ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
May 25
2-day: Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk and MARAM with Young People
clock Duration: 2 days
location Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Enrolments are open

Aiming to introduce family violence literacy, practice skills and foundational theories, this workshop covers a range of topics necessary for identifying and responding to family violence and enhancing participants understanding of how family violence impacts young people and skills required for providing appropriate support.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

25th and 26th May, 9:30 am- 4:30 pm

  • Training Type:
  • Topic: Family Violence, MARAM
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    YSAS Dandenong

    155 Lonsdale St
    Dandenong VIC 3175

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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Aiming to introduce family violence literacy, practice skills and foundational theories, this workshop covers a range of topics necessary for identifying and responding to family violence and enhancing participants understanding of how family violence impacts young people and skills required for providing appropriate support.

Participants will be introduced to foundational family violence knowledge including an exploration of the drivers of violence, an introduction to Intersectionality and develop communication skills that support young people’s safety, dispel family violence myths and avoid collusion. This workshop will also introduce workers to the use of the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) Tool from a youth AOD context, discuss adolescent-specific risk assessment considerations and provide an overview of the family violence service system. This workshop is an evidence-informed introduction to preliminary practice strategies to support young people who are victim-survivors and/or users of family violence and adolescent intimate partner violence.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and identify family violence
  • Discuss the drivers of violence
  • Introduction to Intersectionality in Family Violence
  • Be familiar with the Typologies of Family Violence used at YSAS
  • Use sensitive and appropriate language when discussing or communicating about family violence
  • Recognise risks of collusion and misidentification as the perpetrator
  • Communicate in ways that dispel family violence myths
  • Understand how family violence impacts young people
  • Introduction to relevant legislation and practice frameworks including mandatory reporting
  • Introduction to the role of the Multi-Agency-Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) framework
  • Understand responsibilities as an Information Sharing Entity (ISE)
  • Adolescent specific Risk Assessment considerations
  • Use Sensitive Inquiry to discuss Family Violence
  • Provided with basic skills to collaboratively Safety Plan

 

Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for youth workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

 

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Oct 20
Youth AOD 5 Half-day Family Violence and Young People
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolment now open

Learn key terminology used in family violence practice and the family violence service system as it applies to young people.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Family Violence
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This half-day session will introduce participants to the key terminology used in family violence practice and provide a brief overview of the family violence system as it applies to young people. This session is designed to support participants in identifying areas of interest and the types of work and practice that can support young people.

Learning outcomes:

  • Discussion of family violence discourses as they apply to young people
  • Introduction to the impacts of co-occurring family violence and Youth AOD
  • Overview of different strategies and frameworks for responding to young people’s family violence needs
  • Factors to consider when applying a youth specific lens to family violence work including risk assessments and referrals.
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers in Victorian State-funded youth AOD services, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Dec 08
2-day: Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk and MARAM with Young People
clock Duration: 2 days
location Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Enrolments open September

Aiming to introduce family violence literacy, practice skills and foundational theories, this workshop covers a range of topics necessary for identifying and responding to family violence and enhancing participants' understanding of how family violence impacts young people and skills required for providing appropriate support.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Day 1: Thursday 8th December, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Day 2: Friday 9th December, 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • Training Type:
  • Topic: Family Violence, MARAM
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    Save the Children,
    Ground Floor Training Room,
    33 Lincoln Square South
    Carlton Vic 3053

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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Aiming to introduce family violence literacy, practice skills and foundational theories, this workshop covers a range of topics necessary for identifying and responding to family violence and enhancing participants understanding of how family violence impacts young people and skills required for providing appropriate support.

Participants will be introduced to foundational family violence knowledge including an exploration of the drivers of violence, an introduction to Intersectionality and develop communication skills that support young people’s safety, dispel family violence myths and avoid collusion. This workshop will also introduce workers to the use of the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) Tool from a youth AOD context, discuss adolescent-specific risk assessment considerations and provide an overview of the family violence service system. This workshop is an evidence-informed introduction to preliminary practice strategies to support young people who are victim-survivors and/or users of family violence and adolescent intimate partner violence.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and identify family violence
  • Discuss the drivers of violence
  • Introduction to Intersectionality in Family Violence
  • Be familiar with the Typologies of Family Violence used at YSAS
  • Use sensitive and appropriate language when discussing or communicating about family violence
  • Recognise risks of collusion and misidentification as the perpetrator
  • Communicate in ways that dispel family violence myths
  • Understand how family violence impacts young people
  • Introduction to relevant legislation and practice frameworks including mandatory reporting
  • Introduction to the role of the Multi-Agency-Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) framework
  • Understand responsibilities as an Information Sharing Entity (ISE)
  • Adolescent specific Risk Assessment considerations
  • Use Sensitive Inquiry to discuss Family Violence
  • Provided with basic skills to collaboratively Safety Plan

 

Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for youth workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

 

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Jun 23
23/06/2022 Youth AOD 5 Half-day Family Violence and Young People
clock Duration: Half Day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolment now open

Learn key terminology used in family violence practice and the family violence service system as it applies to young people.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30 am – 1:00 pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Family Violence
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This half-day session will introduce participants to the key terminology used in family violence practice and provide a brief overview of the family violence system as it applies to young people. This session is designed to support participants in identifying areas of interest and the types of work and practice that can support young people.

