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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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WACOSS Conference 2021 23 February 2021 Perth WA Council of Social Services With a theme of Building a better way back together, the 2021 WACOSS conference will be a space to explore the crossroads the WA community service sector, and wider society, currently find ourselves at. Link to site
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 21 – 26 March 2021 Online PHAA and the World Health Organization With the theme of ‘Innovation, Engagement, Action: for a safer future’ the Showcase aims to facilitate global, inclusive and diverse conversations on addressing gaps in injury prevention and safety promotion. Link to site
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 22-26 March 2021 Online PHAA To maintain momentum of the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, the Virtual Showcase will continue with the theme developed for Safety 2020 “Innovation, Engagement, Action: for a safer future”. Link to site
Suicide Prevention Australia Symposium 2021 19-22 April 2021 Online Suicide Prevention Australia This Symposium will bring the brightest minds together to promote excellence in suicide prevention. Link to site
Preventive Health Conference 2021 10 – 12 May 2021 Perth and Online PHAA The Preventive Health Conference aims to provide a platform to engage, challenge and exchange ideas. The 2021 conference will combine a live in-person event with a virtual online component. Link to site
AIFS Conference 2021 15 – 18 June 2021 Online Australian Institute of Family Studies TBC Link to site
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
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
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