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Change or suppression practices: Prevention and response and action planning workshop

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Overview

This program will explore the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act and harms caused by change or suppression practices.

Participants will learn to identify these practices and ways to minimise their occurrence. They will develop an action plan to reduce an organisation’s vicarious liability.

Details

Audience
Suitable for all organisations, associations and community groups wanting to take precautions to prevent people from engaging in a change or suppression practice.

Length 
Six hours (in two parts)

Format
Live and interactive workshop with supporting resources

Cost
$4,500 per workshop (up to ten people)

Key learning objectives

Participants will participate in a one-on-one mentoring program where they will:

  • be briefed on the purpose of the Act and its objectives
  • learn what is a change or suppression practice under the Act
  • understand the harm caused by change or suppression practices
  • identify remedies that can be taken when someone has experienced a change or suppression practice
  • consider how to prevent harm and minimise vicarious liability.

Participants will create an action plan to:

  • prevent harm and minimise vicarious liability
  • build capability to prevent and respond to practices
  • support individuals to change attitudes
  • begin to create enduring change.

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We are the experts in Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (2006), the Equal Opportunity Act (2010) and the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act (2021).

Our courses can help you and your organisation develop, adopt and drive leading practice on equal opportunity and human rights, and prevent discrimination.

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Contact us to discuss your needs

For more information, please call us on (03) 9055 6539 or email CSP@veohrc.vic.gov.au

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Address
Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries
enquiries@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Reception
1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

Interpreters
1300 152 494

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1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

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