Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
_h_Our vision, values and purpose_hh_
Leadership and advocacy in child, youth and family services.
Our Board members are highly respected leaders and experts in the child and family services sector.
The Centre's annual and financial reports, Reconciliation Action Plan, and other important publications.
Employment opportunities with The Centre.
Find out about our events, including the Debutante Ball.
Deb advocates to improve the lives of children, young people and families in the areas of child safety, education and health.
_h_Nationally Recognised Training_hh_
The Centre provides nationally recognised training to organisations and individuals in child and family services.
RCLDS provides training and learning opportunities for residential care workers across Victoria.
Online courses for residential care workers in Victoria.
_h_Customised Training _hh_
Complete your training request form
_h_Child Safe Organisation_hh_
Information on new Child Safe Standards legislation, relevant training, and helpful resources.
Driving development of evidence and innovation across the service delivery system.
_h_Sector Development Forums_hh_
Free forums convened by The Centre for professional workers, aiming to provide a space for discussion and progression within the sector.
The Centre's submissions to the state government, Royal Commissions, and government bodies.
_h_Treating Families Fairly_hh_
Advocacy for vulnerable families in Victoria.
The Raising Expectations project aims to help young and mature care leavers access higher education.
A sector-led project focused on foster care recruitment.
The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is delighted to invite you to the 2019 OPEN Symposium. The Symposium will be held on Friday October 18 at the Melbourne Arts Centre. This year’s theme is The Voices That Matter. As we strive to build our evidence base and strengthen practice across child, youth and
Appearing in Melbourne for this special one-off event, Professor Rob Briner will deliver a Masterclass on evidence-based practice and management. If you are passionate about evidence-based practice or want to know more about the increasing use of evidence-based management to deliver better outcomes, then this is one event you do not want to miss! Suitable
The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System is now underway! This is an important opportunity to help bring about positive change for children and families experiencing mental ill-health and for the child and family services sector to have our voices and ideas heard. The Centre is holding consultations with our members to identify key issues
Residential care workers in Victoria are invited to attend this year’s Resi ROCKS on Friday 14 June at the MCG in Melbourne. This year’s theme is: Your power, their future. Join us in promoting and cultivating a culture of learning and innovation, share your knowledge and ideas of practice excellence, and network with other residential
The Centre is on the lookout for skilled and experienced trainers to join our team. Be responsible for the development, assessment and delivery of the Accredited training with strong focus on the RCLDS – Beginning Practice training as well as related non accredited short courses and the relevant administration and academic care associated with the
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