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Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training

Monday September 16, 2019 - Wednesday September 18, 2019


Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training

This Training session is for existing agency staff that will be wanting to deliver Shared Lives Victoria to prospective foster carers with in the next 6 months.

And are specifically for those staff that haven’t previously delivered or have experience in Shared Stories Shared Lives (SSSL). This session will cover the updated package – Shared Lives Victoria.

On 1 July 2019, Shared Lives Victoria 2019 will have replaced Shared Stories Shared Lives as the mandatory pre-service foster care training package across the whole state.

The Shared Lives Victoria 2019 updated training package includes:
• More guidance for trainers
• Updated resources
• More flexible delivery
• New topics include:
• Information on the concept of brain development and developmental trauma, including its impact on children’s feelings of safety and ability to regulate emotions
• Coverage of “repair” parenting, including the PACE approach
• Much stronger focus on culture and identity, including Aboriginal identity
• Information on the impact on carers’ children
• Information about engaging with health and education services


Hosted by MacKillop Family Services- 237 Cecil Street South Melbourne
– 2 hr Street parking available and breaks will allow time for cars to be moved
– Alternatively Tram Number. 1 from Federation Square towards South Melbourne Beach to the corner of Park Street and Cecil Street (Stop 25).

Morning Tea and Lunch will be provided.


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Monday September 16, 2019
Wednesday September 18, 2019
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Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne)
237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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