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What’s new: the latest online gambling platforms
We hear it and we see it. Advertising for different forms of gambling is on the rise. In this session recording you will find out more about what the emerging gambling platforms are, how they work and how they draw people in.
When Gambling and Family Violence intersect
When Gambling and Family Violence intersect session was targeted at specialist gambling FCs. It has drawn attention to the complex area where gambling and Family Violence intersect.
This recording includes scenarios where the person gambling is the perpetrator of FV or the victim of FV, as well as the other side of the story: affected others and financial abuse. Family Violence and harmful gambling are both common and harmful public health problems. Experience of one increases a co-occurrence of the other. For some victims of family violence gambling can function as a survival tool. What are the challenges that arise for us as workers? How can we best support people affected by gambling harm and FV?
Who are the debt vultures?
In this session recording you will find out about debt vultures, with a special focus on new products and business models, and companies that charge to support with the bankruptcy process. This session has not covered Part IX Debt Agreements.
Upon completion of this recording you will be able to:
1-Design strategies to deal with companies that charge for bankruptcy support
2-Identify and deal with new players and business models in the debt vulture industry
Worker’s injury compensation
In this session resources, you will learn about how to make a claim and what compensation payments are available.
You may be eligible for compensation if you or a client got injured at work and needs medical treatment or time off work. The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (WIRC Act) addresses what happens when a Victorian worker is injured.
Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees session was focused on the difference between asylum seekers and refugees, their visa statuses, social security entitlements and what support and assistance is available.
Working with clients with complex needs and comorbidities
This session have explained effective ways of dealing with clients affected by mental health conditions and co-morbidities. The focus was on recovery orientated practice as a model, including person-centred support, co-creating safe working relationships, collaborative conversations and coaching skills.