Youth Health Forums are stimulating, half-day forums that cover a wide range of adolescent health and wellbeing issues, appealing to health, education, community, welfare professionals and students. The Forum provides an opportunity for attendees to meet, update knowledge and skills, exchange information and strengthen the youth health network, in order to provide the best possible support for young people in NSW. At the March Forum, we will be exploring the topic of aggression and violence in young people.

When and where Date: 7 March 2018 Time: 8.30am -12.30pm Venue: Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Don’t miss this forum! Program includes presentations on:  

This forum will be chaired by Ms Jo Campbell, Director of NSW Health Education Centre Against Violence (ECAV)   ·

Adolescent family violence in the context of youth violence and aggression:  Ms Joanne Carol Howard, Consultant and Trainer, johowardconsulting.org ·

Juvenile Justice 101: Ms Annika Ross, Area Manager, Blacktown Juvenile Justice Community Office​,  Juvenile Justice, NSW Department of Justice ·

What’s all the RAGE about anger? Mr Kenneth Nathan, Founder and Director, Interventions Plus and WebeSupport

·         The exploring patterns program: a suite of creative activities for schools and communities reducing the risk factors in teenagers and promoting respectful relationships Mr Gerard Veltre, Artistic Director, Phunktional Arts ·

Presenting and organising Love Bites in local high schools: Ms Cassander Paice, Adolescent and Family Caseworker, Early Intervention Prevention Program, Mission Australia ·

Panel discussion: Panel will include all program speakers

Please see the attached program for more details.

YHF 7 March 2018 program

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