2019 OPEN Symposium: Early Bird Tickets on Sale!

2019 OPEN Symposium: Early Bird Tickets on Sale!

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

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It’s on us: We must prevent the criminalisation of children in care

It’s on us: We must prevent the criminalisation of children in care

The Sentencing Advisory Council Crossover Kids report provides clear evidence of our ongoing failure to properly respond to the needs of vulnerable children for stability, healing and compassion. The over-representation of highly vulnerable children with histories of neglect, trauma and abuse in the youth justice system is symptomatic of a lack of coordinated, holistic, well

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2019 OPEN Symposium – Call for Abstracts

2019 OPEN Symposium – Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts! The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is delighted to invite you to the 2019 OPEN Symposium. The theme of the 2019 Symposium is The Voices that Matter As we strive to build the evidence base and strengthen practice across child, youth and family services it is vital that the voices

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Victoria’s child and family services peak welcomes a budget that gives children the best start in life

Victoria’s child and family services peak welcomes a budget that gives children the best start in life

Education response from the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare 27 May 2019 Victoria’s peak body for child and family services has welcomed a number of budget initiatives that prioritise our education system, to give children and young people the best possible start in life. The centrepiece is a record $1 billion in

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State budget surplus means we can afford to support children, young people and families in need

State budget surplus means we can afford to support children, young people and families in need

State budget response from the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare 27 May 2019 “Today we’ve seen another budget surplus – this shows that we can afford a decent society. We can afford more support for families who are struggling to stay together,” said Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Child

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Evidence-Based Management Masterclass with Prof Rob Briner & Dr Lisa J. Griffiths

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

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