program manager of eSafetyWomen at the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. Established in July 2015, the Office administers a new cyberbullying complaints scheme, and provides a substantive range of information and resources to empower all Australians to enjoy the benefits of being online whilst staying safe. Rosalie, most recently has been involved in the development of resources to assist women targeted by technology-facilitated abuse (see and was involved in a new initiative – Digital Literacy for Older Australians

What you get by completing this session

  • 40 mins of CPD

    A 30 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. Includes a 10 minute quiz.

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

One in four women have experienced emotional abuse from a partner, and one in six have experienced physical or sexual abuse, and increasingly technology is being used to perpetuate this abuse. In this presentation, Rosalie O'Neale, who manages the eSafety Women program for the eSafety Commissioner, takes a look at the different forms of tech-facilitated abuse, reveals some of the red flags that indicate this is occurring, discusses who is most at risk and why medical practitioners are well-placed to help.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the forms and red flags of tech-facilitated abuse
  • Recognise surveillance devices, apps and image-based abuse
  • Outline the groups who are most vulnerable to tech-facilitated abuse
  • Understand the role of medical practitioners and how they can help
  • Illustrate the guides, support and legal resources available for practitioners and patients

Course curriculum

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    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

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    Digital Technology and Domestic Violence

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video lecture (20 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (10 mins)

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    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

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