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Engaging men in Family-Based Programs

This Online Workshop allows workers, organisations or networks of services to provide more effective programs to men and their families. The Workshop will explore the importance of the fathers’ role in family services and how programs can engage and support this opportunity. This workshop allows participants to review strengths-based ways to engage men using a child-centred approach.  It is full of practical tools, tips and links to resources that will significantly add to practice outcomes.


 Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased understanding on what men might want when accessing community services;
  • Exploring the use of strengths-based approaches when working with men;
  • Increased knowledge in skills used to work with men in a non-threatening way and modelling effective, respectful and inclusive communication when working with men practicing a range of tools; and
  • Effective ways for female workers to work with men.

Who should attend this workshop?

TEI funded and all other community services


Andrew King is a leading group work specialist in community services, counselling, and health. A respected author of multiple textbooks and training programs, including “Engaging Men’s Responses to Family Violence” (2017), and “Continual Change Groupwork”(2018), he has also published a range of articles on Group Work Leadership in the Australian context. Andrew has devoted a large part of his career to group work and working with men, fathering and domestic violence. As a research practitioner, Andrew is known for his focus on generativity and sharing his knowledge using a strengths-based approach, and facilitates national and international training workshops. Andrew is currently the Practice Specialist, Groupwork and Community Education Manager at Relationships Australia, NSW.

To participate in this event you must have access to a PC with video capabilities and a reliable internet connection.

More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email

Code: NP2342

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Online Workshop


Tuesday 16 November 2021


9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Online via Zoom


  • Member: $45.00 + GST
  • Non-Member: $59.95 + GST

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