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Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training

Monday March 2, 2020 - Wednesday March 4, 2020


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.

Specifically designed 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


Sessions start 9.30am and finish at 4.30pm each day

Morning Tea and Lunch will be provided.


Monday March 2, 2020
Wednesday March 4, 2020
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