Diploma of Leadership and Management

Diploma of Leadership and Management

If you hold a leadership and management role in the child, youth and families sector, or are working towards one, the Centre is offering this unique Diploma of Leadership and Management to develop and hone your skills. The course will equip you to take initiative, show judgement in planning and organising, and arm you with

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OPEN Symposium Keynote Speaker Announcement

OPEN Symposium Keynote Speaker Announcement

Deborah Rubien We are thrilled to announce our international keynote speaker, Deborah Rubien, Senior Advisor for Evidence-Based Implementation at New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), the government agency responsible for child welfare, juvenile justice and subsidized child care in New York City. Deborah Rubien coordinates a leadership team that works to sustain and integrate the implementation of eleven evidence-based and evidence-informed

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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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Young Speakers Announcement: Our Call

Young Speakers Announcement: Our Call

Our Call will be held on Wednesday August 8 at Footscray Community Arts Centre from 9am – 4.30pm. Secure your tickets now. View the program here. We are very excited to announce two groups of young speakers who have a passion for social change and will be speaking at #OurCall next week. Lawrence, Brittany, Aedan

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Education support – in school and beyond

Education support – in school and beyond

Do you know someone who has experienced foster, kinship, residential or permanent care? Raising Expectations has designed a handy flyer featuring in-school and post-school departmental programs that are available to support them to achieve their higher education dreams. Check it out. 

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Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies Conference (ACWA 2018) 20-22 August

Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies Conference (ACWA 2018) 20-22 August

This year the ACWA 2018 will be held from August 20 – August 22 2018 at Sydney’s International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour. As a renowned child and family welfare professional event in Australia, this will be an opportunity for practitioners, policy-makers, researchers and academics to provide input and debate on the latest in sector, renew

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