The Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA) is made up of over 35 organisations from Australia and New Zealand offering therapeutic community and residential rehabilitation to adolescents, adults, and families. The theme for 2016 conference is Come sit together and It aims to bringing together mainstream alcohol and other drug treatment and support programs and Aboriginal health organisations that work together to bring about positive outcomes for first nations clients, their children, their families, their mobs and the community.
The conference organising committee this year is made up of:
- Odyssey House Victoria
- Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS)
- Salvation Army
- Ngwala Willumbong
- Victorian Association of Community Controlled Health Organisations (VACCHO).
When: 21-23 November 2016
Where: Rydges Hotel, Melbourne