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November 2019

Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence

November 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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This three and a half hour workshop is designed to build the capacity of workplaces to support their employees who are experiencing family violence. Disclosures of family violence are common after or during violence prevention training and/or workplace change programs. This workshop is designed for managers, human resources/people and culture staff, or individuals in family violence contact/support roles and will assist them to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure their employees are safe and supported in the workplace.…

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The Alfred Pain Symposium

November 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
monash university, 99 Commercial Road
Melbourne, Vic 3004 Australia
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All health professionals are invited to this event – Perioperative pain…when the usual medications aren’t working. Topics covered include: opioid resistance alternatives to full agonist opioids anti neuropathic agents and clonidine ketamine and lignocaine addiction related behaviours addiction medicine regional anaesthesia in acute pain For more information about this event download the flyer or contact Catherine Pound on 03 9903 0321. Registrations close 22nd November

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December 2019

Indigenous Suicide Prevention Forum

December 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
State Library Victoria, 328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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Pre-forum workshop 4th December | Forum 5th - 6th December   In 2019, there’s been an increase in efforts to reduce Indigenous suicide prevention through programs, initiatives, government prioritisation, and resourcing. Yet today, Indigenous Australians still have some of the highest rates of self-harm and suicide in the world, especially among those aged between 5-17. There are continued challenges and sometimes confusion about who and what is being responded to in the suicide prevention sector. Robust conversation and dialogue must be…

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Parent–child play: A mental health promotion strategy for all children

December 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Webinar Presenters: Sarah Seekamp and Ben Rogers This webinar will discuss how practitioners can use child-led play to assist families to improve parent–child relationships and child mental health.  This webinar is co-produced by CFCA and Emerging Minds, in a series focusing on children’s mental health.

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February 2020

Embedding Effective Evaluation into Prevention Practice

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
VDC, Level 8/379 Collins Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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The PiP Seminar Series is back for another year! We’ll be kicking off this year’s series with an insight into the challenges that prevention practitioners face in evaluating and monitoring their projects: How to balance the need for robust evaluation with limited funding, time and capacity How to ensure our evaluation approach is feminist and intersectional How evaluation supports practitioners’ learning and amplifies project impact How to move beyond a simple ‘box ticking’ approach to facilitate learning and initiate transformative…

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The Not-For-Profit People Conference

February 24 @ 8:30 am - February 25 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Vic 3006 Australia
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The Not-For-Profit People Conference is Australia’s largest event focused on how to attract, manage, train and retain the best people for the NFP sector. Over two days and twenty-nine inspiring sessions, join five hundred senior leaders and team leaders, HR professionals and board members, volunteer managers and CEOs to explore the NFP sector’s most pressing people issues: Leadership | Managing people well | People and organisational strategy | Strengthening HR | Recruitment | Health and wellbeing Our 2020 Conference is…

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Advancing the Evidence: Migrant Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference

February 27 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Novotel on Collins, 270 Collins Street
Melbourne, 3000
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Event description Multicultural Centre for Women's Health invites researchers, general, clinical and community practitioners, policy makers and advocates to attend a two-day national conference on migrant and refugee women's health and wellbeing. This conference will focus on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all women living in Australia from migrant and refugee backgrounds, including: health equity issues in policy and service delivery national and international health policy, findings that build the current evidence base for migrant women's health…

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March 2020

National Early Years Summit 2020

March 11 @ 8:30 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
Pullman Albert Park Melbourne, + Google Map

All children in Australia deserve the opportunity to reach their potential and thrive, to live lives that are happy, in which they can fully participate, and positively contribute to our community. For a variety of reasons beyond the control of children and their families, too many miss out on realising their potential. We know that the best time to help a child reach their potential is in their first 1000 days. The need for us to do more in this…

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Mental Health across the Lifespan Conference 2020: Towards an integrated, accessible and trusted mental health system

March 17 @ 8:30 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Road
Albert Park, Vic 3004
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About this Event Mental Health Victoria is proud to present its annual conference, where leaders and innovators across the mental health and related sectors come to meet, share, inspire and network. The 2020 Conference will explore ways to transform mental healthcare and suicide prevention across the lifespan. Individual streams will explore life stages in detail while keynote presentations and panels will look across the sector to the broader reforms required. A range of voices and perspectives will be embedded across…

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April 2020

PreventX 2020

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
RMIT University Storey Hall, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000
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PreventX 2020 is DVRCV’s annual conference for the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence, bringing together the best minds to tackle the biggest challenges facing the Victorian prevention sector. Join over 200 prevention practitioners from across Victoria at PreventX 2020 to multiply(X) your impact through the e(X)change of ideas and through making connec(X)tions! Why should you attend? Hear from an outstanding line-up of sector leaders and content experts Learn about the exciting and innovative prevention work happening…

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