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May 2019

PreventX 2019: connect, explore, activate

May 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
RMIT University Storey Hall, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000
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Join us at Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria’s prevention of family violence and violence against women conference, PreventX: connect, explore, activate on Tuesday, 21 May 2019. PreventX will bring prevention practitioners together to multiply(X) their impact by e(X)changing ideas and making connec(X)tions. Here is what you can expect: Interact with sector leaders in a small group setting during Connect with an eXpert sessions Build practical skills and knowledge at EXplore workshops of your choosing Join or lead an Activate X…

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The Australasian Working Together to End Men’s Family Violence Conference

May 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - May 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Bayview Eden Melbourne, 6 Queens Road
Melbourne, 3004
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No to Violence in partnership with Criterion Conferences presents... The Australasian Working Together to End Men's Family Violence Conference You are warmly invited to attend our 2019 international conference on working with men who use violence. This conference will look at how we can drive systemic reform through a whole of community approach. As part of this agenda for change, discussion will focus on how together we can build a non-collusive practice framework to engage men who use violence, hold…

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Gender Equity in Action

May 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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This full-day workshop provides an introductory guide to understanding gender within our society. The workshop unpacks the impact of gender inequality on our health and wellbeing in Australia and best practice approaches to building gender equity into your work. The workshop focuses on building the practical skills needed to apply a gender lens to the design, delivery and evaluation of gender sensitive programs, policies, and initiatives. This workshop is designed for professionals working in a range of areas including health…

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The Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion

May 29, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Zinc, Federation Square, Swanston & Flinders Streets
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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Diversity Council Australia and Telstra invite you to attend The Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion. Named in memory of the late Anna McPhee, DCA’s former Chair and lifetime advocate for diversity and equal opportunity, the 2019 Oration will be delivered by The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG.  At this event he will ask the question:  'Has the time at last come for Australia to embrace a Bill of Rights?' Joining our emcee DCA CEO Lisa Annese and Mr Kirby on stage for a…

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June 2019

Gender Equity in the Workplace

June 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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This three hour interactive workshop introduces learners to key concepts around gender equality and its impact in the workplace. It explores gender, gender inequality, unconscious bias and workplace tools and strategies to promote gender equity in the workplace. Workshop objectives  An increased understanding of gender inequality An increased understanding of what tools can be used to promote gender equity in the workplace Increased knowledge of resistance and how to manage this to progress gender equity within the workplace The confidence to…

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Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence

June 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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About this workshop This workshop is designed to build the capacity of workplaces to support employees who are experiencing family violence. Disclosures of family violence are common after or during violence prevention training and/or workplace change programs. Training Outcomes Increases participants' understanding and confidence to manage disclosures of family violence Builds participants' skill to develop and implement a family violence policy Provides you with practical tools to create a safe and supportive workplace. Audience Designed for managers, human resource staff and…

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Serving multicultural communities – customer service training

June 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Brotherhood of St Laurence – Centre for Work and Learning, 95 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy, Vic 3065
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Receptionists/Customer Service Officers play a crucial role in ensuring everyone who comes to your service feels welcome and understood. This is especially important for people of refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds, who are unfamiliar with Australian services and/or seeking help from external services. This training will provide practical tips on how we can be culturally sensitive in how we present and engage in our reception spaces and maximise their ongoing engagement.

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Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference

June 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Road
Darwin, NT 0800 Australia
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At the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019 delegates from around the world will discuss the role of First Nations in leading change and will showcase Indigenous solutions. The conference program will highlight ways of thinking, speaking and being for the benefit of Indigenous peoples everywhere. Join Indigenous leaders, researchers, health professionals, decision makers, community representatives, and our non-Indigenous colleagues in this important conversation.

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ADDRESSING LONELINESS IN PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILL HEALTH

June 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conference Room, Level 1 Bolte Wing St Vincent’s Hospital, 14 Nicholson Street
Fitzroy, Vic 3065
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Speaker: Dr. Michelle Lim (Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute and Swinburne University of Technology (Centre for Mental Health) The presentation will focus on ways mental health services can address experiences of loneliness among service users. Dr Michelle Lim is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist at the Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute, and Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University of Technology. Dr Lim is the head of the Social Health and Wellbeing (SHAW) Laboratory and chief scientific advisor for the…

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Gender Equity in Action

June 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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This full-day workshop provides an introductory guide to understanding gender within our society. The workshop unpacks the impact of gender inequality on our health and wellbeing in Australia and best practice approaches to building gender equity into your work. The workshop focuses on building the practical skills needed to apply a gender lens to the design, delivery and evaluation of gender sensitive programs, policies, and initiatives. This workshop has been delivered by Women’s Health Victoria since 2009 under the title…

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