Thanks to everyone who attended the Open Day. You can see some photos from the event on our Facebook Page.

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UnitingCare ReGen would like to invite workers in AOD industry and justice services to the Catalyst and Torque Programs Open Day.

The Catalyst Program is an award winning initiative, non-residential program open to people 18 years and above in Victoria. The Torque Program is based on the original Catalyst Program for people involved in the justice system.

The Open Day is on Friday 21st October 2016 from 9.15am– 12.15pm @ 26 Jessie St Coburg

The day will provide an opportunity for workers to gain an understanding of the program aims, model and referral pathways and to hear from previous participants experiences.

Please RSVP to Loren on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 7 October 2016 if you would like to attend.

ReGen Innovation Seminar Logo 2016

 

 

 

 

 Summaries of the key themes emerging from seminar discussion and participant feedback are now available. You can view the archived live video on our YouTube channel and view presenters' Powerpoint slides on our Slideshare page. A selection of photos from the event have been published on our Facebook page. See too our media release calling on service providers and funders to lift their game.

Encouraging Innovation in Consumer Participation

Read more: 2016 Innovation in Action Seminar (11 May)

Thanks to all who participated in the training. We'll post details of our next round of Consumer Participation training on our home page soon.

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The next ReGen Consumer Participation Training is on Monday July 4 and Tuesday July 5 at 26 Jessie Street Coburg.

The training focus is on the practice of Consumer Participation not only at UnitingCare ReGen, but also in the Victorian Alcohol and other Drug Sector (Edita Kennedy from the Association of Participation Service Users (APSU) will be delivering this session). As a foundation to alcohol and other drug policy, Brad Pearce (Program Manager at the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug Agency (VAADA)) will present on the Victorian Alcohol and other Drug Sector. Jane Dicka (Drug Overdose Peer Educator at Harm Reduction Victoria) will deliver on Harm Reduction and Health Rights. Last but never least, Richard Gornall (Consumer Consultant) is delivering on Self Care and Consumer Participation.

For more details please view the Training Outline and Promotional Flyer.

Please pass on to interested clients.

 

Our International Women's Day event saw some terrific discussion of barriers, stigma and discrimination faced by women in AOD treatment and throughout our communities. Thanks especially to our Consumer Consultants for sharing their stories and experience. You can can read Michelle's presentation on her experience in recovery and Richard's poem on global, intergenerational issues.  Photos from the event are on our Facebook page or Instagram account. 

 Join UnitingCare ReGen for Afternoon Tea in celebration of International Women’s Day 2016.

Topic: Women in AOD Treatment: Barriers, Discrimination, and Stigma

Featuring: Theresa Lynch (WADS) & Consumer Consultants: Michelle & Jo

When & where: Tuesday 8th March 2.30 - 3.30pm at 26 Jessie Street, Coburg

We welcome all staff and people who use ReGen services to attend.

The flyer is available here