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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

January 2019

Self-Care & Managing Stress -Coping with Constant Exposure to Critical Incidents -January 10th -CALSCS20190110

Thursday January 10, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

Practitioners in the child and family welfare sector are constantly exposed to young people and families who experience trauma, and it is often hard to know whether our hard work has achieved a positive result.  Caregivers who work with clients with high needs are especially vulnerable to frustration and burnout, and to vicarious trauma, a cumulative process which can creep up, changing our attitudes, worldviews, and ultimately cutting short many promising careers.  Some participants who have completed this workshop discovered

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BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans

Friday January 11, 2019, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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2 day course
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$570 – $625 8 tickets left

This unit is delivered across 2 days- 11th & 18th January 2019 Aim of training This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes. It applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility

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Working with Adolescents Who Are Intoxicated January 15 -CALDU20190115

Tuesday January 15, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

CHCAOD406E Work with Clients Who Are Intoxicated

Dates: 

Wednesday & Thursday 22 & 23 February 2017

 

Training Delivery Duration: 2 days  - 9.15 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

 

Course description: 

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Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting – HLTAID004 & CPR & Anaphylaxis – HLTAID001 – January 15th & 16th -RCLFA20190115

Tuesday January 15, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday January 16, 2019 at 9:30am

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $45 20 tickets left

This two day course delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. It is possible for participants who wish to learn only CPR techniques to register for the second afternoon of the training –see the entry: “CPR & Anaphylaxis” for details.

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Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – January 16 -CALIMHS20190116

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

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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Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting – HLTAID004 & CPR & Anaphylaxis – HLTAID001 – January 15th & 16th -RCLFA20190115

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday January 16, 2019 at 9:30am

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $45

This two day course delivers the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. It is possible for participants who wish to learn only CPR techniques to register for the second afternoon of the training –see the entry: “CPR & Anaphylaxis” for details.

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Half-day Emergency First Aid response: CPR & Anaphylaxis – HLTAID001 – January 16th -RCLFA20190115

Wednesday January 16, 2019, 12:30 pm - 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 21 tickets left

This half-day unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide CPR as a first aid response to a person who is unconscious and not breathing.  The course covers CPR techniques on adults, children and infants. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. It covers the care of a person who is suffering an asthmatic or anaphylactic

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Motivational Interviewing -January 17th -CALMI20190117

Thursday January 17, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing $290 - $330 One of the biggest challenges faced by workers in our sector is helping people change deep patterns of behaviour which increase their risks of harm. This workshop offers a goal-directed, practical approach to counselling and working with clients who have identified a need for change, but are unable to begin the process. Motivational interviewing is one of the most advanced techniques to help clients work through the feelings which block their ability to

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BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans

Friday January 18, 2019, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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2 day course
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$570 – $625

This unit is delivered across 2 days- 11th & 18th January 2019 Aim of training This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes. It applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility

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Supervision Skills – January 21st -CALSS20190123

Monday January 21, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 28 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ This one day workshop provides practical tools for workers who work in supervisory roles. Participants will learn to manage supervisory relationships and explore effective communication styles, coaching and mentoring skills, goal setting, and effective feedback models. This workshop explores the use of Clinical Education frameworks and models. Learning Outcomes • Understand the core competencies necessary for effective supervision • Learn to develop, implement and review a supervision session • Understand

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A Casework Approach to Working with Vulnerable Families – January 23rd -CALCVF20190123

Wednesday January 23, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills within a casework approach when working with vulnerable families. It covers theoretical frameworks in family work, provides practical guidance and skills on how to establish effective working relationships, engage and support active family participation in case planning and goal setting including working collaboratively to achieve positive meaningful change. Topics Theoretical frameworks General systems theory Social learning theory Attachment theory Ecological systems theory Practical models Trauma informed care

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Cultural Awareness – Working with Aboriginal Children, Young People and Families -24 January 2019 -CALACA20190124

