Jo Howard has sent me details of the first national conference on Adolescent Violence in the Home, to be held in Melbourne, Australia, on Monday and Tuesday, 18th and 19th February 2013. Details as below, including a link to register. Further information on the conference, including the programme, and more information about the training being delivered by Lily Anderson on 21st February is also available.
Adolescent violence in the home:
Supporting collaboration across the justice and community sectors
Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th February 2013
Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth Street , Melbourne
This is the first Australian conference on the emerging issue of adolescent
violence in the home. It highlights contemporary research findings, policy
priorities and practice issues with a key focus on how greater integration
and collaboration across a range of services will contribute to improved
outcomes for families. This conference is for researchers, academics,
policy makers and service providers, legal and judicial staff focused on
responding to young people and families in the alcohol and drug, criminal
justice, family mediation, family violence, child, youth and family and
mental health sectors.
Key Note Speakers:
. Lily Anderson, Step-Up Program, Seattle, USA
. Jo Howard, Peninsula Health
. Magistrate Anne Goldsborough, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
. Danny Blay, Executive Officer, No to Violence
. Dr. Sean Jespersen, Clinical Director of Mental Health, Peninsula Health
. Professor Katherine Daly, Griffith University
. Professor Cathy Humphreys, Alfred Felton Chair, Melbourne University
. Robyn Miller, Principal Practitioner, Department of Human Services
This conference includes a range of workshops as well as speakers offering
differing perspectives on this complex issue.
You can register here.