Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
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 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.
Overview of our Learning and Development Services
The Centre provides nationally recognised training to organisations and individuals in child and family services.
RCLDS aims to improve outcomes for young people living in residential care by providing residential care workers the skills and knowledge to perform their role.
The Centre provides online training and courses for the child and family services sector.
Information on new Child Safe Standards legislation, relevant training, and helpful resources.
Driving development of evidence and innovation across the service delivery system.
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.
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.
Information for employers and employees in residential care on workplace safety.
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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 6: Rowville
Dates: 18th to 21st March 2019
Time: 9.15 am to 4.45pm
Venue: SalvoCare, 1st Floor / 16-18 Kingsley Close, Rowville
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