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WEDNESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER

1100–1200

Improving women and children’s safety in their own homes and community –an alternative approach

J Jones

Safe Futures Foundation

What’s the go with Foyer’s around Australia?

T Keenan

Foyer Foundation

CS&HISC Training Packages Review and Public Consultation Web Portal

E Cooper

Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council, NSW, Australia

1300–1400

pdfChild Parents - The complexities of working with children having children

V Lachlan & D Alexandridis

Centacare Catholic Family Services

Homelessness and Mental Health Workshop part 1

J Fear & T Gilbert

NMHCA

L van Schoubroeck

Queensland Mental Health Commissioner

The Regional Homelessness Network Co-ordinators will provide an overview of how cross-sector and inter-sector collaboration has been achieve

K Walker

Southern Housing & Support Services Network

1430–1630

Technology abuse & Safety: working with Survivors

C Southworth

Homelessness and Mental Health Workshop part 2

J Fear & T Gilbert

NMHCA

L van Schoubroeck

Queensland Mental Health Commissioner

Youth Homelessness Matters Day: Like, Share, Act

M Parker

Anglicare NT

E Robertson

Youth Coalition of the ACT

THURSDAY 11 SEPTEMBER

Opening ceremony

The Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Social Services

0930–1010

Keynote presentation: Re-finding our values in young people (presentation available for conference delegates only)

Colin Falconer

 

1040–1120

A profile of clients experiencing homelessness accessing health services of an urban health district in New South Wales

A Lucey

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

pdfPreventing youth homelessness – What do we know? What should we do?

S Gaetz

pdf‘More than a roof over my head’: dignity and community for older homeless women in Australia

C Vale

Bethlehem Community Incorporated

pdfCreative models of consumer engagement – HPLS exit prison into homelessness project, the StreetCare videos and the mental illness project

L Schetzer

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

pdfTwo year outcomes of the MISHA ‘housing first’ project in Sydney

M Bower & P Flatau

University of Western Sydney

pdfWhat is Aboriginal spiritual homelessness

P Memmott

University of Queensland

pdfEvaluation of Housing First in rural Victoria: a case study

A Chambers

La Trobe University

1120–1200

pdfHomeless2home (H2h) Statewide Case Management and Data Collection System

E Curtis

Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Strengthening homeless services in Western Australia

C Roberts & S Garwood

Shelter WA

Homeless for the first time in later life

M Petersen University of Queensland

pdfAt home in the Territory - exploring housing and homelessness in the central Australian context

L Woolcock & B McCullagh-Dennis

Anglicare NT

Promising practice: The outcomes achieved for participants in the first three years of the Doorway Housing First project

L Collister & S Hegarty

Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria

Nurturing the next generation from risk to resilience - the Safe Futures Foundation approach

J Mahoney

Safe Futures Foundation

Brisbane Registry VISPDAT - 500 Lives 500 Homes M Leebeek & K Walsh

Micah Projects

1200–1240

pdfUsing technology for outcomes measurement and reporting in a Specialist Homelessness Service

L Lewis

Sacred Heart Mission

pdfHomelessness in an affluent area: North Sydney

J Donoghue

The Salvation Army

A woman's right to remain, a man's right to his home: women's rights to be safe and not homeless in the aftermath of male partner violence

D Chung

Curtin University

& J Breckenridge

UNSW

RDA Murray - Riverina Murray Rural Interagency Project

S Makepeace

Regional

Development Australia Murray

pdf47.49 a life sentence for homeless men in Hobart

P Carlisle

Bethlehem House Tasmania Inc.

pdfMore Than a House: through a child’s eyes

S Richards, P Pfeiffer & J Maggs

Children's Resource Program

Project 2500 - breaking the cycle of homelessness

M Kastel

Jewish House

1340–1400

Plenary presentation: Partnering to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety

Georgie Harman

1400–1440

pdfPlenary presentation: Associations between Individuals’ characteristics and the entry, exit and duration of homelessness –evidence from the Journey Home survey

Yi-Peng Tseng

1440–1540

Evaluation of the Peer Education Support Program - consumer participation in Victoria's peak body for homelessness