Thursday January 24, 2019, 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 – $330 22 tickets left

The aim of this one day workshop is to provide participants working in the child and family welfare sector with introductory knowledge and understanding to assist them in working with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers in a culturally respectful way. Topics Covered Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects - grief, loss, and trauma The resilience and strength in Aboriginal Communities Aboriginal Culture Overview Aboriginal family roles and responsibilities

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Counselling Skills for Non-Counselors – 25 January -CALCSN20190125

Friday January 25, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one day interactive workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide basic effective counselling skills in a direct practice setting to better support children, young people and families. Learning Outcomes • Understand the theoretical approaches and model underpinning effective counselling • Demonstrate effective communication skills • Demonstrate effective general counselling and motivational interviewing skills • Understand the role of self-reflection in practice • Demonstrate understanding of working in the best interest of the client throughout

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Advanced Case Management Practice – January 29th – CALACM20190129

Tuesday January 29, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 24 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to assist practitioners understand and 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. This workshop will explore attachment theory, the effects of trauma and how this knowledge informs case management practice. This workshop will examine issues that impact on circumstances that can impede the change processes for individuals and families in

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Family Systems Therapy and Family Structure – January 31st -CALFST20190131

Thursday January 31, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills in family systems therapy & family structure to understand how the dynamics within these systems interact and influence each other. It covers the theoretical frameworks that encompass a family unit, the dynamics, structures, composition, communication, scripted roles, culture, values & beliefs that dissipate, hinder or bind the family system together.  Topics Theoretical frameworks Structural Family therapy General systems theory Social learning theory Attachment theory Ecological systems theory

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February 2019

Practical skills to help young people and families get the best from the NDIS -February 4th 2019 -CALNDIS20190204

Monday February 4, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Practical skills to help young people and families get the best from the NDIS Melbourne CBD: February 4 2019 This training is aimed at practitioners working with families and young people who participate in the NDIS. The workshop will provide an overview of the NDIS, explain the NDIS intake and referral processes, and the decision-making logic behind NDIS support plans and funding. It will give a practical understanding of the key NDIS documents, the various forms of supporting evidence that

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Understanding and Working with Adolescent Mental Health Issues – February 5th -CALAMHI20190205

Tuesday February 5, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

The trainer for this course is Craig Maloney, who brings three decades of experience as a practitioner and trainer in mental health care. Craig earned two national awards for excellence in mental health care while the director of a Headspace Centre, specialising in early intervention mental health services for 12-25 year olds. In this full day workshop, participants will: Learn evidence-based techniques for dealing with disruptive behaviours Learn evidence-based techniques for dealing with self-harming behaviours Understand the causes and nature

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Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct for Phase 3 organisations -CBD- FEBRUARY 6TH

Wednesday February 6, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

All Early Years and Children’s Services, Museums and Zoos will come under the Reportable Conduct Scheme on the first of January 2019. This two hour Reportable Conduct Scheme information session is targeted at all staff, volunteers, management of phase 3 organisations.  It will include information on: Background of the Scheme Key elements of the Scheme The Child Safe Standards Reporting obligations and  responsibilities of Heads of Organisations. Criminal Offences Reporting Obligations Duty of Care The session will include opportunities to

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BSBRSK501 Manage risk

Friday February 8, 2019, 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 9 tickets left

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 skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, and program

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Conflict Resolution Skills – February 11th -CALCRS20190211

Monday February 11, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one day course will assist staff in developing their communication skills by learning how to manage and resolve conflict. Learning Outcomes   Understand the factors that contribute to miscommunication and conflict Compare different models of conflict management Manage your emotional responses to confrontation Establish respectful relationships with people with whom you disagree Improve assertiveness and the ability to discuss difficult topics Learn techniques to convert conflict into negotiation and collaboration   Morning/afternoon tea and lunch provided If you have

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Culturally Competent Youth Practice February 13th CALCCYP20190213

Wednesday February 13, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Culturally Competent Youth Practice

 

Dates: 

Thursday 11 May 2017

 

Training Delivery Duration: 1 day  - 9.15a.m. – 4.45 p.m.

