Education and training

  • Our Education and Training programs aim to increase the capacity of the broader community to meet the needs of young people. It does this through the translation of research and practice knowledge into a range of learning experiences that includes post graduate programs, professional development and workforce development.

    Please take some time to view the video below demonstrating the work of the Centre for Adolecent Health's Practice and Learning team.

    Past Forums

    The Centre for Adolescent Health has run a fascinating series of forums on comtemporary issues related ot adolescent health & wellbeing.  Here you can download the presentations from some of the experts who've shared their clinical, practical and research knowledge with us. 

    Post Graduate Education

    Further Study: Thinking of Post graduate study in Adolescent Health & Welfare? Want to know what your options are? Learn about the ins & outs of doing a postgraduate degree at the University of Melbourne.

    Read how the post graduate course in adolescent health & welfare impacted on two recent graduates.


    Michael Morrissey found the course impacted on both his personal and professional life and enabled him to successfully secure a promotion into a welfare position at his secondary college in rural Shepparton. Read on...

    Jane Moyle found the course greatly enhanced her practice in working with young people and facilitated a career change from secondary school teacher to welfare work. Read on...

    Quotes from past graduates:
    "This course has taught me the skills to use and apply appropriately, and to set up resources where there sometimes are none. What seemed hard to achieve, has been made easier because of this course. It has opened doors, lifted barriers and allowed me into a world where&I can hopefully make a difference."

    "The opportunity to engage in reflective processes that allowed me to analyse my own practice and improve on it, the supportive and inspirational staff at the Centre and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field."

    Currently enrolled:  Already a post grad student in Adolescent Health & Welfare?

    Community & Professional Education and Training

    Community: Improving the way your community responds to the needs of young people
    Professional: What we can do to advance your professional skills and qualifications

    Placement opportunities

    A limited number of placement opportunities are available at the Centre for Adolescent Health.


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