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