 

Course description: 

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Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct for Phase 3 organisations -CBD- FEBRUARY 13TH

Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

All Early Years and Children’s Services, Museums and Zoos will come under the Reportable Conduct Scheme on the first of January 2019. This two hour Reportable Conduct Scheme information session is targeted at all staff, volunteers, management of phase 3 organisations.  It will include information on: Background of the Scheme Key elements of the Scheme The Child Safe Standards Reporting obligations and  responsibilities of Heads of Organisations. Criminal Offences Reporting Obligations Duty of Care The session will include opportunities to

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Leaving Care Network Forum

Wednesday February 20, 2019, 10:30 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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The Centre's Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019 If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving

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Leadership Skills for New Managers -February 21stCALLSNM20190221

Thursday February 21, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ This full day workshop focuses on some of the most challenging problems that confront new managers in the sector. Often the transition from staff to management brings unexpected challenges. How do you adjust to setting new boundaries, while maintaining your existing relationships? What happens when the buck stops with you? The workshop will be facilitated by Lesley Blefari, a trainer with many years of experience teaching diploma courses in management,

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BSBMGT516 Facilitate Continuous Improvement

Friday February 22, 2019, 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 10 tickets left

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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P.L.A.Y.: Play, Laughter, Art, Animals, and You! – February 25th CALPLAY20190225

Monday February 25, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 20 tickets left

We were all children and young people once, first we PLAYED then we "HUNG OUT" and now we WORK. This one day workshop will explore the theoretical underpinnings of trauma work with children and young people in the context of the neurobiological impact including on the social engagement system. PLAY and the experiential use of the self via the tools of play, laughter, art, animals and other creative therapies/strategies will be demonstrated. It will explore issues such as observation, trauma

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RCLDS – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting – HLTAID004 & CPR & Anaphylaxis HLTAID001 (CBD)

Tuesday February 26, 2019, 9:30 am - Wednesday February 27, 2019, 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 6 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.  RTO: 40990

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Digital Safety, Family Violence and Risk Assessment February 28th CALDSRA20190228

Thursday February 28, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

  Based on Victorian research, this training explores how technology is being used to perpetrate family violence and the ways adult survivors and advocates can respond to increase safety and perpetrator accountability. This training is delivered by the The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV). This course covers: Understanding the unique and changing ways technology is being used to exert power and control over women and their children (ie. through Facebook, Twitter, ‘Revenge Porn’ etc) Different types of technology used and

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March 2019

Supervision Skills – March 4th -CALSS20190304

Monday March 4, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

This course assists staff to provide a more confident and creative service to clients. It assists participants to understand approaches to Supervisory Practice and explores Clinical Education frameworks and models, to ensure that services to clients are safe and ethical as well as providing a reflective space for a supervisee to enhance their competence and confidence when working with clients. One of the aims of this course is to incorporate different modalities of Supervision into a single course, rather than

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Child Safe Standards: An Introduction -CBD- March 5th

Tuesday March 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$40 – $50 40 tickets left

This session is an introduction to the Victorian Child Safe Standards. It will provide a general overview of the Child Safe Standards in Victoria. Recommended audience: new staff or volunteers/ new Board appointees or committees of management. No prior knowledge of the Child Safe Standards is presumed.

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RCLDS – Supporting Young People with Medication (CBD)

Wednesday March 6, 2019, 9:30 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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Free 20 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria The workshop is adapted from unit of competency HLTHPS006 Assist Clients with Medication. The workshop provides support workers within the Child, Youth & Family sector knowledge, skills and safe practices to support young people who require assistance with medication administration. The workshop has been developed to meet compliance within the Child, Youth & Family sector.  

