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Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

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Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
03 9614 1577 www.cfecfw.asn.au

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September 2017

Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – Sept 28

Thursday September 28, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

This one day course will assist staff in identifying mental health crisis situations and how to respond. Learning Outcomes   Gain an understanding of major mental health illness groups Identify signs of mental illness Improved communication skills Establish respectful relationships with people with mental health issues Identify issues that impact people with mental illness Recognise the need for additional support and how to facilitate that   Morning/afternoon tea and lunch provided If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577

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October 2017

Managing Harmful Sexual Behaviours for Youth and Care Workers

Monday October 9, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

Learning Objectives: Define the origins of sexually harmful behaviours Define the terminology of problem and harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people Implement practical strategies to support young children who have experienced trauma and minimise the risk of sexually harmful behaviours Develop risk management strategies to help manage sexually harmful behaviours Explain grooming behaviours and better manage young people at risk of sexual exploitation. Describe how trauma and attachment impact on a young person’s resilience and likelihood of engaging

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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Wednesday October 11, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

This one day workshop is for any worker who may be involved in addressing or investigating quality of care concerns when a child or young person is in care. It will provide you with an understanding of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) process for addressing Quality of Care concerns along with guidelines to ensure the rights of the child or young person who is the subject of the quality of care concerns are respected as well as

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Investigation Analysis and Reporting in an OoHC Context

Thursday October 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

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. Outcomes: Demonstrate the ability to identify different types of evidence Demonstrate an understanding of assessing and analysing information Demonstrate the ability to form an outcome decision of an investigation Demonstrate the ability to write a clear investigation outcome statement Module

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BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance & BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness – October 20

Friday October 13, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, repeating until Friday October 20, 2017

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$700 - $755

Please note that Nationally Recognised Training units are subject to admission requirements, and our Compliance Officer will be in touch after you register.  BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management. It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers

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Mastery & Milestones: Promoting healthy psychosocial development – Oct 16

Monday October 16, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

In this workshop participants will be introduced to various theories of development, major milestones and challenges, as well as effective strategies for working with individuals at different stages of their psychosocial development. Learning Outcomes   A framework for understanding a range of behaviours practitioners commonly encounter in their work with clients who have experienced abuse, neglect and/or complex trauma An introduction to various theories of development An introduction to major milestones and challenges across the lifespan Effective strategies for working

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BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance & BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness – October 20

Friday October 20, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, repeating until Friday October 20, 2017

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$700 - $755

Please note that Nationally Recognised Training units are subject to admission requirements, and our Compliance Officer will be in touch after you register.  BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management. It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers

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Advanced Case Management Practice – Oct 24

Tuesday October 24, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

This one-day workshop will explore theoretical frameworks and models that underpin complex case management and how to assess and engage individuals and families who are experiencing complex and multiple issues in their case planning and goal setting.   Learning Outcomes   Overview of complex case management Building professional working relationships and networking Trauma informed practice Assessment models and frameworks Risk assessment and analysing information How to negotiate family structures and systems Manage and support change processes Communication and establishing rapport

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Vicarious Traumatisation and Resilience-Coping with & Recovering from Constant Exposure to Critical Incidents – Oct 25

Wednesday October 25, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

This training is designed for all those working in challenging and stressful human service settings and will help to identify indicators of stress and trauma. Concepts of resistance, resilience and recovery will be considered as they apply to managing both cumulative stress and vicarious trauma. The training also focuses on managing professional boundaries with challenging clients, which is an important aspect of protecting workers from stress and trauma. Learning Outcomes   Differentiate vicarious traumatisation from other types of stress and

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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Thursday October 26, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

This one day workshop is for any worker who may be involved in addressing or investigating quality of care concerns when a child or young person is in care. It will provide you with an understanding of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) process for addressing Quality of Care concerns along with guidelines to ensure the rights of the child or young person who is the subject of the quality of care concerns are respected as well as

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Engaging with men in the family context – Oct 31

Tuesday October 31, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 - $185

This course aims to raise awareness of the importance of father’s influence on child development across the lifespan and how workers can establish and maintain connections with fathers to increase their engagement in their children’s lives. Learning Outcomes   Gain understanding of the value of fathers in the lives of their children Identify factors impacting why fathers are not presently engaged Engage fathers using the father inclusive practice principles and the generative framework Build respectful collaborative partnerships and constructive relationships

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November 2017

Investigation Analysis and Reporting in an OoHC Context

Wednesday November 1, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

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. Outcomes: Demonstrate the ability to identify different types of evidence Demonstrate an understanding of assessing and analysing information Demonstrate the ability to form an outcome decision of an investigation Demonstrate the ability to write a clear investigation outcome statement Module

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BSBMGT516 Facilitate Continuous Improvement – Nov 3

Friday November 3, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$375 - $430

Please note that Nationally Recognised Training units are subject to admission requirements, and our Compliance Officer will be in touch after you register.  Aim of training This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements. It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing

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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Thursday November 16, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

This one day workshop is for any worker who may be involved in addressing or investigating quality of care concerns when a child or young person is in care. It will provide you with an understanding of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) process for addressing Quality of Care concerns along with guidelines to ensure the rights of the child or young person who is the subject of the quality of care concerns are respected as well as

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De-escalation and critical incident de-briefing – Nov 17

