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This calendar provides a list of upcoming injury prevention events and training running worldwide.

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Psychological First Aid- A Whole Person Approach Ongoing E-Learning UnitingCare Training Queensland In the following course you will learn how to provide psychological first aid to individuals in acute distress using the Lifeline 3R model: Recognise, Respond and Refer.

This model is applicable in a range of contexts including the workplace, disaster response, critical incidents such as vehicle accidents, assaults, robberies, terrorism and community violence. When appropriately applied, psychological first aid reduces the initial distress experienced in the aftermath of a traumatic incident, and supports short and long term adaptive functioning.

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FDV Conference 2021 13 – 15 September 2021 Perth Stopping Family Violence & Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing This conference will bring together non-government community services and the government sector, along with the broader community to critically examine, discuss and explore policy and practice responses to better support the safety and wellbeing of children and young people experiencing family, domestic and sexual violence by Bringing Children and Young People into View. Link to site
Australasian Road Safety Conference 2021 28-30 September 2021 Melbourne Australian College of Road Safety TBC
WA Alcohol and Other Drug Conference 2021 7-8 October 2021 Perth Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) This conference will provide a platform for local, national and international speakers to reflect on contemporary issues affecting the sector. Link to site
44th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Burns Association 13 – 15 October 2021 Perth Australian and New Zealand Burn Association The theme for the 2021 meeting isĀ Changing the Focus. The event will bring together the broad sector for a week of education, networking and to hear from amazing international speakers. Link to site
Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium 3 – 5 November 2021 Canberra Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Health Association The 2021 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium aims to improve the way we plan for, prepare, and provide mental health treatment to Australians living and working in rural and remote areas. Link to site
9th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference 28 – 30 November 2021 Auckland Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society This conference will; present world leading research and new evidence to drive practice, provide professional upskilling to improve fall prevention and enable community engagement and networking with colleagues, health providers, stakeholders, funders and planners. Link to site
Stop Domestic Violence Conference 1 – 3 December 2021 Gold Coast Stop Domestic Violence The 2021 STOP Domestic Violence Conference will allow participants to discover what’s on the agenda while exploring the theme of Strong Words, Stronger Actions: Creating Change Now & For Future Generations. Link to site
22nd International Mental Heatlh Conference 31 January – 2 February 2022 Gold Coast International Mental Health The 2022 conference will combine face-to-face and online elements to create a global platform for attendees to connect, learn and network. Link to site
World Safety 2022 27 – 30 November 2022 Adelaide Public Health Association of Australia World Safety 2020 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion. Link to site