The Family Relationship Services Australia (FRSA) Conference is the must attend event for anyone supporting families. In 2014 the conference is coming to Adelaide and will focus on prevention and early intervention strategies to ensure the future wellbeing of Children, Families and Communities across Australia. Continue Reading
Research & Tools
Dr Claire Ralfs, Deputy CEO at Relationships Australia (SA), will present a keynote presentation at the inaugural Penelope Excellence User Group Conference, to be held in Adelaide on 3 November 2014.
Rapid HIV testing, which can provide results in as little as 30 minutes, is currently offered in some states in Australia (e.g. Queensland, Victoria, ACT and New South Wales).
Rapid testing is now being considered for use in SA; however, before such testing becomes available, the government and the HIV Interagency Taskforce (HIT), led by Gay Men’s Health SA (a service of Relationships Australia South Australia), want to gauge the opinion of gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) on this important topic.
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
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