Lisa McAdams

CEO Safe Space Workplace

Lisa McAdams is the proud founder and director of Safe Space Workplace a Domestic & Family Violence Workplace Training company specialising in the implementation of Domestic Violence support training into workplaces.  Whose first client was EY and has worked with some of the biggest companies and Government Departments. 
As Domestic Family Violence Survivor, with a corporate background Lisa has the knowledge and understanding of what businesses need. 
Lisa is passionate about educating workplaces, so employees impacted by DFV are the offered right support because she understands the impact of financial abuse and knows continued employment is key for financial stability along with psychological and emotional well-being.
As a professional speaker she utilises her lived experience to connect and relate to the audience Lisa’s passion for changing the conversation around DFV and engaging with workplaces is at the core of all she does.    
Lisa is the author of the new book Domestic Violence Changing Culture Saving Lives. A workplace guide for developing a culture of understanding and empathy.
Launched by the NSW Government and EY in 2018. This book will help workplaces to better understand the complexities of domestic family violence the impact on their business and the role the workplace plays. It will help employers better understand the signs and symptoms of domestic family violence, to gain empathy and understanding, and to develop the confidence to communicate effectively. 
Lisa shares her knowledge, strategies, and advice intertwined with her personal story to deepen the understanding of this complex issue. This book will give you the confidence to discuss and deal with domestic violence in the workplace in a knowledgeable way.


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