DescriptionThis one day workshop will explore the determinants and contexts that underpin the use of violence by adolescents against parents/carers. It will then explore how systemic ways of working with the adolescent, parent/carer and other family members can support positive change and enhanced family trust, respect and safety.
Theoretical frameworks that will be covered include:
- Systemic family work
- Trauma informed practice
- Feminist (accountability for the use of violence)
- Nonviolent resistance
- Psycho education
- Skills development
Participants will have the opportunity to practice key concepts and strategies.
This event will cover:
- Identify the determinants which contribute to the use of violence by adolescents against parents/carers, including their own exp
- Understand the systemic context to adolescent family violence
- Articulate the principles that underpin best practice approaches in promoting family safety, trust and respect
- Learn and practice a model of intervention that is trauma informed, systemic and enhances adolescent accountability.
- Greg U'Ren — The Bouverie Centre
- Jo Howard
- Youth and family services, youth AOD and mental health services
- Those working with relevant client group (adolescents who use violence in the home and their parent/carer)
Families & carers,
Therapeutic theory & practice,
Trauma informed care,
Younger persons mental health
Disciplines: Allied Health
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced