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Safe Home Visiting
March 14 @ 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM AEDT
Do you visit families in their homes?
Attend this workshop to gain best practice knowledge about effective SAFE home visiting!
This workshop reviews the benefits and challenges of family work, with a focus on developing positive relationships with parents, maintaining a focus on the child and implementing safe home visiting practices in a range of situations.
This event will provide people undertaking home visits with the skills to manage or avoid potentially dangerous situations.
Who should attend this workshop?
People who work with children, youth and families and who visit clients at their homes.
- Increased understanding of the benefits of effective home visits in family work;
- Increased knowledge about the evidence base for effective home visiting;
- Increased ability to identify and address safety challenges when home visiting;
- Increased skills in developing positive relationships with parents while being child-focused;
- Increased skills in implementing safe home visiting practices.
Mirna is a psychologist, trainer and supervisor. Her work with survivors of trauma, abuse and loss spans over two decades. Mirna has worked win a range of capacities primarily with survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse, both adults and children.
Mirna has a practice in Sydney where the focus of her clinical work is with survivors of domestic violence and child abuse including sexual abuse, as well as supervision of counsellors and case workers working in the trauma and child protection fields.
Mirna has been conducting training for both government and community based organisations for fifteen years. She holds a Bachelor of Education, Post Grad Diploma in Counselling and Cert. IV in Training and Assessment (TAE).
Her training experience includes employment as a training and development coordinator at the Centre for Community Welfare Training, providing counsellor education to students at the College of Applied Psychology and working as a state-wide educator for the Education Centre Against Violence in the cultural equity unit.
Mirna is a clinical member of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA).
Members: $93.50; Non Members: $154.00. Morning tea and lunch is included. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.
Veronica Riddell, ph 9620 6172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that there is no on-site parking. We suggest street parking next to our rear entrance on Powers Road – (the approximate address is 3 Powers Road, next to Australia Post Seven Hills Business Hub) or the Commuter Car Park at Seven Hills Train Station which can be accessed via Terminus Road. Both options are a short 5-10 minute walk to our office.