Chronic pain is recognised as pain that lasts for at least three months. Relationships Australia and the Australian Catholic University are working together to look at how chronic pain affects relationships and what can be done in terms of support. We’d love to hear from you! Continue Reading
Research & Tools
Relationship counselling and education can deliver the Australian economy a $5 billion dollar productivity boost through increased family wellbeing, according to Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews. Continue Reading
Addiction support organisation, Turning Point, is asking for people to have their say on what works to limit time and money spent gambling. Continue Reading
A new website developed by Relationships Australia (SA) has been launched this week, offering expert advice and practical tips to help tackle video game obsession in young people. Continue Reading
Together4Kids (T4K), Relationships Australia (SA)’s service dedicated to homeless families, was recently evaluated by the sector, in order to find out more about the sector’s experiences in engaging with T4K services, including referring clients and taking part in professional development training. Continue Reading
Identifying and managing safety risks in separated families: It is everyone’s responsibility
The Family Law ‘Detection Of Overall Risk Screen’ (known as the DOORS ) is a risk screening tool (McIntosh, 2012) that assists separating parents and family law professionals to detect and evaluate wellbeing and safety risks that family members may be experiencing after separation, before risks escalate, get out of control or end tragically. Continue Reading
The Australian Institute of Social Relations will be launching the Family Law DOORS Online Training Program at two launch events in Sydney on 24 March and Melbourne on 25 March. Continue Reading
In February 2014, The Australian Institute of Social Relations and Relationships Australia (SA) will be launching the AVERT Family Violence Basics Training Course, by offering a free webinar to introduce the new online training. Continue Reading
We are currently conducting research into people’s attitudes towards planning and attending a wedding, marriage and divorce and would love your opinion!
Our Research and Evaluation team has recently developed and started piloting an exciting new tool that allows us to discover vital information about our clients’ health and wellbeing.
The tool, currently known as PACES, follows on from our previous work in risk assessment, which included the development of the Detection of Overall Risk Screen (DOORS). Continue Reading