January 1, 2023

Did you miss out on one of our forums this year, or want to watch them again? We’ve put them all in one place for you to enjoy!

When Topic Link
March Coffee talk – information session on evidence-based decision making for human services leaders

  • Dr Lisa Griffiths (OZChild)
  • Eric Barends (Carnegie Mellon University) and Alumni
March Youth in focus –insights into supporting at-risk young people

  • Legal Pod: Ariel Couchman (Youthlaw),
  • Step Up+: Melinda Lawley and Frankie Doig (The Bridge Youth Service),
  • Amplify: Shorna Moore, Elvis Martin and Tanya Corrie (MCM)
May Embedding evidence into practice – establishing whole organisation/cross-organisation approaches

  • Windermere and Parenting Research Centre
  • Social Ventures Australia
August Unlocking key ingredients in cross sector partnership; Perspectives from child and family services and adult mental health working with parents and children Hosted by:   FaPMI (Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness) Working Group in partnership with OPEN

  • Vanessa Kirby and Julie Wassell (Family Life)
  • Alice Morgan (Alfred Mental and Addiction Health), Natalie Papps (Monash Health) and Sally Groom, OzChild
Dec OPEN Forum: Centring the Youth Voice

  • Young Leaders of the West (YLOTW): Co-design with young people, for young people: Sarah-Jane Blunt, Daniel Torres and Meg Humphrey, IPC Health
  • From a seat at the table to future proofing communities. Codesigning disaster risk resilience with young people: Carla Hall and Sneha Challa, Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic)
  • Brimbank Young Researchers Program: Mariah Magri (Brimbank City Council) and Dr Catherine Orr (Swinburne University)
Dec OPEN Forum: Innovations in Out of Home Care

  • The Care Hub – an innovative model of collaborative practice: Jo Farelly and Michael Oerlemans (Anglicare)
  • Improving Care Initiative: Alex Sutton, Tash Anderson and Dylan Langley (DFFH)
  • Empathy & Action: Learning from Care Leavers: Reggie Chang (The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare)
Recording to be released in 2023!

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