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Working with complexity - ANROWS webinar

October 23, 2020 at 2:55 PM

From the NZFVC

DATE

Thursday 29 October 2020

TIME

3-4pm, NZDT (1-2pm, AEDT)

LOCATION

Online (Australia based)

ORGANISED BY

ANROWS

COST

Free

This webinar launches a suite of interconnected research, the Safe & Together Addressing ComplexitY (STACY) and Safe & Together addressing ComplexitY for children (STACY for Children) along with accompanying resources.

Register for this event

Evidence shows that domestic and family violence (DFV) often occurs with challenges of mental health (MH) and alcohol and other drugs (AOD). In the context of families, these issues significantly impact children, however, in adult-focused services there is a tendency for the needs of children to become invisible. A holistic, collaborative and inter-agency approach is needed to address these complex intersecting issues and work with all members of the family. The Safe & Together ModeTM (developed by David Mandel) is a multi-disciplinary and inter-agency collaboration across the service system. As a starting point, it aims to keep children safe and together with the non-offending parent. This model is currently implemented across some jurisdictions in Australia, in child protection services and adult DFV, MH and AOD services.

STACY for Children was developed in collaboration with the Queensland Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women, and jointly funded by ANROWS and the Queensland Government. These projects investigated whether the Safe & Together Model, where implemented holistically across services, leads to better outcomes for children and families living at the intersection of DFV and parental challenges of AOD and/or MH.

Drawing on the research projects, the panel of experts will discuss:

  • how the Safe & Together Model works in practice in adult-focused services
  • the impact of collaborative, holistic practice in addressing DFV and keeping children safe
  • why an authorising environment is needed to support organisational and practice change
  • future directions for research, and policy and service change.

This webinar is designed for policymakers, practice design decision makers, practitioners & researchers working in DFV, MH, AOD & child protection services

Presenters

  • Professor Cathy Humphreys, The University of Melbourne
  • Steve Lock, Queensland Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
  • Anne Tidyman, Odyssey House Victoria
  • Lorna McNamara, NSW Ministry of Health

Facilitated by: Michele Robinson, ANROWS

 The recorded webinar will be available on the ANROWS website.

Find out more about the research projects:

Safe & Together Addressing ComplexitY (STACY), and

Safe & Together addressing ComplexitY for children (STACY for Children)



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