Together with ThinkPrevent, Catholic
Social Services Victoria is hosting a workshop on Bystander Intervention for parishes and those keen to respond, to the prevention of family violence and
violence against women. The workshop will be held in May at the Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert Street, East Melbourne. Dr
Ree Boddé, CEO of ThinkPrevent will speak.
Catholic Social Services Victoria is pleased to announce that the fourth
series of the Mission Inspired Leadership program will be conducted
during 2018. The dates for the program will be Thursday
evenings: 19 April, 17 May, 21 June, 19 July.
As part of our national Catholic social services conference, Hearing
Healing Hope (from 21-23 February in Melbourne), Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO will be hosting a
Masterclass on Pope Francis and Human Rights - Moving Justice and
Solidarity from the Dictionary to the Workplace of Catholic Social
Services. The Masterclass is open to everybody (not just conference
participants!) On Friday 23 February 2018 at Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, from 2pm - 4pm. Cost is $100.
The National Disability Insurance
Scheme is one of the major Australian reform programs of recent decades,
promising to transform the provision of support for people with disability.
With the transition to NDIS
well-underway, Catholic social service providers met on 15 December to take
stock of progress and of issues faced in providing the services that are
There is much work to be done.