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Embedding a Child Safe Culture -CBD – March 6th

Wednesday March 6, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

This session will help you to identify strategies to create a culture of child safety in your organisation. It will look at each of the Child Safe Standards in more detail and help you to identify gaps and opportunities across your organisation.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Advanced Case Management Practice – March 11th – CALACM20190311

Monday March 11, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to assist practitioners understand and 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. This workshop will explore attachment theory, the effects of trauma and how this knowledge informs case management practice. This workshop will examine issues that impact on circumstances that can impede the change processes for individuals and families in

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Supporting and Managing Organisational Change – March 12th -CALSMOC20190312

Tuesday March 12, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 28 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide an understanding of the theoretical frameworks that underpin a Change Management Model & how to create an organizational culture that embraces change to enhance practice and outcomes. The focus of this session is for participants to acquire the necessary knowledge & skills in the development of a Change Management Plan to support and enhance the implementation of organizational change.   Topics Change Management theory Models and theories of change management Change Management plans Developing

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Working with Trauma Induced Shame – March 14th -CALTIS20190314

Thursday March 14, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 24 tickets left

Working with Shame   This workshop explores the issue of shame, frequently a product of the impact of trauma in working with adults including women who experience family violence and parents.   It explores how shame manifests and how it negatively impacts on client engagement and achieving positive client outcomes.  It explores strategies to support clients to identify and banish shame, which in turn leads to increased self efficacy, personal agency and responsibility.   Learning Outcomes Understand the relationship between shame,

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BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

Friday March 15, 2019, 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 10 tickets left

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 establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. This unit applies to managers working in a

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Youth Mental Health First Aid -March 18th and 22nd (2 Day Course) -CALMHFA201803018

Monday March 18, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
$290 – $330 30 tickets left

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:

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Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) -March 19th CALLAC20190319

Tuesday March 19, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

This course provides an essential introduction to Looking after Children (LAC) for all out of home care (OOHC) 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. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of the history of LAC, including the needs it was designed to meet Become familiar with the various LAC reports and

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Self-Care: Detecting and preventing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma -March 21st -CALSCS20190321

Thursday March 21, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 24 tickets left

Practitioners in the child and family welfare sector are at a higher risk for vicarious trauma, a cumulative process which can creep up   , changing our attitudes, worldviews, and ultimately cutting short many promising careers.  Some participants who have completed this workshop discovered they were actually more affected by their clients’ trauma  than they had ever previously realised. This workshop has been developed for the child and family welfare sector by Kaz Mitchell, a counsellor and psychotherapist who teaches in

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Youth Mental Health First Aid – March 18th and 22nd (2 Day Course) -CALMHFA201803018

Friday March 22, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

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:

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April 2019

Counselling Skills for Non-Counselors -April 2nd -CALCSN20190402

Tuesday April 2, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one day interactive workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide basic effective counselling skills in a direct practice setting to better support children, young people and families. Learning Outcomes • Understand the theoretical approaches and model underpinning effective counselling • Demonstrate effective communication skills • Demonstrate effective general counselling and motivational interviewing skills • Understand the role of self-reflection in practice • Demonstrate understanding of working in the best interest of the client throughout

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Child Safe Standards: Risk Assessment Facilitated Workshop -CBD- April 3rd

Wednesday April 3, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$100 – $150 40 tickets left

This will be a facilitated workshop to encourage staff to identify possible risks in their work environments, and to develop strategies to reduce/ remove and mitigate against these risks.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of  Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Practical skills to help young people and families get the best from the NDIS -April 4th 2019 -CALNDIS20190404

Thursday April 4, 2019, 9:30 am - Friday April 5, 2019, 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Practical skills to help young people and families get the best from the NDIS Melbourne CBD: April 4 2019 This training is aimed at practitioners working with families and young people who participate in the NDIS. The workshop will provide an overview of the NDIS, explain the NDIS intake and referral processes, and the decision-making logic behind NDIS support plans and funding. It will give a practical understanding of the key NDIS documents, the various forms of supporting evidence that