Learning outcomes:

  • Discussion of family violence discourses as they apply to young people
  • Introduction to the impacts of co-occurring family violence and Youth AOD
  • Overview of different strategies and frameworks for responding to young people’s family violence needs
  • Factors to consider when applying a youth specific lens to family violence work including risk assessments and referrals.
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers in Victorian State-funded youth AOD services, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Odyssey House Victoria has more than 30 years of experience providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment services in Victoria. Part of Odyssey’s remit is to provide AOD workforce development through its activities as an enterprise based registered training organisation – trading as Odyssey Institute (RTO 20995).

Odyssey House Victoria Head Office
660 Bridge Rd
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: trainer@odyssey.org.au
Ph: 03 9420 7600
web: odyssey.org.au
Oct 20
22510VIC Course in identifying and responding to family violence risk
clock Duration: 2 months
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments open September 15th

This course targets new entrants to the AOD sector as well as other professionals and workers who do not have family violence as a core function of their role, and others interested in increasing their understanding of factors and reporting mechanisms related to family violence risk.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

TBC

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Family Violence
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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Registration opens 15 September 2022
This course targets new entrants to the AOD sector as well as other professionals and workers who do not have family violence as a core function of their role, and others interested in increasing their understanding of factors and reporting mechanisms related to family violence risk.

Assessments are conducted using a variety of methods to ensure that sufficient evidence is collected to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. Assessments frequently require observation of therapeutic skills demonstrated via role-play/simulation and will include question banks to verify essential knowledge.

Provider: Odyssey House Victoria

Eligibility Criteria

There are no pre-requisites for this program, although a minimum of prior qualification at Certificate IV level and or existing experience in working in the AOD sector is preferred.  Workers who have already undertaken MARAM, LGBTIQ and Child Safety / Reporting programs will have an advanced understanding of some key components of the program.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Odyssey House Victoria has more than 30 years of experience providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment services in Victoria. Part of Odyssey’s remit is to provide AOD workforce development through its activities as an enterprise based registered training organisation – trading as Odyssey Institute (RTO 20995).

Odyssey House Victoria Head Office
660 Bridge Rd
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: trainer@odyssey.org.au
Ph: 03 9420 7600
web: odyssey.org.au
Aug 30
22510VIC Course in identifying and responding to family violence risk
clock Duration: 2 months
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolment is open. NB: The start date has now changed from 4th July to 18th August

This course targets new entrants to the AOD sector as well as other professionals and workers who do not have family violence as a core function of their role, and others interested in increasing their understanding of factors and reporting mechanisms related to family violence risk.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

TBC

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Family Violence
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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Registration opens 20 June 2022, start 18th August
This course targets new entrants to the AOD sector as well as other professionals and workers who do not have family violence as a core function of their role, and others interested in increasing their understanding of factors and reporting mechanisms related to family violence risk.

Assessments are conducted using a variety of methods to ensure that sufficient evidence is collected to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. Assessments frequently require observation of therapeutic skills demonstrated via role-play/simulation and will include question banks to verify essential knowledge.

Provider: Odyssey House Victoria

Eligibility Criteria

There are no pre-requisites for this program, although a minimum of prior qualification at Certificate IV level and or existing experience in working in the AOD sector is preferred.  Workers who have already undertaken MARAM, LGBTIQ and Child Safety / Reporting programs will have an advanced understanding of some key components of the program.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Apr 19
19/04/2022 Youth AOD 5 – Half-day Family Violence and Young People
clock Duration: Half Day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Learn key terminology used in family violence practice and the family violence service system as it applies to young people.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30 am – 1:00 pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Family Violence
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    Training is now online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This half-day session will introduce participants to the key terminology used in family violence practice and provide a brief overview of the family violence system as it applies to young people. This session is designed to support participants in identifying areas of interest and the types of work and practice that can support young people.

