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.


Webinar: Constructive and Cooperative Conduct in Challenging Communications

This webinar will help its participants to understand the elements of effective communication, recognise others and self in communication interactions, manage and understand conflict, operate constructively, and have cooperative interactions that lead to a shared positive outcome in challenging situations.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand what effective communication looks like.
  2. Identify and understand origins of conflict.
  3. Explore the position of the ‘other’ and ‘self’ in difficult interactions.
  4. Learn conflict management styles and techniques.

About the presenter

Jayne Ferguson is a clinician, certified trainer/educator, presenter, manager and clinical supervisor. She has worked in the community and government sector for 25 years and has been working at Relationships Australia Victoria for the past 15 years. She sees relationships as the cornerstone of life and has a passion for helping people have respectful, meaningful, and fulfilling relationships.

  • RAV Training and Development Team
  • (03) 8573 2222
  • This webinar will be delivered live via Zoom video-conferencing. Further information will be provided upon registration. - To be advised
    • Starts 3:00pm Wednesday 12 May 2021
  • 3 - 4:30pm (AEST)
    75 minutes of content and 15 minutes of moderated Q&As.

    Please note: registrations close 24 hours before the event start time. In addition to the live event link, all registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording post-event.
  • $50 per person (including GST)
  • Please note, in order to participate in this webinar, 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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