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Residential Care Learning & Development Strategy

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 Portal

A login portal for residential care providers for access to exclusive RCLDS content, submission of training requests, access to on-demand webinars, & more..

RCLDS Training

RCLDS offers funded training and professional development opportunities to the residential care workforce in Victoria

Residential Care Resource Hub

Resources for the residential care workforce to support their wellbeing, service delivery, and safety as they continue to care for children and young people in residential care

RCLDS Online Learning

Residential care workers are situated across the state and often have limited spare time to attend face-to-face training. The Centre’s online learning modules provide the perfect solution to this challenge.

Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy – RCLDS

Upcoming Training

Offering free training and professional development to residential care workers in Victoria
22 September 2020 Tuesday September 22 - Thursday September 24

Working well with LGBTIQA+ young people

Tuesday September 22 - Thursday September 24
05 October 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am
06 October 2020 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Effective Conflict Management

10:00 am - 1:30 pm
12 October 2020 9:30 am - 11:30 am
12 October 2020 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
16 October 2020 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Effective Conflict Management

10:00 am - 1:30 pm
20 October 2020 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
21 October 2020 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
23 October 2020 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Suicidal Thinking & Prevention 

10:30 am - 12:30 pm
28 October 2020 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Effective Conflict Management Training Participant

I found the training very helpful and relevant, especially the 'how to act in conflict' questionaire"

Working with Occupation Violence and Aggression Training Participant

De-escalation Techniques were very relevant and useful, brilliant Trainer, very interesting/engaging material"


RCLDS events

Upcoming Events Information, Resi ROCKS Updates, Residential Care Awards Information, & Further Education Scholarship Applications

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Further Education Scholarships

RCLDS Further Education Scholarships Financial Support for the on-going higher education for individuals working in the residential care sector  Application Information Aims of the scholarship Selection of Successful Scholars Successful

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Resi ROCKS 2020

Resi ROCKS is an annual event that brings together residential care workers from across the state. This event recognises and celebrates practice excellence and cultivates a culture of learning and innovation and the sharing of knowledge and ideas.

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Residential Care Awards

Residential Care Awards 2020 It is more important than ever, this year in 2020 when faced with COVID-19, that we recognise, celebrate and encourage the work of the residential care

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Informing RCLDS Training we Deliver

Residential Care Workforce Training Needs Survey

What training do you feel is the most important to perform your role?

Mental health
Medical (FIrst Aid, & CPR, Medication Training)

How would you prefer to receive training?

E-Learning (Online Modules)
Webinar (live online workshops)
Face to Face
Blended (face to face & online)

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