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Building a Victoria without poverty: Prevent family violence

30 April 2015 – Family violence is deeply traumatic for the people and families involved, and has consequences for the justice, health, housing, education and corrections systems. It is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children and can contribute to poorer physical and mental health, unemployment, poverty and other disadvantage.


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Move to end variable fixed-term energy contracts good for consumers

23 April 2015 – Moves by the Victorian Government to stop energy retailers from being able to vary prices midway through fixed-term contracts or charge termination fees if people leave their contracts after a price rise, are a win for consumers.


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iMatter – Helping young people avoid domestic violence and develop healthy relationships

22 April 2015 – Finding ways to connect people with the information and services that can support them can be a challenge. VCOSS member, Doncare, is using technology to offer useful and practical advice and assistance to people to help prevent violence and family […]


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Building a Victoria without poverty: Help every child get the best start in life to address the education gap

21 April 2015 – The 2015-16 state budget, to be presented in May 2015, presents an excellent opportunity for the Victorian Government to fund initiatives that will ensure every child get the best start in life. There is now irrefutable evidence that the early […]


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Building a Victoria without Poverty: Invest in social housing to tackle the housing crisis

20 April 2015 – Evidence of Victoria’s affordable housing crisis continues mount. In Melbourne alone, there are over 50,000 households living in unaffordable rental housing with incomes in the bottom 20 per cent of the population. The public housing waiting list remains at over […]

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Berry Street Education Model
Berry Street Education Model
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Privacy and confidentiality, documentation and report writing
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Clark Baim - Mindful Co-working & Attachment-based practice Workshops
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Clark Baim - Mindful Co-working & Attachment-based practice Workshops
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Working with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) & Refugee Communities in child & welfare settings
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VCOSS Regional Training Program 2015: Shepparton
Working with vulnerable service users in group work workshop
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Peer Education Methods & Strategies
Developing your presence as a group leader
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VCOSS Regional Training Program: Shepparton

Development and evaluation of group work programs Workshop
Psychological Abuse/Bullying
Critical Reflection: Practice, Self and Spirituality
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Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar
Grief and Loss from a different perspective
Grief and Loss from a different perspective
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Communities in Control conference 2015
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5 Day Supervision Course
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