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Training Services

Designed by practitioners for practitioners

As the peak body for organisations working with children and families across Victoria and Tasmania, the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare offers a range of training and professional development programs to strengthen the capacity of organisations to provide services that best suit the needs of vulnerable families and children.
In addition to the core training offerings listed below, The Centre can provide customised training solutions to meet your organisation’s specific training needs. We offer in-house training via a variety of delivery modes in suitable locations across Victoria and Tasmania, in our training facilities in Melbourne’s CBD or virtually online. Please submit the ‘Training Enquiry’ form below to have one of our team contact you to discuss your learning and development requirements.
Best Interest Case Practice Model Foundation Training

Designed to guide and bolster professional practice within family services, child protection, and placement and support services, the BICPM is dedicated to securing successful outcomes for children and their families

Child Safe Standards

This training informs participants about the requirements for implementing the 11 Child Safe Standards and helps them acquire the skills needed to ensure the safety and well-being of diverse children and families. It is designed to aid the creation of safer environments for children and young people.

Coaching Program

Enhance your skills in a supportive environment, where learning, self-reflection, and exploration of new understandings and abilities are encouraged, ultimately empowering you to excel professionally, and achieve your personal and professional aspirations.

Cultural Awareness Training

Delivered in conjunction with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Limited (VACSAL)

Managing Care & Professionals’ Teams

Learn the difference between both meetings - the What, When, Why and How

Navigating the NDIS

This workshop is designed to deliver practical, pragmatic training for child and family sector staff who work with clients who need support form the NDIS.

Trauma Informed Practice Training

This workshop equips participants with a deep understanding of TIP to effectively support clients impacted by trauma

Young Persons Violence in the Home

Designed to increase foundational knowledge of YPVITH and build confidence for practitioners working with families affected by youth violence

Foundations Case Note Training

Designed for practitioners, case managers, social workers, and other integrated system participants, this interactive workshop creates a safe learning environment to develop a deep understanding of writing professional case notes.

Effective Leadership Skills

This workshop aims to equip participants from the Community Services sector with the skills and tools for effective leadership, building insights and understanding to enhance leadership competence and confidence in leading teams.

Effective Supervision Training

Designed for staff supervising teams in the Community Services sector, this workshop provides the tools for constructive supervision sessions, focusing on evidence informed practices within a non-clinical supervision model

Managing and Maintaining Professional Boundaries

Understanding professional boundaries is important in working with children, young people, and families as well as the impact they have in working with other professionals. This workshop will help you to identify the types of professional boundaries and develop strategies to embed safe and healthy boundary settings.

Customised Training Workshops

The Centre provides a range of professional learning and development workshops to meet the needs of organisations. We deliver training upon request in locations across Victoria and Tasmania or remotely via Zoom. For regional areas this is an economical way to ensure that staff can meet their professional development requirements by having the training in-house. All training sessions can accommodate up to 30 participants per session.
All the training we offer can be customised using your own organisation’s policies, standards and documentation. We also work with organisations to develop or tailor training, based on your specific requirements. These can be booked for a time that suits your organisation or staff group.
For more information, please contact: or phone 03 9614 1577


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