Learning outcomes:

  • Discussion of family violence discourses as they apply to young people
  • Introduction to the impacts of co-occurring family violence and Youth AOD
  • Overview of different strategies and frameworks for responding to young people’s family violence needs
  • Factors to consider when applying a youth specific lens to family violence work including risk assessments and referrals.
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers in Victorian State-funded youth AOD services, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Thorne Harbour Health was formed in 1983 as a central part of the Victorian community response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Thorne Harbour Health continues to lead the response by providing a range of services which include prevention education, treatment and care of PLHIV and counselling services. Thorne Harbour Health Training and Capacity Building aims to develop your workforce and improve sector capacity through training and education, reflective practice, and secondary consultation. We seek to address those issues and barriers impacting access to LGBTI health by increasing understanding and building the capacity of your organisation.

200 Hoddle St
Abbotsford VIC 3067
Em: education@thorneharbour.org
Ph: 03 9865 6700
web: thorneharbour.org
Jul 04
Family Violence within LGBTI+ Communities: Cultural Sensitivity Training
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Understand the context in which family violence, intimate partner violence and sexual assault impacts LGBTI+ people in Australia. Learn about common presentations, barriers to accessing services and the broader issues for LGBTI+ communities.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

12:00pm – 3:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Diversity, Family Violence, Sexual Assault
  • Priority Population: LGBTIQ+
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online interactive virtual classrooms delivered via zoom

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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The training content will support you and your organisation to:

  • Understand the context in which Family Violence (FV), Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Sexual Assault (SA) impacts LGBTI+ people in Australia.
  • Gain knowledge from a framework for understanding FV and IPV in LGBTI+ communities and relationships.
  • Learn about common presentations to better support LGBTI+ individuals.
  • Understand barriers to accessing services (based on gender, sexuality and presentation).
  • Up to two case studies specific to the cohort receiving training (optional).
  • Understand the broader FV, IMV and SA issues for LGBTI+ communities.
Provider: Thorne Harbour Health

Eligibility Criteria

While not mandatory, it is highly encouraged to complete Trans and Gender Diverse Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness Training with THH prior to taking this training.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Dec 02
02/12/21 Youth AOD 5 – Half-day Family Violence and Young People
clock Duration: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
location Delivery Mode: Online

Learn key terminology used in family violence practice and the family violence service system as it applies to young people.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Half-day

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Family Violence
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Youth
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This half-day session will introduce participants to the key terminology used in family violence practice and provide a brief overview of the family violence system as it applies to young people. This session is designed to support participants in identifying areas of interest and the types of work and practice that can support young people.

Learning outcomes:

  • Discussion of family violence discourses as they apply to young people
  • Introduction to the impacts of co-occurring family violence and Youth AOD
  • Overview of different strategies and frameworks for responding to young people’s family violence needs
  • Factors to consider when applying a youth specific lens to family violence work including risk assessments and referrals.
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers in Victorian State-funded youth AOD services, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Thorne Harbour Health was formed in 1983 as a central part of the Victorian community response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Thorne Harbour Health continues to lead the response by providing a range of services which include prevention education, treatment and care of PLHIV and counselling services. Thorne Harbour Health Training and Capacity Building aims to develop your workforce and improve sector capacity through training and education, reflective practice, and secondary consultation. We seek to address those issues and barriers impacting access to LGBTI health by increasing understanding and building the capacity of your organisation.

200 Hoddle St
Abbotsford VIC 3067
Em: education@thorneharbour.org
Ph: 03 9865 6700
web: thorneharbour.org
Jun 15
Family Violence within LGBTI+ Communities: Cultural Sensitivity Training
clock Duration: Half Day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are now open

Understand the context in which family violence, intimate partner violence and sexual assault impacts LGBTI+ people in Australia. Learn about common presentations, barriers to accessing services and the broader issues for LGBTI+ communities.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

10:00am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Diversity, Family Violence, Sexual Assault
  • Priority Population: LGBTIQ+
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online interactive virtual classrooms delivered via zoom

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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The training content will support you and your organisation to:

  • Understand the context in which Family Violence (FV), Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Sexual Assault (SA) impacts LGBTI+ people in Australia.
  • Gain knowledge from a framework for understanding FV and IPV in LGBTI+ communities and relationships.
  • Learn about common presentations to better support LGBTI+ individuals.
  • Understand barriers to accessing services (based on gender, sexuality and presentation).
  • Up to two case studies specific to the cohort receiving training (optional).
  • Understand the broader FV, IMV and SA issues for LGBTI+ communities.
Provider: Thorne Harbour Health

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to AOD workers in Victorian state-funded organisations and services. While not mandatory, it is highly encouraged to complete Trans and Gender Diverse Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness Training with Thorne Harbour Health prior to taking this training.

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.