Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
_h_Our vision, values and purpose_hh_
Leadership and advocacy in child, youth and family services.
Our Board members are highly respected leaders and experts in the child and family services sector.
The Centre's annual and financial reports, Reconciliation Action Plan, and other important publications.
Employment opportunities with The Centre.
Find out about our events, including the Debutante Ball.
Deb advocates to improve the lives of children, young people and families in the areas of child safety, education and health.
_h_Nationally Recognised Training_hh_
CFECFW provides nationally recognized training to organizations and individuals with the community services sector.
RCLDS provides training and learning opportunities for residential care workers across Victoria.
Online courses for residential care workers in Victoria.
_h_Funded Training Options_hh_
Government funded training for child and family services workers.
Tailor our training for your organisation.
Driving development of evidence and innovation across the service delivery system.
_h_Sector Development Forums_hh_
Free forums convened by The Centre for professional workers, aiming to provide a space for discussion and progression within the sector.
The Centre's submissions to the state government, Royal Commissions, and government bodies.
The Centre conducts research across the children and family services sector.
_h_Treating Families Fairly_hh_
Advocacy for vulnerable families in Victoria.
_h_Child Safe Organisation_hh_
Information on new Child Safe Standards legislation, relevant training, and helpful resources.
The Raising Expectations project aims to help young and mature care leavers access higher education.
Information on mandatory Certificate IV training for residential care workers in Victoria.
A sector-led project focused on foster care recruitment.
CFECFW is coordinating the development of an Industry Plan
Campaigning to extend the age of care to 21.
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DHHS Funded-Forming evidence based outcomes in investigations (out of home care context) Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm For service providers interested in gaining more information on investigations and adequately reporting for the new CIMS system Purpose: To train service provider staff in the analysing and assessment in an Out of Home Care context within an investigative framework to determine evidence based outcomes. This training is aimed at; program managers, team leaders, and child protection workers. This
This course provides an essential introduction to Looking after Children (LAC) for foster and kinship care 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. Enrol below and a link to the online portion will be provided and for completion of the program please attend the full day training session. Gain an understanding of the