Youth Health Forum
Youth Health Forum

All fired up: Aggression and Violence in Young People
7 March 2018

Venue: Central Coast
Conference room – Conference Centre, Gosford Hospital
Level 2, Main Building, Gosford Hospital – Holden Street, Gosford NSW
ENQUIRIES: Joanne Silk or Graham Lane (02) 4356 9333 for Central Coast
COST: Free
TRANSPORT & PARKING: Please be aware of the changes to parking at Gosford Hospital due to redevelopment. Allow extra time for parking/transport. A courtesy bus is available for patients, visitors and staff approximately every 15 minutes from Gosford Railway Station.
RSVP: By Friday 2 March 2018 (or when full capacity has been reached)

0830 – 0900 Registration

0900 – 0910 Welcome and introduction Ms Jo Campbell, Director, NSW Health Education Centre Against Violence (ECAV)
0910 – 0940 Adolescent family violence in the context of youth violence and aggression Ms Joanne Carol Howard, Consultant and Trainer,
0935 – 1000 Juvenile Justice 101 Ms Annika Ross, Area Manager, Blacktown Juvenile Justice Community Office, Juvenile Justice, NSW Department of Justice

1000 – 1035 MORNING TEA

1035 – 1105 What’s all the RAGE about anger? Mr Kenneth Nathan, Founder and Director, Interventions Plus and WebeSupport
1105 – 1130 The exploring patterns program: a suite of creative activities for schools and communities reducing the risk factors in teenagers and promoting respectful relationships. Mr Gerard Veltre, Artistic Director, Phunktional Arts
1130 – 1150 Presenting and organising Love Bites in local high schools. Ms Cassander Paice, Adolescent and Family Caseworker, Early Intervention Prevention Program, Mission Australia

1150 – 1200 Voice of youth TBA
1200 – 1230 Panel discussion

The Forum Organising Committee includes representatives from Academic Department of Adolescent Medicine; Agency for Clinical Innovation; Children’s Hospital School, CHW; Department of Adolescent Medicine, CHW; Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Westmead Hospital; High Street Youth Health Service; Maternity, Child, Youth and Paediatrics, NSW Health; Area School Link Coordinator, Western Sydney Local Health District and Transcultural Mental Health Centre.
Rural and regional videoconference sites: Video conferences are now available in 24 sites across NSW. For your local video conference sites and local rsvp details; go to the NSW Health website and search for ‘Youth Health Forum Video Conference sites’ (Please note that video conference facilities are reserved for rural and regional sites only


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