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Working with a Correctional Cohort and Leading Groups

Working with a Correctional Cohort and Leading Groups

Correctional cohorts present with a range of complex needs and require tailored intervention and support for their successful rehabilitation and reintegration into the community.

This webinar will provide practical strategies, skills and education to effectively lead rehabilitation and reintegration focused group work and successfully work with individuals engaged with the justice system.

In this webinar, participants will learn about:

  • how personal perceptions can impact working with a correctional cohort
  • strategies for applying strengths-based practice with a correctional cohort
  • creating capacity for change through resilience-building strategies
    the role of psycho-educational
  • programs and strengths-based models
  • challenges of working with a complex cohort and understanding how strengths-based practice can build motivation and engagement
  • how to separate empathy from collusion when working with a correctional cohort
  • the importance of reflective practice and self-care when working with complex cohorts.

Ideal for

Professionals who work with a correctional cohort.

About the presenters

Lucille Hart is the Training Lead for Family Violence and Relationship Counselling and an experienced facilitator at Relationships Australia Victoria. Lucille has qualifications in psychology, social science and meditation and is experienced in the provision of family violence, mental health, healthy relationships, rehabilitation, youth and psychoeducational services. Lucille has substantial experience working with correctional cohorts including facilitating and leading programs for individuals engaged with the correctional system. Lucille regularly provides training for government and non-profit organisations in areas including vicarious trauma, managing challenging behaviours, professional boundaries and managing difficult conversations.

Luke McCord is an experienced program facilitator, he has worked with correctional cohorts and the Support for Fathers team at Relationships Australia Victoria. Luke brings with him over 12 years of experience in both government and private sectors including 6 years with Youth Justice. Luke also has over 10 years of experience leading large teams delivering positive change programs within correctional facilities and the community. Luke is passionate about working with men and fathers and blends his professional and personal experience to engage people from all walks of life.

Format

75 minutes of content and 15 minutes of moderated Q&As.

Other information

Registrations close 24 hours before the webinar start time. In addition to the live event link, all registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording post-event.

When you click to book, you will be taken to our new and improved payment gateway. Once you complete your registration you will receive an email detailing how to access your learning event in our Moodle Learning Management System.

In order to participate in this webinar, you will need access to the following:

  • Desktop or laptop computer
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headphones
  • Microphone/speakers
  • Webcam (built in to your computer, or input separately)

Contact us

Training and Development Team
Phone: (03) 8573 2222
Email: [email protected]

 

Dates/times

3-4:30pm AEDT on Thursday 24 November 2022

Pricing
$50
Location
Online (Zoom)
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