Family Violence

About this project VAADA’s Family Violence project is funded to respond directly to the reform agenda as initiated by the 2016 Royal Commission into Family Violence. The purpose of the project is to build capacity in family violence, Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM), and the Information Sharing Schemes across Victoria’s alcohol and other...

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Elevate! AOD Training Initiative

About Elevate! Elevate! is a project supported by the Victorian Department of Health to create a centralised workforce development program to train and upskill existing workers in the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector. For more information Visit: https://elevate.vaada.org.au/   Caitlyn Wilson - Project Officer Elevate! Ph: 03 9412 5602 Em: cwilson@vaada.org.au...

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Alcohol and Drug Research Innovation Agenda (ADRIA)

About ADRIA ADRIA is an initiative of the Victorian Government, and provides grants to support alcohol and other drug (AOD)-focused research. The purpose of ADRIA is to: Support innovative and responsive AOD research to improve social and health outcomes for Victorians by informing program design, service excellence and policy development; The ADRIA program is a...

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AOD Sector Capacity Building

Building capacity for alcohol and drug services Since 2008 the (Australian) Department of Health has provided funding to Victorian alcohol and other drug (AOD) agencies. This program includes funding for the state peak bodies (including VAADA), drug and alcohol treatment services, prevention services and AOD policy initiatives. Find out more about the Commonwealth’s response to...

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Tri-Peaks Project

About the Tri-Peaks Project The Tri-Peaks Project is a collaboration between VAADA, the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare and the Victorian Healthcare Association to support good governance and integrated practices across our three sectors. Tri-Peaks continues to deliver a range of initiatives to increase collaboration between the child and family welfare, primary...

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Primary Health Networks

VAADA is well-positioned to work with Primary Health Networks (PHNs) to support PHN-commissioned AOD treatment services by providing a range of workforce development and capacity building initiatives. VAADA is presently working with the Murray PHN and North West Melbourne PHN Murray PHN The Murray PHN commissioned VAADA in 2019 to implement and oversee an AOD...

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