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BSBPMG522 Undertake Project Work

Friday April 5, 2019, 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 10 tickets left

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 undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play

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Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – April 8th -CALIMHS20190408

Monday April 8, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

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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Reportable Conduct and Child Safe Standards -CBD- April 9th

Tuesday April 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

This two hour Reportable Conduct Scheme information session is targeted at all staff, volunteers, management of phase 3 organisations.  It will include information on: Background of the Scheme Key elements of the Scheme The Child Safe Standards Reporting obligations and  responsibilities of Heads of Organisations. Criminal Offences Reporting Obligations Duty of Care The session will include opportunities to work through case examples drawn from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Recommended audience: New quality and compliance

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Family Systems Therapy and Family Structure – April 10th -CALFST20190410

Wednesday April 10, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills in family systems therapy & family structure to understand how the dynamics within these systems interact and influence each other. It covers the theoretical frameworks that encompass a family unit, the dynamics, structures, composition, communication, scripted roles, culture, values & beliefs that dissipate, hinder or bind the family system together.  Topics Theoretical frameworks Structural Family therapy General systems theory Social learning theory Attachment theory Ecological systems theory

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BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Friday April 12, 2019, 9:00 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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$1400 – $1700 20 tickets left

If you are not a member of the Centre, click through to our member page to find out how you or your organisation can sign up.   Target audience The Diploma of Leadership and Management is for individuals who are already in leadership and management roles in the child, youth and families sector, and for individuals who are working towards a leadership position. The Centre offers this diploma to develop and hone management skills for individuals within the context of

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Supporting Practitioners Working with LGBTI Children,Young People, and Families​ April 16th, CALGBTI20190416

Tuesday April 16, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

Course description: 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. The Session is delivered by Queerspace. 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

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Motivational Interviewing -CALMI20190418

Thursday April 18, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing $290 - $330 One of the biggest challenges faced by workers in our sector is helping people change deep patterns of behaviour which increase their risks of harm. This workshop offers a goal-directed, practical approach to counselling and working with clients who have identified a need for change, but are unable to begin the process. Motivational interviewing is one of the most advanced techniques to help clients work through the feelings which block their ability to

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May 2019

Leadership Skills for New Managers -May 2nd CALLSNM201900502

Thursday May 2, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ This full day workshop focuses on some of the most challenging problems that confront new managers in the sector. Often the transition from staff to management brings unexpected challenges. How do you adjust to setting new boundaries, while maintaining your existing relationships? What happens when the buck stops with you? The workshop will be facilitated by Lesley Blefari, a trainer with many years of experience teaching diploma courses in management,

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BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Friday May 3, 2019, 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 10 tickets left

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 effective workplace relationships. It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation's values, goals and cultural diversity. At this level work will

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Supervision Skills – 6 May – CALSS20190506

Monday May 6, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

This course assists staff to provide a more confident and creative service to clients. It assists participants to understand approaches to Supervisory Practice and explores Clinical Education frameworks and models, to ensure that services to clients are safe and ethical as well as providing a reflective space for a supervisee to enhance their competence and confidence when working with clients. One of the aims of this course is to incorporate different modalities of Supervision into a single course, rather than

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Participation and Empowerment of Children and Young People in your organisation -CBD- May 8th

Wednesday May 8, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

This session will suggest practical ways to engage with children and young people in your organisation. It will draw on the body of research from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to help you to develop strategies to encourage the participation and empowerment of children.   Recommended audience: Program leaders, team leaders, managers, Board members. A working knowledge of  Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Leaving Care Network Forum

Thursday May 9, 2019, 10:30 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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Free 50 tickets left

The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019 If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving care listen

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Aboriginal Cultural Awareness -13 May 2019 -CALACA20190513

