Intersectionality Forum 2018: What it is and Why it Matters Presentations and Resources

Intersectionality explains how an individual may experience multiple types of overlapping discrimination, depending on their age, gender, ethnicity, physical or cognitive ability, class or other characteristics that may place them in a minority group. The link between experiences of discrimination and poor mental and physical health outcomes has been well established yet in the course...

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Victorian AOD Service Providers Conference Friday 1 June 2018 “New Approaches to Old Problems” Presentations and Resources

Morning Plenary Sound bites from the sector: new tools, programs and services Medically supervised injecting room update - Ross Broad - DHHS Ross Broad presentation New withdrawal guidelines; Addiction Medicine Unit; Practical advisory service - Victoria Manning, Jonathan Tyler & Dan Lubman - Turning Point New-withdrawal-guidelines-Addiction-Medicine-Unit-Practical-advisory-service New withdrawal guidelines booklet   VicRoads Drink and Drug Driving Laws...

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North West Melbourne PHN Region LGBTIQ Forum Presentations and Resources

Presentations Historical context and current considerations for practice - Rei Alphonso, Drummond Street Trans and gender diverse safe practice - Starlady Agency Overview: Awomba Codd - VAC   Resources Policy and Practice Recommendations for AOD Service Providers supporting the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) Community Trans 101 downloadable booklet Trans Pathways First Australian National Trans...

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North West Melbourne PHN Region Domestic Family Violence Forum Presentations and Resources

The NWM Region Domestic Family Violence Forum is one of a suite of three key events of the North West Melbourne PHN Workforce Development project. The Domestic Family Violence Forum  focussed on providing agencies and senior workers with practical and highly relevant skills and knowledge to develop appropriate responses to domestic family violence at both...

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North West Melbourne PHN Region CALD AOD Forum – Presentations and Resources

CALD AOD Practitioner Tip Sheets to download: These tip sheets outline some key issues for consideration when working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in the areas of AOD counselling, residential withdrawal settings and intake and assessment settings.  Download the tip sheets by clicking on the links below: Cultural Cues - working...

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