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.


Online Workshop: Managing Difficult Conversations

Difficult conversations can be uncomfortable. In this online workshop you will learn how to apply skills to prepare for difficult conversations, and strategies to help you to manage your emotions and support others in the conversation. This workshop will also explore and unpack effective communication skills and common conflict management styles.

Learning outcomes

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

  • apply skills to prepare for a difficult conversation
  • demonstrate an understanding of effective communication skills
  • demonstrate an understanding o how and why people react to difficult situations physically and emotionally
  • apply strategies to manage emotions
  • demonstrate an understanding of common conflict management styles.

Ideal for

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

  • 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 Tuesday 17 August 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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