Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
_h_Our vision, values and purpose_hh_
Leadership and advocacy in child, youth and family services.
Our Board members are highly respected leaders and experts in the child and family services sector.
The Centre's annual and financial reports, Reconciliation Action Plan, and other important publications.
Employment opportunities with The Centre.
Find out about our events, including the Debutante Ball.
Deb advocates to improve the lives of children, young people and families in the areas of child safety, education and health.
_h_Nationally Recognised Training_hh_
The Centre provides nationally recognised training to organisations and individuals in child and family services.
RCLDS provides training and learning opportunities for residential care workers across Victoria.
Online courses for residential care workers in Victoria.
Tailor our training for your organisation.
_h_Child Safe Organisation_hh_
Information on new Child Safe Standards legislation, relevant training, and helpful resources.
Driving development of evidence and innovation across the service delivery system.
_h_Sector Development Forums_hh_
Free forums convened by The Centre for professional workers, aiming to provide a space for discussion and progression within the sector.
The Centre's submissions to the state government, Royal Commissions, and government bodies.
_h_Treating Families Fairly_hh_
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.
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From 1 January 2018, 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 Department) are required to hold or be undertaking, either:
Residential Care Beginning Practice is the 4 minimum qualification units run by the Centre for residential care workers as a series of 4 day workshops.
Beginning Practice consists of the following 4 Nationally Recognised Units of Competency:
Learners can choose to do all 4 units or just the 3 mandatory units
Workshop 5: Ballarat, VIC
Dates: 12th to 15th March
Time: 9.15 am to 4.45pm
Venue: Ballarat Quest, 7/11 Dawson St, N Ballarat
The workshops will be in a blended learning format with some online theory modules as well as practical face-to-face classes covering all elements and competencies of the units. Learners must complete all aspects of the workshops and assessment to be deemed competent.
Registration for this course is open to all residential care staff.
On completion of this registration process, further enrollment documents will be emailed to you.
Project Manager – RCLDS
Ph no: 03 96141577:
Ph no: 03 96141577