Beyond Your Command: Youth Activism Today – a Wheeler Centre Event

We’re very excited to be partnering with the Wheeler Centre on an event showcasing the incredible activism and work of young people in Australia. On the streets, on the airwaves and online – a new generation of young Australian activists are speaking up and demanding action on climate change, Indigenous self-determination, queer rights and more.

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Education Guide for Carers of Children Living in Out-of-Home Care in Victoria

Education Guide for Carers of Children Living in Out-of-Home Care in Victoria

Fostering a love of learning and having high educational expectations and aspirations for all children and young people is vital. Actively supporting their learning, development and education will help to prepare and position them for a fulfilling, rewarding and positive life. This guide provides carers with information about the supports and services to assist them

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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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Beginning Practice – A new course for residential care workers to meet mandatory qualification requirements

Beginning Practice – A new course for residential care workers to meet mandatory qualification requirements

              The Centre is delighted to introduce Beginning Practice for Residential Care Workers to our 2019 accredited training offerings. From 1 January 2019, all residential care workers providing direct care in a residential care home that is funded or delivered by the Department of Health and Human Services (the

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OPEN Forum – Connecting the dots of Evidence Informed Practice: Strengthening Service Design

OPEN Forum – Connecting the dots of Evidence Informed Practice: Strengthening Service Design

Last Wednesday, the Centre hosted the OPEN Forum: Connecting the dots of evidence-informed practice – strengthening service design and optimising data. This was a welcome opportunity to hear from Emily McDonald, Director of Client Services at Kids First, about their recent experience restructuring service delivery to strengthen outcomes for their children and families. Emily reflected

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100 years of child welfare advocacy – Oration presented by Emeritus Professor Dorothy Scott

100 years of child welfare advocacy – Oration presented by Emeritus Professor Dorothy Scott

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Australasian Child-Welfare Conference run by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare’s precursor, the Children’s Welfare Association of Victoria. To celebrate, the Centre invites you to attend this special occasion to celebrate 100 years of child welfare advocacy in Victoria. It will acknowledge creative leadership that improved the lives of children

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