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Specialist Family Violence Youth Worker Program (SFVYWP)
Specialist Family Violence Youth Worker

Quantum offers support including an outreach service to assist with information, advice and referrals for adolescents who use violence in the home in the Baw Baw, Latrobe and Wellington areas.

Overview

Quantum Specialist Family Violence Youth Worker can support women and their adolescent young person aged 12 – 17 years who are using violence in the home. In partnership with Specialist Family Violence Case Management, support is offered to enhance family safety by assisting the young person to understand and regulate their behaviours and develop a sense of empathy and compassion for self and others.

The program is a voluntary program and offers assertive outreach to the young person; referrals to therapeutic services and groupwork; risk assessment and safety planning; and, advocacy and liaison with the intent to achieve positive outcomes for the young person to reside safely in the family home. This program uses a person-centred approach focussing on the young person’s development and to reach their own identified aspirations and goals

The program will also provide secondary consultation to other programs where the young person using violence is not living or planning to return to the family home.

What Can you Expect
  • A respectful discussion of need, expectation and opinion
  • Assessment, referrals and advocacy
  • Support in identifying risks and safety planning
  • Access to an interpreter as required
What is Required of Quantum Support Services?
  • To provide women and young people with this service free of charge
  • To treat you with respect, act with integrity and facilitate empowerment
  • To support your safety
  • To provide you with information and referrals to other services and programs as required
  • To undertake a comprehensive risk assessment
  • To provide a service led by you that meets your needs
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Family Violence Safety Planning
Family Violence Non Permanent Residency Brokerage
Family Violence Child Protection Specialist
Family Violence Flexible Support Packages