C Black

Black Ink Writing & Consulting

pdfThe complexity of care associated with ageing, alcohol addiction and homelessness

A Rota-Bartelink

Wintringham

Ensuring organisation technology use helps survivors and does not harm victims or people from diverse backgrounds

J Oberin & C Southworth

NNEDV

pdfStreet to Home - the Going Places program

P Flint, N Musumeci, T Joinbee & Mark Jentz

Mission Australia

pdfThe Geelong Project - a place-based community of schools and youth services' model for early intervention

D MacKenzie

Swinburne University

Being Advantaged Thinking

C Falconer

Foyer Foundation

pdfTune In Now: a resource for homelessness workers to ‘have the conversation’ with men about depression and anxiety

A Thorp

beyond blue

& N Crossland

St Barts

1610–1650

pdfKeynote presentation: Oh Canada! Housing first and the evolution of the Canadian response to Homelessness (presentation available for conference delegates only)

Stephen Gaetz

 

FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER

0915–0955

Keynote presentation: Complexities and ethics of sheltering survivors of violence against women in a digital age (presentation available for conference delegates only)

Cindy Southworth

0955–1035

pdfSurviving or thriving? - older people at risk of homelessness

J Fiedler

Housing for the Aged Action Group Inc.

pdfThe challenge of reform: homelessness politics, programs and practice

D MacKenzie

Swinburne University

The politics of definition and counting

C Chamberlain RMIT

pdfSustainability in NPOs and its interplay with corporate social responsibility

G Stevens

Homelessness Australia

pdfUse of homeless services by “new migrants”

J Clarke

Breaking the cycle - Karinya young mums'n'bubs

H Woodland

Karinya Young Womens Service

Sleepout - a documentary that explores homeless womens' issues

T O'Donohue

WISHIN

1115–1155

Homes for Sydney's homeless: findings of two 'Housing First' initiatives

E Whittaker & L Burns

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Commissioner R Fitzgerald

Allocation, eligibility, and rent setting in the Australian community housing sector

E Bourke

Community Housing Federation of Australia

pdfThe secret life of a grant maker: lessons in ending homelessness

F Reynolds

Mercy Foundation

pdfHomeless and (mostly) connected: mobile phones and mobile internet in the lives of youth, families and adults experiencing homelessness

J Humphrey

University of Sydney

A partnership approach to building outreach eye care programs for people experiencing homelessness

P Carozzi, Australian College of Optometry

pdfTackling violence – local community rugby league football clubs standing up against domestic violence in regional NSW

S Lindsay

Office of Communities

1155–1235

pdfResearching complexities in homelessness using the National Specialist Homelessness Services Collection

G Neideck

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

A critical case study based exploration of the emergence of Trauma Informed Practice and Cultural Safety in homelessness services based in Sydney and Vancouver

L Funston, University of Sydney

pdfBoarding House reform in NSW - promises unfulfilled?

D Hughes, Homelessness NSW

Geographical movement of the homeless population: an exploration of inner-city 'drift' in Sydney

E Conroy, University of Western Sydney

pdfCan 'housing first' work for youth

S Gaetz

York University & Canadian Homelessness Research Network

pdfHomelessness, brain health and dementia

C Beard

Alzheimer's Australia SA

Making the most of the media

B Johnson

Lighthouse Media

1235–1315

Alleviating the difficulties of housing large humanitarian migrant families in the Australian private rental market

N Harb

Flinders University

Rising to the case for change - leading the Victorian family violence sector through change

A Macdonald

Domestic Violence Victoria

pdfNational Housing Policy: The Abbott years

A Pisarski

National Shelter

pdfPolicy intersections: housing, employment and income support

J Phillips ACOSS

pdfComplex pathways, integrated solutions: Initial data from the Education First Youth Foyer evaluations

J Hanson-Peterson & S Main Brotherhood of St Laurence

pdfBarriers to health for homeless persons in Tasmania - a research study

P Carlisle

Bethlehem House Tasmania Inc.

Breaking the cycle: the employment option

M Piazza

Max Employment

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