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As the peak body for organisations working with children and families in Victoria, the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is delighted to offer a range of training and professional development opportunities for our sector.

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Training Guide 2020

View our 2020 Training Guide for Upcoming training on offer. 

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(03) 9614 1577

50 Market Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 CBD

Frequently Asked Questions

The Centre offers a range of professional development opportunities and training. 

For more information download our Training Guide 2020

  • Sector Support Training 
  • Online Learning
  • Customised Workshops
  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • RCLDS Funded Training 
  • Shared Lives & Step by Step Familiarisation Training 
  • Methamphetamine (ICE) Training for Community Services Organisations
  • MARAM training
  • Child Safe Training 

Sector support training available to members at a discounted prices. 

Sector support training is targeted to case workers, social workers, counsellors, nurses, drug and alcohol workers, practitioners who work with family violence and trauma, educators and any other industry that interacts with young people. 

All the training that we offer through our calendar can be customised using your own organisation’s policies, standards and documentation. 

RCLDS funded Training

The Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy (RCLDS) aims to improve outcomes for children and young people living in residential care. RCLDS works to achieve this aim by providing training, free of charge, to Victorian residential care workers, funded by the Victorian government.

RCLDS training covers a varied range of training to meet different requirements; self- care, conflict management, Leadership skills, mental health, motivational interviewing, case notes and record keeping, effective communication, working with young people, trauma, Autism, suicide intervention, AOD, difficult conversations and defusing and debriefing.

Sector Capability Framework

The Centre has worked in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to develop a workforce capability framework supports the child and family services sector.

Online Learning

Our online learning courses and workshops provide essential learning requirements for child and family services workers 

Sector Support Training

Training is designed to be sector driven for the purpose of professional development and best practice
The Centre provides nationally recognised training to organisations and individuals in child and family services.

Customised Workshops

The Centre offers customised and tailored courses and workshops to organisations across the child and family services sector. 
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Child Safe Organisations

Training and information to make your workplace child safe in Victoria

Methamphetamine (ICE) Training for Community Service Organisations

Schedule for Methamphetamine (ICE) Training for Community Service Organisations for 2019/2020

Shared Lives & Step by Step by Step Training

Training and Assessment Packages for Foster Care Agency Workers

MARAM Training

Between February and September 2020, the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare will deliver MARAM Training at several locations throughout Victoria

RCLDS Professional Development

The Residential Care Learning and Development (RCLDS) aim is to improve outcomes for young people in living in residential care. 


Trainers Expression of Interest

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare engages multiple trainers who deliver training to the sector on a wide range of subjects to a wide range of workers.

For 2020, in order to ensure that we are able to have experienced trainers who are able to deliver effectively to the workers in our sector, we would like as much information as possible.

The information is for our records, to update details about our current trainers and give new trainers the opportunity to apply.

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