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May 2018

Introduction to Cultural Safety in Aboriginal Health

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
NWM PHN, Level 5, 369 Royal Parade
Parkville, Vic 3052
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For GPs, practice staff and Allied health providers. Facilitator - This training will be delivered by the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Inc. (VACCHO), the peak body for Aboriginal health in Victoria. Learning outcomes The course content offered will further your understanding of how to work effectively with Aboriginal people and will cover the following topics: Aboriginal people and communities Status of Aboriginal health Impact of history on Aboriginal people Strategies to redress current issues The Victorian Aboriginal community…

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North Metro Community Care Alliance Forum/Expo 2018

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mantra Bell City, 215 Bell Street
Preston, Vic 3072
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Ensuring older people receive high quality, coordinated services that support their potential, independence and wellbeing. The EXPO is an opportunity for assessors, sector support services, service providers and invited guests to network, share learnings and for the exchange of information. The Forum aims to ensure that our members continue to be well-informed and confident within the new Aged Care environment. Flyer

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The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018 (GEIS)

May 22 @ 9:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm

The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018 (GEIS) will bring together experts from across the world to talk about their experiences in generating and implementing evidence for better policy and practice. ​The summit will explore the evidence for designing, implementing and reviewing effective programs and policies. Expected to reach 700 delegates from 30 countries, GEIS 2018 will share the latest evidence synthesis and implementation science research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide. ​GEIS…

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‘Your voice – trust your choice’ workshop

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Office of the Public Advocate, Level 1, 204 Lygon Street
Carlton, Vic 3053
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Would you like to help older people understand the importance of choosing the right person as their power of attorney and make their wishes known? Then come along to this interesting and vibrant workshop! You will be able to spread the messages from this training to help protect older people from harm. This two hour workshop will train you to engage with seniors about what they need to consider before appointing a power of attorney. The Commissioner for Senior Victorians,…

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Primary Prevention of Violence against Women (PVAW) Conference

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
RMIT University Storey Hall, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000
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The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria’s Primary Prevention of Violence against Women (PVAW) Conference will focus on the learnings from Victoria’s statewide rollout of Respectful Relationships across schools and early childhood to explore how PVAW initiatives can be effectively scaled across other settings, such as workplaces, universities, primary health, sports or media. This one-day conference is an opportunity for leaders, policy makers and professionals working in the area of prevention of violence against women to explore how system level learnings…

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A multi-disciplinary approach to managing knee osteoarthritis in the setting of chronic disease

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
On line webinar

With 50% of Australians currently having a chronic disease, and 25% having two or more, many of these present to health practitioners with the additional challenge of osteoarthritic knees. With the scientific evidence moving away from low value, high cost interventions, medical practitioners must embrace the multi-disciplinary specialist and allied health team to manage this increasingly common presentation. The 2017 Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care Clinical Care guidelines for the management of knee osteoarthritis and the…

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Webinar: Access to justice for migrant and refugee women impacted by violence

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
On line webinar

Access to justice for migrant and refugee women impacted by violence: The experiences, barriers and national framework to improve accessibility to Australian courts Webinar description Australia is one of the most ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse countries in the world. While Australia benefits enormously from this diversity, it also presents systemic challenges, particularly in relation to issues of access to justice. These challenges are often magnified in the case of migrant or refugee women who have been impacted by violence.…

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June 2018

2018 VCOSS Election Summit Delivering a good life for every Victorian

June 13 @ 8:15 am - 6:00 pm
The Pavilion, Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Vic Australia
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2018 Victorian Council Of Social Services Election Summit Delivering a good life for every Victorian Political, international, interstate and local speakers will present and debate key policy issues for the community sector. The VCOSS Summit will bring together leaders, strategic thinkers and workers in the community sector, government, business, and the media to explore a vision for a new Victoria – where everyone can live a good life defined by a decent living wage, a place to call home, equal opportunity,…

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Serving up Inequality: A workshop about women, food and health promotion

June 14 @ 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 explores how gender and gender inequality impact women’s health and their relationship to food. The workshop navigates the complexities of health messaging, body image, and the expectations around of women’s role with food and nutrition. The workshop explores the controversy that exists in public health and health promotion around the approach and key messages that should be adopted in relation to food-related behaviours and body size to promote ‘health’ and prevent illness for women. Gender as a…

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Webinar: Telehealth: How to make it work

June 18 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Register now for an interdisciplinary Q&A about Telehealth and how to make it work for your practice. Presented by MHPN, this live event will include a Q&A discussion with Dr Jonathan Ho (GP), Julianne Whyte (Social Worker), Jacintha Bell (Occupational Therapist), Dr Louise Roufeil (Executive Manager of Professional Services - APS) and facilitated by Dr Konrad Kangru (GP). Read more about the panel. Learning outcomes: Outline procedures such as contingency plans, privacy, informed consent, staff training and record keeping for…

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