Improving outcomes for at risk young people

Forum: improving outcomes for young people who are most at risk

Invitation: for people working with, and for, young people who are most at risk.

Thursday 28th May, 8.45 for 9.00–1.00 [Morning tea provided]
Glenorchy Civic Centre

Opening: Lisa Singh MP, Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection

Keynote address: Professor Rob White, Professor of Environmental
Criminology, UTAS.

Panel: Katrina Beams, DoE; Ron Nash, Polytechnic; Nick Evans, DHHS; plus, Chance on Main, Tools and Futures for All

Questions for discussion in breakout session:

  • How can we better coordinate and formalise relationships between the different projects supporting young people in Southern Tasmania?
  • What are the gaps in the system now and how should they be addressed?
  • What strategies work best to equip young people with formal qualifications to continue their education and training?
  • How do we get and share the resources to support models that assist young people to lead to formal qualifications?
  • How do we demonstrate that a project is working? What evidence is needed; how should it be collected, presented and to whom?

Who will be attending?
People working directly, or managing programs, for young people who are most at risk in southern Tasmania e.g: local government; NGOs; State, Catholic, Independent education sectors and allied services; other State Government Departments; DEEWR and the business sector.

RSVP (and enquiries) by Thursday May 21
Gerry White, Youth Transitions Taskforce
email Gerry
Tel: 6270 2242