connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support


RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.

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Online Workshop: The Journey to Recovery - Clients Experiencing Grief

In this online workshop you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the essential theories of grief and become equipped with strategies to help you analyse the grief experiences of others close to you. You will also work collaboratively with the presenter and other participants in order to learn how best to evaluate the impact of losses.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • develop a comprehensive understanding of essential theories of grief
  • analyse the grief experiences of family members and partners
  • evaluate the impact of losses associated with the separation of families and couples
  • apply evidence-based techniques to support clients experiencing grief.

Ideal for

Staff in a range of workplaces including the community, education, health and business sectors who may need to support colleagues or clients.

About the presenter

Lefteris Patlamazoglou is a counselling psychologist and lecturer in psychology and counselling at Monash University. In his counselling practice, teaching and research, Lefteris adopts the framework of intersectionality whereby people's multiple identities intersect to create novel experiences of mental health and illness while operating as both protective and risk factors. As a psychologist, Lefteris has worked extensively with clients with issues relating to migration, grief, trauma and LGBTQI+ identities. He has also worked with clients with a variety of mental health issues, court-ordered parents and their children, and individuals and couples pursuing artificial reproductive treatment. Lefteris has a particular research interest in the wellbeing, grief and belonging of LGBTQI+ young people and adults and migrant populations.

  • RAV Training Team
  • (03) 8573 2222
  • This online, interactive training will be delivered live via Zoom video-conferencing. Further information will be provided upon registration. - To be advised
    • Starts 9:30am Friday 30 July 2021
  • Half-day, online workshop from 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • $220 (including GST).
  • Please note, in order to participate in this workshop, you will need access to the following:
    • Desktop or laptop computer
    • Reliable internet connection
    • Headphones
    • Microphone/speakers
    • Webcam (built in to your computer, or input separately)

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