Friday November 17, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

Aimed at primary health staff and direct care workers, but suitable for other workers too, this training will provide participants with the tools needed to maintain their safety and the safety of their client. The training will also include overview and analysis on best practice of critical incident procedures. Learning Outcomes: Implement a range of de-escalation techniques Implement key principles of negotiation Skill to protect oneself from violent and dangerous situations   Morning/afternoon tea and lunch provided If you have

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Strengths approach to practice – Nov 20

Monday November 20, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free - $355

Learn how to identify, mobilise and celebrate client strengths, expertise, skills and resources. Through this approach, participants can become a catalyst for building cultures where strengths and connectedness flourish, so that clients build resilience, capacity for lasting change and genuine agency in their own lives. Learning Outcomes   Define and articulate strengths-based, solution focused practice Consider the dynamics of ‘power over’ and how to work from a ‘power with’         perspective Identify conditions that maximise each person’s participation in their own

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Operational supervision skills – Nov 22

Wednesday November 22, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 - $355

Aimed at new supervisors, this foundational training is designed to provide a solid understanding around the key areas of supervision and managing the supervisory relationship. Training will explore key topics, including communication styles, Emotional Intelligence, providing feedback and addressing challenges as they arise. Participants will receive practical strategies and tools that can be easily implemented into their workplace to support them in their supervisory role. Learning Outcomes   Identify and differentiate the different roles of management and supervision Explore and

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Investigation Analysis and Reporting in an OoHC Context

Thursday November 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

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. Outcomes: Demonstrate the ability to identify different types of evidence Demonstrate an understanding of assessing and analysing information Demonstrate the ability to form an outcome decision of an investigation Demonstrate the ability to write a clear investigation outcome statement Module

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BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development – November 24

Friday November 24, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$375 - $430

Please note that Nationally Recognised Training units are subject to admission requirements, and our Compliance Officer will be in touch after you register.  Aim of training This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others

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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Tuesday November 28, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

This one day workshop is for any worker who may be involved in addressing or investigating quality of care concerns when a child or young person is in care. It will provide you with an understanding of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) process for addressing Quality of Care concerns along with guidelines to ensure the rights of the child or young person who is the subject of the quality of care concerns are respected as well as

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Self-care, wellbeing, managing stress – Nov 29

Wednesday November 29, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 - $185

Learn how to recognise burn-out and its causes. You will be introduced to mindfulness as a tool to build self-awareness and resilience, and learn to balance compassion with assertive boundaries. Learning Outcomes   Recognising burn-out and its causes Mindfulness in practice and how it helps to be present in the moment Assertive boundary setting Self-reflection exercises and strategies   Morning tea provided If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or training@cfecfw.asn.au. Please note: Payment is required prior to

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December 2017

CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care – Dec 1

Friday December 1, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$375 - $430

Aim of training This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to practice and contribute to the continuous improvement of trauma informed care within a service. This unit applies to individuals working in the community services and health sectors where services are informed by the knowledge and understanding of central trauma, particularly the impact of interpersonal violence.

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RCLDS Youth Mental Health First Aid – Melbourne

Monday December 4, 9:15 am - Tuesday December 5, 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Monday December 4, 2017 – Tuesday December 5, 2017 This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria  Aim of training This course is a comprehensive program aimed at educating people to recognise and manage mental health crises. Designed and developed under the auspices of Orygen Research and the University of Melbourne, this workshop is widely recognised as the Mental Health First Aid course. This course will: Provide information and strategies for a first

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Supporting Practitioners Working with LGBTI Children, Young People, and Families – Dec 6

Wednesday December 6, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 - $185

This session has been created to support practitioners working with LGBTI children and young people in care. The training covers principles for effective communication and ‘strengths-based’ best practice. Learning Outcomes   Developed knowledge and comfort with key terminology around sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity Increased understanding of healthy child development as it relates to sexual orientation and gender identity, while differentiating between these two development processes Improved ability to recognise and respond to instances of anti-gay bias, anti-transgender

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Cross-cultural responsiveness training

Thursday December 7, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free - $355

Aimed at frontline workers ranging from carers, practitioners, educators, youth workers and caseworkers, this course helps develop expertise in working with individuals and families from refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds. This training aims to increase cross-cultural responsiveness capacity in the workplace.  Please note, the course content and approach is tailored to the participant’s individual needs according to the results of a pre-training survey. Learning Outcomes:   understand the impact of the settlement experience from a new arrival’s perspective undertake

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Skilled in Looking after Children (LAC) – Dec 11 & 12

Monday December 11, 9:15 am - Tuesday December 12, 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$485 - $540

This two day workshop will cover Looking after Children (LAC) processes & framework, legislation, trauma informed practice, attachment theory, systems theory, grief and loss, and the role workers, volunteers and clients play. Learning Outcomes   Understand the LAC process and framework Understand the charter of rights and how to embed the into the LAC processes and framework Document and complete the Looking After Children Records Understand how the Best Interest Case Practice Model and LAC processes and framework are integrated

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Investigation Analysis and Reporting in an OoHC Context

Wednesday December 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

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. Outcomes: Demonstrate the ability to identify different types of evidence Demonstrate an understanding of assessing and analysing information Demonstrate the ability to form an outcome decision of an investigation Demonstrate the ability to write a clear investigation outcome statement Module

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