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08 August 2018

Voice of children and young people

The Gippsland Collaborative Centre for Innovation, Research and Practice - an initiative of the Inner Gippsland Children and Youth Area Partnership, is hosting the Learning and Knowledge Exchange Dialogue for 2018. This is one of the sessions:

Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault: 'Voice of children and families using the Most Significant Change Framework'

This workshop will provide insights into how practitioners and researchers can use research methods, including the 'Most Significant Change Framework', to incorporate the voices of children, youth, and families and front-line workers into evaluation, monitoring, and program and policy design. Presentations will include:

  • The use of the Most Significant Change Framework in monitoring and evaluating Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault’s 'Sexually Abusive Behaviours Treatment Service Family Support Program'
  • Clear Horizon to present on the utility of this approach in the sector
  • Using the Most Significant Change method in research.


  • Christina Melrose, Research and Evaluation,
  • Marie Feeley: Clinical Mentor, Gippsland CASA
  • Lynda McRae, PhD Researcher
  • Marty Pritchard, Clear Horizon

Free, registrations essential

P: 5122 6489 

Registrations via Eventbrite

The Gippsland Collaborative Centre for Innovation, Research and Practice has a vision of advancing and applying research and evidence to improve outcomes for children, young people and families within our local community.

The Learning and Knowledge Exchange Dialogues 2018 are a series of events to build a shared understanding of evidence and best practice across sectors. They aim to:

  • facilitate strong engagement and collaboration between researchers, service providers, practitioners and the community
  • support the development and diffusion of a stronger evidence base
  • capture innovative programs
  • promote a shared understanding of good quality evidence and best practice across sectors.

The sessions:

  • are interactive to enable ample opportunity for participation, discussion and exploration of the practical application of learning in practice
  • focus on building and nurturing the relationships between those who produce research and those who might use research knowledge to enable an exchange of information, ideas and experience.
  • integral to the exchange is to build capacity to use research knowledge and to ensure that research is relevant to the needs.

PDF iconGippsland Collaborative Centre for Innovation, Research and Practice Knowledge Exchange Dialogue Schedule 2018.pdf