Training and Professional Development Courses

We offer a customised service to meet the needs of most organisations including social/human services, animal welfare and rights organisations, and law enforcement.

For information please contact either Heather ( or Nik (

Some of our recent sessions are listed below.

  • ANZASW webinar, Why social workers should care about violence to animals.
  • Minda, Human-animal relationships and animal assisted therapies: Benefits, ethics and practicalities.
  • Uniting Care Wesley, Human-animal relationships.
  • Catherine House, Domestic violence and Animal Abuse: Making connections.
  • Office of Women, Human-animal relationships: An introduction.
  • Children’s Strategic Action Group, Human-animal relationships: An introduction. 
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Emergency Department staff, Domestic/family violence: an overview of key issues
  • Centacare therapy staff, Cross-reporting between human and animal abuse.

Please note these are generally not available to the public (our public events are listed under the events tab) and usually incur an honorarium that goes towards our work at the AISWG.  We recognise many of our customers are NGO’s and so have a sliding scale of fees. Email us for more information.

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