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Relationships Australia Victoria

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January 2021

Webinar: Healthy Relationships for Families, Communities and Workplaces

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$50

Join our interactive webinar and gain knowledge, practical advice, and strategies to build healthy relationships in your family, community and workplace. From prevention to intervention, we will discuss how healthy relationships can impact on family and domestic violence in Australia. We will also talk about the impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and share strategies to help you manage any relationship challenges that you may be experiencing during this difficult time. Topics include: Building healthy relationships Understanding family…

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February 2021

Online Workshop: Working With Dads

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
$220

Gain knowledge, practical advice and strategies to engage dads and families in positive and effective ways. You’ll learn in depth about our fatherhood resources and professionals’ toolkit and, by the end of this workshop, will be able to: demonstrate an understanding of what makes dads important articulate the 7 different ways to be a dad demonstrate an awareness of dad-focused programs, research and work across Australia promote dads effectively support dads to create positive family relationships articulate how to maintain work and…

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Webinar: Managing Stress with Mindful-Compassion Art-Based Therapy

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT

Presented by Dr Andy H. Y. Ho, internationally renowned educator and psychologist, and Director of Research of the Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education. Health, allied health and mental health professionals are prone to burnout and compassion fatigue given the intense emotional and existential nature of their work. Previous research has provided strong evidence that supports the inclusion of art therapy within clinical supervision as a way of effectively reducing work-related stress and enhancing emotional health. Integrating…

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Webinar: Managing Stress with Mindful-Compassion Art-Based Therapy

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$50

Presented by Dr Andy H. Y. Ho, internationally renowned educator and psychologist, and Director of Research of the Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education.   Health, allied health and mental health professionals are prone to burnout and compassion fatigue given the intense emotional and existential nature of their work. Previous research has provided strong evidence that supports the inclusion of art therapy within clinical supervision as a way of effectively reducing work-related stress and enhancing emotional health.…

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Webinar: Humanistic Mediation and Viking Mediation – The French and Danish Approach to Family Mediation

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$50

In this webinar, Greg Rooney will examine the culture of family mediation in France and Denmark with a focus on the Humanistic Mediation approach (France) and the Viking Mediation approach (Denmark). He will explore how underneath these differing approaches is the challenge of dealing with the head and the heart and the "intellectual and emotional" - within mediation. Greg will outline this challenge and how it impacts on the role of the mediator, particularly when dealing with the complexity inherent…

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Online Workshop: Advanced Training in Property and Financial Matters in Family Dispute Resolution Practice

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
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$220

Advance your family dispute resolution (FDR) knowledge and skills for working with families around property and financial matters within a family law context. This advanced, one-day workshop is suitable for accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners (FDRPs) with experience in property matters. The workshop is designed to teach you the specialised skills to work with property and financial matters within a family law environment and facilitate dispute resolution in this context. The interactive training includes a variety of learning methodologies including demonstrations,…

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Online Workshop: Managing Challenging Behaviours

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
$220

Learn strategies to diffuse difficult situations, manage intense emotions, and move towards positive solutions. Everyone gets frustrated or angry on occasion, particularly when they are under pressure. Most people deal with their anger and frustrations in ways that are socially acceptable and appropriate. Other people however, may deal with their anger and other strong emotions in unhelpful ways that do not lead to a resolution. They may even make the situation worse. In this workshop, we will discuss and practice…

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March 2021

Webinar: Trauma Recovery vs. Trauma Resolution – Increasing Options for Client Care

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am AEDT
$50

Generally, what is called "trauma therapy" consists primarily of processing or reviewing the trauma memories by the client in the hopes that resolving the distress of those memories will secure recovery. However, there is a large portion of traumatised individuals who either can not (because of fragility or instability) or do not want to (due to fear, financial constraints, personal preference) revisit the past. In those cases there have, to date, been few options available for those clients. In this…

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Online Workshop: The Casual Counsellor

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm AEDT
$385

At some stage over their careers, many people will find themselves needing to support or help a colleague or a friend who is in difficult circumstances. Counselling skills can often assist in the management of the colleague or friend’s emotional response to an issue or event. Other situations where a person may need to be the “casual counsellor” include helping a staff member who is a direct report, helping a student or parent in an education setting or assisting a…

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April 2021

Online Workshop: Vicarious Trauma

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
$220

Psychological trauma can occur when a person is not able to cope with a distressing or overwhelming event, or process the emotions involved with their experiences. Professionals including clinicians, frontline staff, supervisors and managers can experience vicarious trauma as a result of hearing about another person’s trauma and witnessing their associated distress. Over time, this work-related exposure to clients’ trauma can have a significant impact on professionals’ wellbeing. This workshop will explore different types of trauma and how they can…

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Webinar: Thrive – How to Optimise your Performance and Energy for Long Term Wellbeing

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm AEST
$50

This webinar outlines three key building blocks of resilience which centre on a simple formula for a balanced life: - how to maintain your physiology, - the choices you make each day - the mindset you adopt. Bill will help you identify the skills to navigate your day to day life for work, energy, success and happiness. Learning outcomes Understand the importance of physical health on wellbeing and building resilience. Recognise and take control of day to day demands to…

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Online Workshop: Professional Boundaries in Therapeutic Work

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Maintaining professional and personal boundaries can be challenging for social, community and health professionals who want to do everything possible to help clients. This workshop will explore the professional and personal boundaries of helping roles, why professionals need them and why it’s important for them to regularly reflect on their practice. Professional boundaries are the legal, ethical and organisational frameworks that protect both clients and workers from physical and emotional harm, and help to maintain a safe working environment. Maintaining…

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May 2021

Webinar: Constructive and Cooperative Conduct in Challenging Communications

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
$50

This webinar will help its participants to understand the elements of effective communication, recognise others and self in communication interactions, manage and understand conflict, operate constructively, and have cooperative interactions that lead to a shared positive outcome in challenging situations.   Learning outcomes Understand what effective communication looks like. Identify and understand origins of conflict. Explore the position of the ‘other’ and ‘self’ in difficult interactions. Learn conflict management styles and techniques.

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Online Workshop: Managing Stress and Resilience

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Learning outcomes By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: understand the types and sources of stress understand reactions to stress – physiological, psychological and behavioural recognise when you may be experiencing ‘negative’ stress apply strategies that you can use to manage your stress both at work and at home evaluate the relationship between performance and pressure develop strategies for ongoing self-care.

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June 2021

Webinar: How to Help Clients to Develop Awareness and Responsibility by Applying a GROW Coaching Model

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
$50

The GROW model of coaching offers a practical framework for working with clients or others with two powerful outcomes - increasing the level of awareness and increasing the level of perceived responsibility. In this session, we will outline the differences between coaching and other modalities of intervention, then describe the practical steps involved in applying the GROW model. We will cover a number of scenarios and examples specific to family dispute resolution (FDR) and describe possible responses that could be…

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September 2021

Online Workshop: Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Many people will experience mental health issues at some stage in their lives, including in the workplace. These people may need additional support at work during this time. Participants will gain a greater understanding of how individuals are affected by common mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, stress, mood disorders and suicide ideation. The workshop will also detail and discuss how workplaces can respond appropriately and assist people with these issues. Learning outcomes By the end of this workshop,…

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