Addressing Family Domestic Violence in AOD Settings
Addressing Family Domestic Violence in Alcohol other Drug Settings
Caroline Long from Odyssey House Victoria will be introducing the new ‘Can I Ask’ resource developed by NCETA (National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction) and Odyssey House. Her presentation will include the following:
- Why: Why the focus on family violence for AOD workers?
- What: Highlights of ‘Can I Ask’ & other resources
- How: Suggestions on implementing ‘Can I Ask’ in your service
Caroline Long (M.Clin.Psych; MAPS) is one of the authors of ‘Can I Ask: An alcohol and drug clinician’s guide to addressing family and domestic violence’. She is a registered psychologist and has been working at Odyssey House Victoria for the last five years as the Capacity Building Coordinator and concurrently as a Research Fellow at Deakin University. She has extensive experience in working in clinical and research roles with people facing crisis over the last twenty three years. This primarily involves Alcohol and Drug/Dual diagnosis treatment but includes Post Separation Family Functioning, Family Violence, Homelessness, and Palliative Medicine. As a graduate of the University of Tasmania, she considers herself an honorary Tasmanian.
Monday 26 August
11am - 1pm
Merino Room, The Old Woolstore, Hobart
Tuesday 27 August
9am - 11am
Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre
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