2016 Winner

City of Mandurah Aspire Convention Scholarship 2016

Ms Tanya Langford, Family Support Officer, Peel Youth Services

Tanya is the Family Support Officer at Peel Youth Services (PYS). Late 2015 Tanya completed the research project ‘Youth in the Peel Region who are Violent in the home and/or Severely Disengaged’ which has been widely distributed and she has identified a youth violence intervention program and organised WA’s first professional training for youth violence in the home (YVITH). She will use the funding to attend the ‘3rd Indigenous Stop Domestic and Family Violence World Conference’ which is being presented by the Australian organisation ‘Indigenous Conference Services (ICS) and partnered with ‘The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance’. She will explore the possibility of bringing this or another event to Mandurah.