Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
Leadership and advocacy in child, youth and family services.
The Centre's annual and financial reports, Reconciliation Action Plan, and other important publications.
Our Board members are highly respected leaders and experts in the child and family services sector.
Employment opportunities with The Centre.
Deb Tsorbaris, CEO of the Centre, advocates to improve the lives of children, young people and families in the areas of child safety, education and health.
Find out about our events, including the Debutante Ball.
Overview of our Learning and Development Services
The Centre provides nationally recognised training to organisations and individuals in child and family services.
Providing professional development and training opportunities for the child and family services sector.
Offering free training and professional development to residential care workers in Victoria
The Centre provides online training and courses for the child and family services sector.
Training and information to make your workplace child safe in Victoria
Training and Assessment Packages for Foster Care Agency Workers
Driving development of evidence and innovation across the service delivery system.
Child Information Sharing (CIS) Scheme, The Family Violence Information Sharing (FVIS) Scheme And The MARAM Framework
Learning System Grant applications are open to service providers until 13 June 2019.
The Centre's submissions to the state government, Royal Commissions, and government bodies.
Free forums convened by The Centre for professional workers, aiming to provide a space for discussion and progression within the sector.
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.
Working alongside young people to provide best practice advice and encourage ethical participation.
Resources And Supports To Help You Navigate The NDIS
Information for employers and employees in residential care on workplace safety.
Working with service providers to build evidence on what works
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This one day interactive workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide basic effective counselling skills in a direct practice setting to better support children, young people and families.
• Understand the theoretical approaches and model underpinning effective counselling
• Demonstrate effective communication skills
• Demonstrate effective general counselling and motivational interviewing skills
• Understand the role of self-reflection in practice
• Demonstrate understanding of working in the best interest of the client throughout the professional relationship
Who should attend?
This workshop will benefit any worker whose role involves elements of counselling.
Tea and Coffee Facilities available and lunch provided.
If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or email the training coordinator at email@example.com.
Please note: Payment is required prior to the training date
Registration: To ensure your spot in this session, please enrol above.