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Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

03 9614 1577|www.cfecfw.asn.au

July 2019

Leadership Skills for New Managers – (CALLSNM20190722) (CBD)

Monday July 22, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 26 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ Leadership Skills for New Managers This full day workshop focuses on some of the most challenging problems that confront new managers in the sector. Often the transition from staff to management brings unexpected challenges. How do you adjust to setting new boundaries, while maintaining your existing relationships? What happens when the buck stops with you? Learning Outcomes Learn techniques to constructively supervise and review the work of staff Learn about

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Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) -July 29th (CALLAC20190729) (CBD)

Monday July 29, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 Sold out

This course provides an essential introduction to Looking after Children (LAC) for all out of home care (OOHC) workers- what it is, how to fill reports-and most importantly, why it is important! Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of the history of LAC, including the needs it was designed to meet Become familiar with the various LAC reports and documents-how to use them, and how they serve the best interest of the child Understand the charter of rights and how to

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Shared Lives Victoria (Familiarisation training)

Wednesday July 31, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free Sold out

Shared Lives One Day Familiarisation Training The one day familiarisation training in the new Shared Lives Victoria is for those staff who have experience in training carers. Those who are inexperienced in training carers need to book into the three day training which will be offered later in the year.     Shared Lives is a competency-based assessment package including tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants based on evidence of their skills. It provides

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August 2019

Leaving Care Network Forum

Thursday August 1, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 31 tickets left

The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019 If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving care listen

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Professional Boundaries in the Work Place – 2nd August 2019 (CALPB20190802) (CBD)

Friday August 2, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
$290 – $330 43 tickets left

Aim of Training This session has been developed by MOAT to support staff in refining their interactions with clients and other professionals. Maintaining our professional boundaries and working reflectively are key foundations to maximising the support we offer clients. Learning Outcomes Following this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the advantages of reflective practice List models of reflective practice Outline the principles of professional boundaries Identify potential professional boundary violations Describe a ‘parallel process’ and strategies to minimise this

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Case Notes and Record Keeping – 5th August, 2019 – (CALCN20190805) (CBD)

Monday August 5
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 23 tickets left

Aimed at those working within the child and family sector who in their role are required to write case notes and reports. The workshop is designed to assist participants in their role to document client work ensuring it is compliant, effective and relevant.

 

 

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RCLDS Funded Training – Supporting Practitioners Working with LGBTI Children,Young People (RCLLGBTIQ20190807)

Wednesday August 7, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

Course description:  Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to transformative learning. A resource list will be provided.   Learning Outcomes Developed knowledge and comfort

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Supporting Practitioners working with LGBTIQ Young People – 7th August 2019 (CALLGBTIQ20190807) (CBD)

Wednesday August 7, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 24 tickets left

Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to transformative learning. Current, Australian evidence-based research that informs best practice when

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Motivational Interviewing – 12th August – CALMI20190812

Monday August 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 17 tickets left

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing One of the biggest challenges faced by workers in our sector is helping people change deep patterns of behaviour which increase their risks of harm. This workshop offers a goal-directed, practical approach to counselling and working with clients who have identified a need for change, but are unable to begin the process. Motivational interviewing is one of the most advanced techniques to help clients work through the feelings which block their ability to make changes in

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CPR Training (CALCPR20190813) – Mildura

Tuesday August 13
TBA – Mildura Mildura, Australia + Google Map
$70 10 tickets left

CPR training only  - Half day CPR Training (9.30 am to 12.30 pm - Day 1) For compliance requirements an email will be sent to all applicants to register their enrolment details This half-day accredited unit of competency teaches and refreshes the skills and knowledge required to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as a first aid response to a person who is unconscious and not breathing.  The course covers CPR techniques on adults, children and infants. Who Should Attend? The unit

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Shared Lives Victoria (Familiarisation training)/ One day Training

Tuesday August 13
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 21 tickets left

Shared Lives One Day Familiarisation Training/ One day Training The one day familiarisation training in the new Shared Lives Victoria is for those staff who have experience in training carers. Those who are inexperienced in training carers need to book into the three day training which will be offered later in the year.     Shared Lives is a competency-based assessment package including tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants based on evidence of their

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Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training

Wednesday August 14 - Friday August 16
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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Free 1 ticket left

Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training These sessions are specifically for those staff that haven’t previously delivered or have experience in Shared Stories Shared Lives (SSSL). This session will cover the updated package – Shared Lives Victoria. On 1 July 2019, Shared Lives Victoria 2019 will have replaced Shared Stories Shared Lives as the mandatory pre-service foster care training package across the whole state. The Shared Lives Victoria 2019 updated training package includes: • More guidance for trainers

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Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct Scheme -CBD- August 15th

Thursday August 15, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$40 – $50 40 tickets left

All Early Years and Children’s Services, Museums and Zoos will come under the Reportable Conduct Scheme on the first of January 2019. This two hour Reportable Conduct Scheme information session is targeted at all staff, volunteers, management of phase 3 organisations.  It will include information on: Background of the Scheme Key elements of the Scheme The Child Safe Standards Reporting obligations and  responsibilities of Heads of Organisations. Criminal Offences Reporting Obligations Duty of Care The session will include opportunities to

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Introduction to working with Aboriginal children, young people & Families (CBD) (CALACA20190816)

Friday August 16, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
CBD (TBA) CBD, Australia + Google Map
$290 – $330 35 tickets left

This one day workshop is an introduction to working respectfully with Aboriginal children, young people, families and workers in the child and family welfare sector. Learning Outcomes Aboriginal History – life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects- Grief loss and Trauma Aboriginal Culture The resilience and strength in Aboriginal Communities Aboriginal family roles and responsibilities Working respectfully with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers   Coffee/Tea facilities available / Lunch provided If you

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Residential Care -Beginning Practice (South Melbourne)

Monday August 19, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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Free – $975

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: Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out-of-home care) Or; a recognised relevant qualification, plus completion of of the Residential Care Beginning Practice   Residential Care Beginning Practice is the 4 minimum qualification units run by the Centre

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RCLDS – Working Well with LGBTIQ Young People In Residential Care – Bendigo 23rd August 2019 (RCLLGBTIQ20190823)

Friday August 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by Anglicare Bendigo, 175-187 Hargreaves Street
Bendigo, Australia
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Free 19 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to

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CPR Training (9.30am to 1.30 pm) – Geelong

Monday August 26
$70 10 tickets left

CPR training only  - Half day training (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) For compliance requirements an email will be sent to all applicants to register their enrolment details This half-day accredited unit of competency teaches and refreshes the skills and knowledge required to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as a first aid response to a person who is unconscious and not breathing.  The course covers CPR techniques on adults, children and infants. Who Should Attend? The unit applies to educators and

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Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – (CALIMHS20190826) August 26th 2019 (CBD)

Monday August 26, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one day course will assist staff in identifying mental health crisis situations and how to respond. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of major mental health illness groups Identify signs of mental illness Improved communication skills Establish respectful relationships with people with mental health issues Identify issues that impact people with mental illness Recognise the need for additional support and how to facilitate that Coffee/Tea available and lunch provided If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or training@cfecfw.asn.au.

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Practical skills to help young people and families get the best from the NDIS – (CALNDIS20190827) (CBD)

Tuesday August 27, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 26 tickets left

Practical skills to help young people and families get the best from the NDIS Melbourne CBD: This training is aimed at practitioners working with families and young people who participate in the NDIS. The workshop will provide an overview of the NDIS, explain the NDIS intake and referral processes, and the decision-making logic behind NDIS support plans and funding. It will give a practical understanding of the key NDIS documents, the various forms of supporting evidence that can influence NDIS

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Step by Step Victoria 2006 (Familiarisation training)

Thursday August 29, 9:30 am - Friday August 30, 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free Sold out

Step by Step 2006 – two-day familiarisation training   Step by Step is the mandatory, competency-based carer assessment package to be used in the assessment of potential foster carers by CSOs in Victoria.  It includes tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants, based on clear evidence of their skills.  It provides a systemic way to engage an applicant to share information and enable the assessor to reach an informed decision about the applicant’s suitability for

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RCLDS – Self-Care: Detecting and preventing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma – RCLDSC20190830 (South Melbourne)

Friday August 30, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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Free 28 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria   Practitioners in the child and family welfare sector are at a higher risk for vicarious trauma, a cumulative process which can creep up, changing our attitudes, worldviews, and ultimately cutting short many promising careers.  Some participants who have completed this workshop discovered they were actually more affected by their clients’ trauma  than they had ever previously realised. Supporting clients, whether they are adults, adolescents or young children, can be

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Self-Care: Detecting and preventing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma – CALSCS20190830 (South Melbourne)

Friday August 30, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Practitioners in the child and family welfare sector are at a higher risk for vicarious trauma, a cumulative process which can creep up, changing our attitudes, worldviews, and ultimately cutting short many promising careers.  Some participants who have completed this workshop discovered they were actually more affected by their clients’ trauma  than they had ever previously realised. Supporting clients, whether they are adults, adolescents or young children, can be taxing both physically and mentally.  It is understandable that at times workers

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September 2019

Child Safe Standards: An Introduction -CBD- September 4th

Wednesday September 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$40 – $50 40 tickets left

This session is an introduction to the Victorian Child Safe Standards. It will provide a general overview of the Child Safe Standards in Victoria. Recommended audience: new staff or volunteers/ new Board appointees or committees of management. No prior knowledge of the Child Safe Standards is presumed.

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Shared Lives Victoria (Familiarisation training)

Thursday September 5
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 3 tickets left

Shared Lives One Day Familiarisation Training The one day familiarisation training in the new Shared Lives Victoria is for those staff who have experience in training carers. Those who are inexperienced in training carers need to book into the three day training which will be offered later in the year.     Shared Lives is a competency-based assessment package including tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants based on evidence of their skills. It provides

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Residential Care -Beginning Practice (Melton)

Monday September 9, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Melton Quality Hotel, Tabcorp Park, 2 Ferris Rd, Melton South
Melton, VIC 3338 Australia
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Free – $975 5 tickets left

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: Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out-of-home care) Or; a recognised relevant qualification, plus completion of of the Residential Care Beginning Practice   Residential Care Beginning Practice is the 4 minimum qualification units run by the Centre

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Conflict Management – 9th September 2019 (CALCRS20190909) (CBD)

Monday September 9, 9:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 20 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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RCLDS Funded Training – Conflict Management – 9th September 2019 (RCLCRS20190909) (CBD)

Monday September 9, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 10 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse

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Standard MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID – (CALMHFA20190910)- CBD – (10th and 12th of September 2019) DAY 1 of 2 day training

Tuesday September 10
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

Advanced Mental Health Training

The Advanced Mental Health training has been developed for Residential Care workers who have completed the RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop. The session has been specifically designed from the feedback received from previous sessions.  Advanced Mental Health Training is for those who wish to gain greater insight into personality disorders and self harm.

 

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Motivational Interviewing – 11th September – CALMI20190911

Wednesday September 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 22 tickets left

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing One of the biggest challenges faced by workers in our sector is helping people change deep patterns of behaviour which increase their risks of harm. This workshop offers a goal-directed, practical approach to counselling and working with clients who have identified a need for change, but are unable to begin the process. Motivational interviewing is one of the most advanced techniques to help clients work through the feelings which block their ability to make changes in

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CPR Training (1/2 Day Training) – (CALCPR20190912) Footscray

Thursday September 12
TBA – Footscray Footscray, Australia + Google Map
$70 10 tickets left

CPR training only  - Half day training (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) For compliance requirements an email will be sent to all applicants to register their enrolment details This half-day accredited unit of competency teaches and refreshes the skills and knowledge required to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as a first aid response to a person who is unconscious and not breathing.  The course covers CPR techniques on adults, children and infants. Who Should Attend? The unit applies to educators and

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DAY 2 – Standard MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID – (CALMHFA20190912) – CBD – (Training bookings for Day 2 to be made under the 10th of September)

Thursday September 12, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Advanced Mental Health Training

The Advanced Mental Health training has been developed for Residential Care workers who have completed the RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop. The session has been specifically designed from the feedback received from previous sessions.  Advanced Mental Health Training is for those who wish to gain greater insight into personality disorders and self harm.

 

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Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training

Monday September 16 - Wednesday September 18
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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Free 12 tickets left

Shared Lives Victoria 2019 Extensive 3 day Training These sessions are specifically for those staff that haven’t previously delivered or have experience in Shared Stories Shared Lives (SSSL). This session will cover the updated package – Shared Lives Victoria. On 1 July 2019, Shared Lives Victoria 2019 will have replaced Shared Stories Shared Lives as the mandatory pre-service foster care training package across the whole state. The Shared Lives Victoria 2019 updated training package includes: • More guidance for trainers

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RCLDS Funded Training – Defusing and Debriefing Incidents- (RCLDDB20190916)

Monday September 16, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 9 tickets left

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria.   Participants will be given an understanding of defusing (psychological first aid) and debriefing (CISM) along with follow up support and supporters’ self-care.   Learning Outcomes: Following this workshop, participants should have: Understanding of stress and anxiety Recognise the effects of trauma Knowledge of workplace procedures around incident response Understand Rob Gordon’s model of psychological first aid Create safety after critical incident Support staff after a critical incident Emotional

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Defusing and Debriefing Incidents – (CALDB20190916)

Monday September 16, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

Participants will be given an understanding of defusing (psychological first aid) and debriefing (CISM) along with follow up support and supporters’ self-care.   Learning Outcomes: Following this workshop, participants should have: Understanding of stress and anxiety Recognise the effects of trauma Knowledge of workplace procedures around incident response Understand Rob Gordon’s model of psychological first aid Create safety after critical incident Support staff after a critical incident Emotional debrief in the days after a critical incident Set up the CISM

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Working with Children with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities – (CALASD20190919)

Thursday September 19
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 38 tickets left

Aim of training

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RCLDS – Working Well with LGBTIQ Young People In Residential Care – Footscray 20th September 2019 (RCLLGBTIQ20190920)

Friday September 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
TBA – Footscray Footscray, Australia + Google Map
Free 19 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to

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Professional Boundaries in the Work Place – September 23rd – (CALPB20190923)

Monday September 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 38 tickets left

Aim of Training This session has been developed by MOAT to support staff in refining their interactions with clients and other professionals. Maintaining our professional boundaries and working reflectively are key foundations to maximising the support we offer clients. Learning Outcomes Following this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the advantages of reflective practice List models of reflective practice Outline the principles of professional boundaries Identify potential professional boundary violations Describe a ‘parallel process’ and strategies to minimise this

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CPR TRAINING – Half Day Training (CALCPR20190924) – CBD

Tuesday September 24
TBA – CBD Melbourne, Australia + Google Map
$70 10 tickets left

CPR training only  - Half Day Training  (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) For compliance requirements an email will be sent to all applicants to register their enrolment details This half-day accredited unit of competency teaches and refreshes the skills and knowledge required to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as a first aid response to a person who is unconscious and not breathing.  The course covers CPR techniques on adults, children and infants. Who Should Attend? The unit applies to educators and

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Best Interests Practice Model Framework – (CALBIP20190925) (CBD)

Wednesday September 25, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 38 tickets left

The aim of this workshop is to provide practitioners with an understanding of the principles and practices of Best Interests Case Practice Model and how this is embedded into their work context. This training provides information on how to embed a service system that supports clients to heal and recover at the same time as building the necessary scaffolding for the practitioner in order to prevent stress and vicarious trauma. Topics Systemic approach to case work Collaborative practice Trauma informed

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Protecting Young People Online – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia
Free

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the importance and essential components of infection control procedures in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of infection control issues related to the kitchen and food preparation; dealing with spills and hazards; laundry procedures; and ensuring privacy and confidentiality issues are addressed correctly. Following completion of the online

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RCLDS Good Notes & Documentation in Residential Care – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia
Free

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the importance and essential components of infection control procedures in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of infection control issues related to the kitchen and food preparation; dealing with spills and hazards; laundry procedures; and ensuring privacy and confidentiality issues are addressed correctly. Following completion of the online

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Supervision conversations – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia
Free

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the importance and essential components of infection control procedures in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of infection control issues related to the kitchen and food preparation; dealing with spills and hazards; laundry procedures; and ensuring privacy and confidentiality issues are addressed correctly. Following completion of the online

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Infection Control in Residential Care – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia
Free

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the importance and essential components of infection control procedures in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of infection control issues related to the kitchen and food preparation; dealing with spills and hazards; laundry procedures; and ensuring privacy and confidentiality issues are addressed correctly. Following completion of the online

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RCLDS Introduction to Alcohol & Other Drugs – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia
Free

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the importance and essential components of infection control procedures in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of infection control issues related to the kitchen and food preparation; dealing with spills and hazards; laundry procedures; and ensuring privacy and confidentiality issues are addressed correctly. Following completion of the online

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Fire Safety (DHHS induction content) – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia
Free

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. This is a Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) module - Fire safety induction program for 24 hour supported accommodation. Since December 2013, the training requirements for staff working in 24 hour government funded and managed residential facilities has changed - the strategy now focuses on 'safe place and safe people'. The use of first attack emergency equipment by staff is no longer recommenced as part of fire

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October 2019

Understanding Personality Disorders – (CALPD20191001) (CBD)

Tuesday October 1
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

Advanced Mental Health Training

The Advanced Mental Health training has been developed for Residential Care workers who have completed the RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop. The session has been specifically designed from the feedback received from previous sessions.  Advanced Mental Health Training is for those who wish to gain greater insight into personality disorders and self harm.

 

Learning outcomes

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RCLDS – Understanding Personality Disorders – CBD – (RCLDPD20191001)

Tuesday October 1
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 15 tickets left

Advanced Mental Health Training

The Advanced Mental Health training has been developed for Residential Care workers who have completed the RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop. The session has been specifically designed from the feedback received from previous sessions.  Advanced Mental Health Training is for those who wish to gain greater insight into personality disorders and self harm.

 

Learning outcomes

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RCLDS – Working Well with LGBTIQ Young People In Residential Care – Ringwood 4th October 2019 (RCLLGBTIQ20191004)

Friday October 4, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by Wesley – Ringwood, Level 1, 291a Maroondah Hwy
Ringwood, Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to

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Reportable Conduct and Child Safe Standards -CBD- October 9th

Wednesday October 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

All Early Years and Children’s Services, Museums and Zoos will come under the Reportable Conduct Scheme on the first of January 2019. This two hour Reportable Conduct Scheme information session is targeted at all staff, volunteers, management of phase 3 organisations.  It will include information on: Background of the Scheme Key elements of the Scheme The Child Safe Standards Reporting obligations and  responsibilities of Heads of Organisations. Criminal Offences Reporting Obligations Duty of Care The session will include opportunities to

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Advanced Case Management Practice – October 15th – (CALACM20191015)

Tuesday October 15, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 37 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to assist practitioners understand and explore theoretical frameworks and models that underpin complex case management and how to assess and engage individuals and families who are experiencing complex and multiple issues in their case planning and goal setting. This workshop will explore attachment theory, the effects of trauma and how this knowledge informs case management practice. This workshop will examine issues that impact on circumstances that can impede the change processes for individuals and families in

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Child Safe Standards: Risk Assessment Facilitated Workshop -CBD- October 16th

Wednesday October 16, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$100 – $150 34 tickets left

This will be a facilitated workshop to encourage staff to identify possible risks in their work environments, and to develop strategies to reduce/ remove and mitigate against these risks.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of  Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Embedding a Child Safe Culture -CBD – October 21st

Monday October 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 40 tickets left

This session will help you to identify strategies to create a culture of child safety in your organisation. It will look at each of the Child Safe Standards in more detail and help you to identify gaps and opportunities across your organisation.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Counselling Skills for Non-Counsellors -October 23rd – CALCSN20191023

Wednesday October 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 28 tickets left

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. Learning Outcomes • 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

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Step by Step Victoria 2006 (Familiarisation training)

Thursday October 24, 9:30 am - Friday October 25, 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 17 tickets left

Step by Step 2006 – two-day familiarisation training   Step by Step is the mandatory, competency-based carer assessment package to be used in the assessment of potential foster carers by CSOs in Victoria.  It includes tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants, based on clear evidence of their skills.  It provides a systemic way to engage an applicant to share information and enable the assessor to reach an informed decision about the applicant’s suitability for

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Supporting Positive Behaviour in Clients with a Disability – (CALPBS20191028)

Monday October 28, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ This workshop is a one day introduction to Positive Behaviour Support with a strong focus on working with clients with a disability. Participants will gain a greater understanding of behaviours of concern and how they can be assessed. It will include a practical run through of assessment models and exploring interactive assessment scenarios. Learning Outcomes • Identify and assess behaviours of concern and challenging behaviours in a client • Understand

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RCLDS – Supporting Positive Behaviour in Clients with a Disability – (RCLDPBD20191028)

Monday October 28, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

This Training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria   This workshop is a one day introduction to Positive Behaviour Support with a strong focus on working with clients with a disability. Participants will gain a greater understanding of behaviours of concern and how they can be assessed. It will include a practical run through of assessment models and exploring interactive assessment scenarios. Learning Outcomes • Identify and assess behaviours of concern and challenging behaviours in a client

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RCLDS – Effective Conflict Management (Ringwood) RCLECM20191030

Wednesday October 30, 9:30 am - Thursday October 31, 4:30 pm
Hosted by Wesley – Ringwood, Level 1, 291a Maroondah Hwy
Ringwood, Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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Participation and Empowerment of Children and Young People in your organisation -CBD- October 30th

Wednesday October 30, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 39 tickets left

This session will suggest practical ways to engage with children and young people in your organisation. It will draw on the body of research from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to help you to develop strategies to encourage the participation and empowerment of children.   Recommended audience: Program leaders, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of  Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Leaving Care Network Forum

Thursday October 31, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019   If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving care

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November 2019

RCLDS – Working Well with LGBTIQ Young People In Residential Care – Preston 1st November 2019 (RCLLGBTIQ20191101)

Friday November 1, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to

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Understanding Personality Disorders – (CALPD20191107)

Thursday November 7
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 39 tickets left

Advanced Mental Health Training

The Advanced Mental Health training has been developed for Residential Care workers who have completed the RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop. The session has been specifically designed from the feedback received from previous sessions.  Advanced Mental Health Training is for those who wish to gain greater insight into personality disorders and self harm.

 

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RCLDS – Understanding Personality Disorders – CBD – (RCLDPD20191107)

Thursday November 7
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Advanced Mental Health Training

The Advanced Mental Health training has been developed for Residential Care workers who have completed the RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop. The session has been specifically designed from the feedback received from previous sessions.  Advanced Mental Health Training is for those who wish to gain greater insight into personality disorders and self harm.

