Child Safeguarding training for your organisation in 2019

Child Safeguarding training for your organisation in 2019

A key strategy for organisations in preventing risk to children is to cultivate a culture of awareness, transparency and communication.” – the Betrayal of Trust Inquiry The Centre is pleased to announce a dedicated child safeguarding training calendar for 2019. Topics include: The Reportable Conduct Scheme for Phase 3 Organisations Child Safe Standards: An Introduction Embedding

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The next Victorian government must put children at the centre

The next Victorian government must put children at the centre

We have a responsibility to look after every Victorian child. Our future depends on it. The voices of disadvantaged children and young people are all too often ignored. Too many Victorian children and families are struggling. Demand for support services is growing at an unprecedented rate. That’s why the Victorian state government must act early

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Child Information Sharing Scheme Forum – A Sector update

Child Information Sharing Scheme Forum – A Sector update

  In response to the queries and concerns raised during sector consultations, the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre) hosted a Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS) sector forum on the 13 August. Over 40 people attended the forum which provided an update on the CISS, Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS)

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Event Announcement: Our Call

Event Announcement: Our Call

Tickets are limited – secure yours now. Young people who experience disadvantage are all too often invisible. Their stories are twisted and played with by politicians, their images reshaped and splashed across the front page of newspapers. The stories of young people who spend time in care, are involved in youth justice, or end up

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2018 OPEN Symposium Early Bird Tickets

Discounted early bird tickets are now available to OPEN members for this year’s annual OPEN Symposium on Wednesday 10 October at the Arts Centre in Melbourne. Over the coming weeks OPEN will be announcing the researchers, practitioners and people with lived experience who will be sharing their invaluable knowledge and insights on the day, including

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Creating a culture of safety, wellbeing and learning: a two-day professional seminar

Creating a culture of safety, wellbeing and learning: a two-day professional seminar

The Sanctuary Institute Australia and MacKillop Family Services are inviting community services organisations and schools across Australia to attend a two-day professional learning seminar that will support staff to create a culture of safety, wellbeing and learning in their schools or organisations. Participants will learn about The Sanctuary Model, a trauma-informed, whole of organisation change

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