Resi ROCKS 2021
3rd September 2021
Resi ROCKS 2021 will be going ahead in person at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Resi ROCKS is an annual event that brings together residential care workers from across Victoria. This event recognises and celebrates practice excellence and cultivates a culture of learning and innovation and the sharing of knowledge and ideas.
First held in 2006, Resi ROCKS is the annual peak forum/celebration for residential care workers. The acronym stands for ‘Recognising Our Carers Knowledge and Skills’.
Residential Care Awards
The 2021 Residential Care Awards will be awarded this year during the annual Resi ROCKS event at Melbourne Cricket Ground. This event is hosted by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare and funded by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.
The Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy (RCLDS) RESI Carer Award is given in recognition of the exceptional work carried out in the field by residential care workers.
The aim of these awards is to recognise, celebrate and encourage work of the highest standard in the provision of residential care provided in Victoria that contributes to positive outcomes for children and young people living in residential care.
Awards will be offered in three categories:
A person who has achieved significant, positive outcomes for children and young people living in residential care and demonstrated a commitment to learning and development.
A person who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and innovation in their leadership role which has had a significant impact on residential care systems and outcomes for children and young people.
A team within a residential house who have worked collaboratively in order to achieve significant, positive outcomes for children and young people living in residential care.
All nominations must be received by the 18th of August 2021. Please send by email to: RCLDS@cfecfw.asn.au citing ‘RCLDS Awards’ in the email subject line.
The Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy, Further Education Scholarship offers financial support for the on-going higher education of people working in the residential care sector.
We are happy to announce that there are five scholarships of up to $2000 available this year and applications are now open.
The winners will be announced at this years Resi Rocks, Friday 3rd September, 2021 at the MCG. Please send your completed application form and any attachments to RCLDS@cfecfw.asn.au by the 18th of August 2021.
Download the application form: