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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
Sep 20
Youth AOD: 2-day Single Session Family Consultations
clock Duration: 2 Days
location Delivery Mode: Blended

Enrolments Now Open

This workshop provides skills in facilitating productive and efficient family meetings where resource building and meeting the developmental needs of young people are central.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Day 1: Tuesday 20th September 9:30am – 4:30pm  Online

Day 2: Wednesday 21st September 9:30am – 4:30pm Face to face

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

    Day 1: online

    Day 2: In person
    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 complete 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 2-day training is provided in a blended format with both in-person and self-paced online learning. This workshop provides skills in facilitating productive and efficient family meetings where resource building and meeting the developmental needs of young people are central. Particular attention is given to the process of negotiating when and how to bring family members together to ensure the primary relationship between the young person and the practitioner is maintained.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the rationale and practice principles underpinning Single Session Family Consultations (SSFC) and its place within a comprehensive response to families
  • Unpack the conceptual and practical contributions of Single Session Thinking and Family Consultation to the model
  • Outline and consideration of key tasks in convening an SSFC
  • Describe and demonstrate the key stages of SSFC with young people
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers.

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.