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Working with Adolescent Family Violence, 17th December -CALAFV20181217

Monday December 17, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

$290 – $330


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Working with adolescent family violence:  applying the evidence to family work


This workshop explores the issue of adolescent family violence and concurrent adolescent/parent work and parent only work.  It explores similarities and differences to adult family violence and how these differences influence practice.  It articulates a framework for risk assessment and management.  It explores the tension between family safety and taking steps to effect change through utilising motivational interviewing, family systems approaches, non violent resistance and restorative practice.


Learning Outcomes
• Gain an understanding of the theory and current practice in working with clients dealing with adolescent family violence

•How to undertake a risk assessment

• How to use strengths-based approaches when working with adolescents and families

• How to develop a safety plan for working with adolescents and families

• Learn and practice strategies for intervention.

Who should attend?

This workshop will benefit anyone who works with children, young people and families where there is a risk of family violence. This includes social workers, case managers, carers, youth workers, teachers, school-based staff, nurses, mental health workers and counsellors.


Morning/afternoon tea and lunch provided.

If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or training@cfecfw.asn.au.

Please note: Payment is required prior to the training date

Registration: To ensure your spot in this session, please enrol above.

Cancellation policy

We will issue a full refund if we cancel the course or reschedule the course.

Participants who withdraw more than 15 days before course commencement will receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 14


Monday December 17, 2018
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
$290 – $330
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Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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03 9614 1577

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