connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support


RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.

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Professional Training

We are proud to offer a range of workshops that provide professionals, workplaces and organisations with opportunities to expand knowledge and skills to help their employees, clients and customers.

Professional Development Workshop Calendar

Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) provides a training calendar of one or half-day workshops on a range of topics around relationships and families. These workshops are designed for range of professionals working with families, children, parents and couples in the community, health and education sectors. Please read our workshop cancellation statement here.

For further information about our training workshops or to discuss the training needs of your organisation, contact the RAV Training Team on (03) 8573 2222 or by email.

Customised training for workplaces and organisations

In addition to our calendar of professional development workshops, RAV provides a range of training and workshops for small and large organisations to provide professionals with targeted opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills, and better support their staff, clients and customers. We work closely with organisations to identify, develop and deliver relevant training that suits the needs of particular organisations, management, staff and professional groups who work with a variety of clients across a range of sectors.

We can provide the following workshops and welcome enquiries about training on other topics. The length and timing of workshops can be negotiated to suit your organisation, with workshops able to be conducted on site at your organisation, at a RAV location, or at a chosen venue. The cost of the workshops is negotiated according to the number of workshops, resources and participants.

For more information on our workplace professional development and training opportunities, download our brochure. More information on our training organisation is available here

We work closely with organisations and their staff to develop and deliver relevant training and can tailor training to suit particular professional groups who work with particular client needs.

Our professional training workshop topics include:

  • strengthening family relationships
  • working with separated families
  • parenting
  • family violence
  • conflict management
  • conflict coaching
  • stress management
  • communication
  • grief and loss
  • critical incident briefing.

Professional development and training can be delivered at your workplace or at one of our offices, and can incorporate face-to-face and online learning.