EDVOS has developed a free training on gender inequality and family violence for salon professionals to help women who may be facing violence or controlling behaviour at home.
HaiR-3Rs (Recognise, Respond and Refer) aims to:
To find out more about our HaiR program please view our information flyer below, visit our Facebook Page, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 03 9259 4293.
HaiR-3Rs Research Report on Family Violence Training for Salon Professionals
The HaiR-3Rs Research Report was developed in conjunction with Eastern Domestic Violence Service (EDVOS) and The University of Melbourne. The pre and post-training evaluations of over 150 salon professionals included in this report show that participants in the program felt it greatly improved their ability to help clients in need. 87% of salon professionals reported feeling more confident to recognise, respond and refer on disclosures of family violence. The report also reveals that 90% of participants’ understanding of gender inequality, the main driver of family violence, increased from low to high.
In this report, a Salon Professional quoted that the program gave him, “the confidence…in understanding that you’re not a counsellor, and it’s not your responsibility to provide that…it’s more appropriate and responsible to give a client the information and the power to explore a more appropriate avenue of help”.