 

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Cultural Awareness: Introduction to working with Aboriginal children, young people and families – (CALACA20191111)

Monday November 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

The aim of this one day workshop is to provide participants working in the child and family welfare sector with introductory knowledge and understanding to assist them in working with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers in a culturally respectful way. Topics Covered Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects - grief, loss, and trauma The resilience and strength in Aboriginal Communities Aboriginal Culture Overview Aboriginal family roles and responsibilities

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RCLDS – Cultural Awareness: Introduction to working with Aboriginal children, young people and families (CBD) – RCLIAC20191111

Monday November 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

This training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria The aim of this one day workshop is to provide participants working in the child and family welfare sector with introductory knowledge and understanding to assist them in working with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers in a culturally respectful way. Topics Covered Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects - grief, loss, and trauma The resilience and strength

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Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – (CALIMHS20190826) November 13th 2019

Wednesday November 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

This one day course will assist staff in identifying mental health crisis situations and how to respond. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of major mental health illness groups Identify signs of mental illness Improved communication skills Establish respectful relationships with people with mental health issues Identify issues that impact people with mental illness Recognise the need for additional support and how to facilitate that Coffee/Tea available and lunch provided If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or training@cfecfw.asn.au.

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RCLDS – Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – (RCLAMH20191113) November 13th 2019

Wednesday November 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 15 tickets left

This training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria This one day course will assist staff in identifying mental health crisis situations and how to respond. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of major mental health illness groups Identify signs of mental illness Improved communication skills Establish respectful relationships with people with mental health issues Identify issues that impact people with mental illness Recognise the need for additional support and how to facilitate that Coffee/Tea available and lunch provided

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A Casework Approach to Working with Vulnerable Families – (CALCVF20191119)

Tuesday November 19, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 36 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills within a casework approach when working with vulnerable families. It covers theoretical frameworks in family work, provides practical guidance and skills on how to establish effective working relationships, engage and support active family participation in case planning and goal setting including working collaboratively to achieve positive meaningful change. Topics Theoretical frameworks General systems theory Social learning theory Attachment theory Ecological systems theory Practical models Trauma informed care

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Effective Conflict Management – (CALCRS20191121)

Thursday November 21, 9:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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RCLDS – Effective Conflict Management – (RCLECM20191121)

Thursday November 21, 9:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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December 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid – DAY 1 – (CALYMHFA20191209) – 9TH AND 12TH of December 2019

Monday December 9, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$340 – $380 40 tickets left

Aim of training

This course is a comprehensive program aimed at educating people to recognise and manage mental health crises. Designed and developed under the auspices of Orygen Research and the University of Melbourne, this workshop is widely recognised as the Mental Health First Aid course.
This course will:

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RCLDS – Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) – CBD (RCLLAC20191211)

Wednesday December 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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This training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria   This one-day workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the Looking After Children (LAC) processes and frameworks and the role case managers, practitioners, residential workers, carers, various stakeholders, families, children and young people play in its implementation.   It provides an understanding of the Best Interests Case Practice model and the importance of embedding Looking After Children (LAC) to ensure effective planning, best practice and good

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Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) – December 11th CALLAC20191211

Wednesday December 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 20 tickets left

This course provides an essential introduction to Looking after Children (LAC) for all out of home care (OOHC) workers- what it is, how to fill reports-and most importantly, why it is important! This blended delivery model requires up to two hours of online work to be completed prior to the face to face modules. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of the history of LAC, including the needs it was designed to meet Become familiar with the various LAC reports and

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Youth Mental Health First Aid – DAY 2 – (CALYMHFA20191209) – 9TH AND 12TH of December 2019

Thursday December 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Aim of training

This course is a comprehensive program aimed at educating people to recognise and manage mental health crises. Designed and developed under the auspices of Orygen Research and the University of Melbourne, this workshop is widely recognised as the Mental Health First Aid course.
This course will:

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