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Special Events: DOORS App Launch & Family Violence and the Developing Child

We are pleased to announce two very special upcoming events in the area of family safety and wellbeing.

Family Violence & the Developing Child: 16 October (Melbourne)

This event brings together three internationally acclaimed family violence and child development researchers, Professor Jennifer McIntosh (Deakin University), Professor Amy Holtzworth Munroe (Indiana University), and Professor Louise Newman (University of Melbourne).

This forum will feature the latest research on the unique developmental challenges to social and emotional growth for children growing up in a climate of family trauma, often in the nexus of parental separation and ex-couple violence.

When: Monday 16 October, 1:30-4:30 pm
Where: Deakin University, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Docklands, VIC
Registration: $55 (includes afternoon tea) Click here to book your tickets

Launch of the Family DOORS App: 17 October (Adelaide)

We are pleased to share this new service innovation, the Family DOORS App and we warmly invite you to join us at the official launch on Tuesday, 17 October.

Built from the original Family Law DOORS (McIntosh 2011), the Family DOORS App is an evidence-based universal screening framework for keeping families safe. The new app makes holistic screening tool available to all helping professionals, including counsellors, psychologists and social workers. The Family DOORS is designed to assist professionals to detect and evaluate risks before they escalate, and support a tailored response.

Please join us and see the app in action!

When: Tuesday 17 October, 4 pm
Where: Relationships Australia SA, 49a Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh SA.
Cost: There is no cost for this event, RSVP HERE 

  • Free infant/toddler group starting October 20 at Taperoo. More info: https://t.co/y1SD9gzu9n https://t.co/6Vc7vWHtZK