9 February 2021 at 1:43 pm #34474
South West Care Coordination (SWCC) is an established Care Coordination Group that practice collaborative approaches to housing needs and support services for vulnerable people in Queensland.
Housing providers, Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) and other support services participate in recurring sessions (every 2 weeks) to coordinate appropriate service responses and sustain tenure. Care Coordination engages with person-centred care plans to achieve sustainable housing outcomes for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness.
We invite you to Register Here for sessions if you would like to be involved.
16 February 2021 at 3:44 pm #34510
22 February 2021 at 3:00 pm #34534
CFCA Webinar: Working together to prevent youth suicide
This webinar, broadcast on 28th October 2020, explored local, place-based solutions to preventing suicide among young people and minimising the risk of suicide clusters.
For more information and access to resources discussed during the webinar head to The Australian Institute of Family Studies
Questions answered in this webinar include:
Qu 1: Louise, can you please clarify the y axis on the graph you showed at the part of your presentation? What do the numbers represent on this axis?
Qu 2: For the suicide alertness training or parents, how can people access this training?
Qu 3: Is there potential for the pilot #chatsafe program to open up to other states? If so, how can we partner up with you?
Qu 4: Does Orygen have resources targeted for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and communities?
Qu 5: Where can I find information about how to speak to a teenager who has lost a friend to suicide?
Qu6: What are the benefits to using social media in addressing youth suicide prevention and postvention?
Qu 7: How can we ensure that the young person’s identity is being safeguarded when they are engaging young person via social media?
Qu 8: I am curious as to suggestions instead of saying someone has “attempted suicide” another way to phrase this? We are required to write a lot of court reports and if there is an alternative way for my staff to phrase this I’d love to be able to change our language around this.
Qu 9: Where can people go to keep up to date with the latest data and research about youth suicide? And where can they go to find out about new programs or resources available to help young people?
Qu 10: For other people considering getting involved in youth peer work – how did you get to become comfortable discussing suicide with young people and your peers?
Qu11: What is happening in terms of demand for mental health services and rates of self-harm and suicide during COVID-19?
Qu 12: How do we address the risk of suicide contagion on social media?
Qu 13: Do you have any specific statistics on self-harm and suicide behaviours among people from refugee or migrant backgrounds?
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