RFVP Reform Implementation Community of Practice: Perpetrator Accountability session

Eastern Regional Family Violence Partnership - The aim of the Community of Practice sessions is to bring together professionals to work through implementing new procedures as a result of the Family Violence Reform. This session will have a focus on perpetrator accountability. We will have experts on hand discussing key issues and giving advice. The group will have the opportunity to see how their organisations work in together.

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Navigating Mental Health Supports Forum: A bird's eye view

The Eastern Mental Health Service Coordination Alliance (EMHSCA) presents this timely and informative local cross-sector forum.

The mental health service sector is experiencing unprecedented reforms. Consumers and carers are struggling to know where to turn when they need support. Health and community service staff are often best placed to assist them with navigating the system.

This FREE forum is for health and community service staff, both clinical and non-clinical, and provides essential information about the various mental health and psychosocial supports now available to people along the mental ill-health spectrum.

3rd September - Box Hill Town Hall

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Insight into Refugee Experiences Within The Housing Sector (1 Day)- RINGWOOD

RINGWOOD - Tuesday 25th June 2019

This dynamic one-day workshop for professionals introduces the key concepts of the refugee settlement journey, cultural influences, complex stressors, and the factors that impact on the capacity of refugee families to find and sustain suitable housing in Australia. 

This is the Eastern Metropolitan Regions Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) funded training. Specialist Homelessness Services staff working within this region will have priority when booking.

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Free ICE training - Housing and Homelessness Workers

360 Edge is delivering face-to-face ice training for frontline workers across multiple workforces as part of the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan.

The training is designed to build the knowledge and skills of frontline workers so they can safely and effectively respond to people affected by ice.

Training sessions will run for half a day and cover de-escalation, managing tricky behaviours, and supporting someone to get help.

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Emerging Minds- online resources and training

We’re helping professionals connect with better mental health support and approaches for infants, children and families.

The National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health is a workforce development initiative funded by the Australian Government. The project is led by Emerging Minds and delivered in partnership with the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), the Australian National University (ANU), the Parenting Research Centre (PRC) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

The project has an Early Intervention and Prevention focus which aims to build workforce capacity to better support children and parents/carers and improve mental health outcomes of children aged 0 – 12 years.

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Walk in Her Shoes Tour - Ringwood Magistrates Court

The Ringwood Magistrates’ Court Specialist Family Violence Service invites you to participate in the “Walk in Her Shoes Tour”. Join us for a tour of the Ringwood Magistrates’ Court. It is anticipated that you will gain a sense of the experience of applying for an intervention order and gain knowledge and understanding of the court process, including an overview of the
support services available at court.

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Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS) Training - Wodonga Training Calendar

Wodonga Institute of TAFE and the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) offer the specialist homelessness sector training calendar.

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Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (ECASA) - Training

Workshop 1:
Sexual Assault and Responding to Disclosures
Dates: Wed 13th February , 2019

Workshop 2:
Building Foundations - Working Safely with Adult Survivors of Sexual Assault
Suitable for participants working in a counselling/case management role.
Dates: Thurs 13th June, 2019
Thurs 19th Sept, 2019 
Thurs 7th Nov, 2019

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Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRC) - Training Calendar 2019

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria is a Registered Training Organisation delivering family violence education to professionals from all areas at all levels, given by expert trainers with in-the-field experience. 


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The 3R's of Family Violence: Recongnise, Respond, Refer

EDVOS are offering FREE family violence training sessions to workers in the Eastern Metropolitan Region.

The 3R's of Family Violence is a 3 hr family violence training to teach professionals in mainstream settings how to:

  • Recognise signs of family violence
  • Respond to disclosures of family violence
  • Refer to specialist family violence services
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Eastern Health Child & Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) Community Engagement Seminars for 2019

CYMHS Community Seminars for Professionals interested in mental health.

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