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TC and FC Teamwork: Referral and Collaboration - Level 2

, 2pm - 4.30pm Workshop

This session for both TCs and FCs will establish a clear understanding of the different roles of each, then look at ways the two can or should collaborate in producing the best possible outcomes for clients.

Venue: Curate Space
Level 6, 306 Little Collins Street (entry via The Causeway), Melbourne

No Bull Therapy (NBT) - North Melbourne

, 9.30am - 4.30pm Workshop

No Bull Therapy (NBT) strives toward honesty in working relationships. It equips participants with an understanding of the philosophy and principles that guide NBT, and presents ideas about developing authentic relationships with clients.

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

No Bull Therapy (NBT) - Bentleigh East

, 9.30am - 4.30pm Workshop

No Bull Therapy (NBT) strives toward honesty in working relationships. It equips participants with an understanding of the philosophy and principles that guide NBT, and presents ideas about developing authentic relationships with clients.

Venue: Connect Health & Community
2 Gardeners Road, Bentleigh East

Family law - Level 2

, 1pm - 4pm Workshop

Separation in many instances is a major contributor to poverty. What should I tell my client about separation? This session will provide an overview of the family law system and look into division of assets, joint debts, child support and spouse maintenance.

Venue: Cranbourne Community House
49 Valepark Crescent, Cranbourne

Single session work - making the most of every encounter

, 9.30am–4.30pm Workshop – suitable for all levels

This one-day workshop will address effective ways to support families when time and resources may be limited. Participants will be introduced to the ‘Single Session Work’ (SSW) approach, and to develop practice skills in seizing every opportunity to make a difference. Participants will explore how a SSW approach may be integrated into their own work context.

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

Tree of life training

, 9.30am–4pm Workshop

Learn the Tree of Life methodology, a narrative therapy approach that enables people to talk about their lives in ways that do not re-traumatise them, but instead, strengthen their connection with their history, culture, and the significant people in their lives. It involves encouraging people to draw their own Tree of Life, where they get to talk about their roots (where they come from), their skills and knowledge, their hopes and dreams, and the special people in their lives. Participants then join their trees into a ‘forest of life’.

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

Criminal justice: your clients, from offending to sentence

, 9.30am–4.30pm Workshop

This session will help financial and therapeutic counsellors assist clients who may become defendants in criminal matters. Attendees will learn about the judicial process, how to access legal information and referrals, working with lawyers and court service provides, and how to provide assistance through this process.

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

The Foundation Course - December

, 9.30am - 4.30pm Workshop

This course is open to all Gambler's Help managers and staff, this includes local Gambler’s Help, Aboriginal Gambler’s Help, In-Language Gambler’s Help services and prevention workers. It is ideal for new staff members as it provides a good introduction to gambling in Victoria and an overview to the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

No Bull Therapy (NBT) - Bendigo

, 9.30am - 4.30pm Workshop

No Bull Therapy (NBT) strives toward honesty in working relationships. It equips participants with an understanding of the philosophy and principles that guide NBT, and presents ideas about developing authentic relationships with clients.

Venue: Anglicare Victoria - Bendigo
10 Mundy Street, Bendigo

Problem gambling and mental health

, 1.30–3.30pm Seminar – Introductory – suitable for at least graduate level

Attend this two-hour session to learn about the Alfred Mental Health and Gambling Harm Program, a state-wide multidisciplinary service that provides support to front-line problem gambling services in their work with clients that are experiencing mental health as well as gambling difficulties. The session will provide an overview to the program, and also provide information on accessing the program for suitable clients.

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

Gaming products, self-exclusion and venue demonstration - December

, 10am - 1pm Workshop

This workshop will explore the operation of a number of gambling products, both land-based and online, aimed at allowing those working with those gambling to better understand these products. The session will also cover self-exclusion programs for the various gambling forms and close with a tour/demonstration of gambling products within the gaming venue environment.

Sessions are available on Tuesday 2 July, Tuesday 24 September or Wednesday 18 December

Venue: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Level 6, 14–20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne
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