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Exploring experiences and needs of Australian families and communities to improve support services

Exploring experiences and needs of Australian families and communities to improve support services

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The Bouverie Centre is part of the College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University and is located off-campus in a purpose-built centre in Brunswick, funded by the Victorian Department of Health. Read more ….

Our research program focuses on the experiences and needs of Australian families and communities, particularly those that are marginalised and vulnerable, and the services that provide support to them and their individual members.

In particular, we seek to better understand:

• How challenges such as acquired brain injury, trauma, mental illness and social marginalisation affect families and family relationships
• How family processes and family relationships contribute to health and wellbeing, particularly among marginalised and vulnerable populations
• What practices and models promote health and wellbeing in families confronting complex challenges, such as mental illness, trauma, acquired brain injury, and social marginalisation
• How human service systems can be best supported to deliver care that effectively addresses the needs of individual service users and those close to them


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2019 Bouverie Alumni & Friends Celebration

We are excited to announce our program for the 2019 Bouverie Alumni & Friends Celebration which will take place on Thurs, 21 Feb 2019.

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Celebrating the ABI Team’s Work

The Bouverie Centre and Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Team invites you to celebrate with us 34 years of working with families and people living with ABI as we conclude the service.

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