National Homelessness Conference 2018

Kathrine Cock

Executive Manager, Crisis and Integrated Responses, Women’s Safety Services SA

Kathrine Cock Kathrine works at Women’s Safety Services SA, managing integrated partnership response programs for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. Kathrine has worked in the domestic violence sector in South Australia for 20 years, with additional experience in child protection, tertiary education, disability support, refugee trauma recovery and public policy.

Kathrine has also recently worked with Flinders University in Vietnam, building capacity in the Vietnamese women’s sector to develop risk assessment tools and integrated responses to gender-based violence.

Kathrine’s position at Women’s Safety Service SA includes oversight of the state-based Domestic Violence Crisis Service, 1800 RESPECT national specialist trauma counselling team and integrated partnership models such as the Women’s Safety Contact programs that enhance safety for women and their children whose partners are engaged in Domestic Violence Abuse Prevention Programs.