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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Online Workshop: Working With Dads

In this interactive online workshop you will be supported to gain knowledge, practical advice and strategies to engage dads and families in positive and effective ways. Along with other participants you will work collectively to form strategies for supporting dads and build skills for creating more dad friendly programs and services in the community.

You’ll learn in depth about our fatherhood resources and professionals’ toolkit and, by the end of this workshop, will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of what makes dads important
  • articulate the 7 different ways to be a dad
  • demonstrate an awareness of dad-focused programs, research and work across Australia
  • promote dads effectively
  • support dads to create positive family relationships
  • articulate how to maintain work and family balance for dads
  • use skills and strategies to create a dad-focused service
  • demonstrate an understanding of the issues related to working from home - how are dads going?
  • formulate a plan for future work with dads.

Ideal for:

A range of workers in community organisations, social services, schools or businesses who need to cater for the needs of fathers.

About the presenter

Dominic Alford is the Project Coordinator of Support for Fathers at Relationships Australia Victoria and has been highlighting the role of men as fathers in the prevention of family violence. He has worked in the welfare sector for 12 years across child protection, family services, foster care, parent education and teaching. To learn more about the Support for Fathers project, visit www.supportforfathers.com.au

Relationships Australia Victoria is funded by the Department of Social Services, as part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022, to deliver the Support for Fathers project.

  • RAV Training Team
  • (03) 8573 2222
  • This online, interactive training will be delivered live via Zoom video-conferencing. Further information will be provided upon registration. - To be advised
    • Starts 9:30am Wednesday 1 December 2021
  • Half-day, online workshop from 9:30am to 12:30pm AEDT
  • $220 including GST
  • Please note, in order to participate in this workshop, you will need access to the following:
    • Desktop or laptop computer
    • Reliable internet connection
    • Headphones
    • Microphone/speakers
    • Webcam (built in to your computer, or input separately)

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