Monday May 13, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

The aim of this one day workshop is to provide participants working in the child and family welfare sector with introductory knowledge and understanding to assist them in working with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers in a culturally respectful way. Topics Covered Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects - grief, loss, and trauma The resilience and strength in Aboriginal Communities Aboriginal Culture Overview Aboriginal family roles and responsibilities

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A Casework Approach to Working with Vulnerable Families – May 22nd -CALCVF20190522

Wednesday May 22, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills within a casework approach when working with vulnerable families. It covers theoretical frameworks in family work, provides practical guidance and skills on how to establish effective working relationships, engage and support active family participation in case planning and goal setting including working collaboratively to achieve positive meaningful change. Topics Theoretical frameworks General systems theory Social learning theory Attachment theory Ecological systems theory Practical models Trauma informed care

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Understanding Adolescent Risk-Taking and Drug Use – May 23rd -CALDU20190523

Thursday May 23, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Course description: Risk is an essential element of adolescent development, providing opportunity for young people to expand their limits and understand the world. It is also our responsibility to protect young people from potential harm. Drug use in adolescence can create risks and potential harms, which practitioners can respond to using the approaches explored in this training. Learning outcomes:  Understand the role of risk in adolescent development  Understand the different functions of substance use for adolescents  Learn

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BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance & BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Friday May 24, 2019, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Friday May 31, 2019 at 9:15am

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$700 – $755 10 tickets left

This program is delivered as a cluster of 2 units of competency delivered across 2 days- 24th & 31 May 2019   Aim of training 1. 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

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Understanding and Working with Adolescent Mental Health Issues – May 27th -CALAMHI20190527

Monday May 27, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

The trainer for this course is Craig Maloney, who brings three decades of experience as a practitioner and trainer in mental health care. Craig earned two national awards for excellence in mental health care while the director of a Headspace Centre, specialising in early intervention mental health services for 12-25 year olds. In this full day workshop, participants will: Learn evidence-based techniques for dealing with disruptive behaviours Learn evidence-based techniques for dealing with self-harming behaviours Understand the causes and nature

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Understanding and Using Program Logic – 29th May CALPL20190529

Wednesday May 29, 2019, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$120 14 tickets left

This three hour workshop assists participants to understand why Program Logic is a helpful tool in developing and evaluating projects/programs, how to understand the interrelated components of Program Logic and how to apply it in the evaluation of programs. Learning Outcomes • Understand the methodology that underpins Program Logic • Understand the core components of Program Logic and how they interrelate • Understand why Program Logic is an important tool in developing, monitoring and evaluating projects/programs • Support participants to

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BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance & BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Friday May 31, 2019, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Friday May 31, 2019 at 9:15am

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

This program is delivered as a cluster of 2 units of competency delivered across 2 days- 24th & 31 May 2019   Aim of training 1. 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

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June 2019

Supporting and Managing Organisational Change – June 4th -CALSMOC20190406

Tuesday June 4, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide an understanding of the theoretical frameworks that underpin a Change Management Model & how to create an organizational culture that embraces change to enhance practice and outcomes. The focus of this session is for participants to acquire the necessary knowledge & skills in the development of a Change Management Plan to support and enhance the implementation of organizational change.   Topics Change Management theory Models and theories of change management Change Management plans Developing

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Motivational Interviewing -June 6th -CALMI20190606

Thursday June 6, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing $290 - $330 One of the biggest challenges faced by workers in our sector is helping people change deep patterns of behaviour which increase their risks of harm. This workshop offers a goal-directed, practical approach to counselling and working with clients who have identified a need for change, but are unable to begin the process. Motivational interviewing is one of the most advanced techniques to help clients work through the feelings which block their ability to

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Digital Safety, Family Violence and Risk Assessment June 11th CALDSRA20190611

Tuesday June 11, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

  Based on Victorian research, this training explores how technology is being used to perpetrate family violence and the ways adult survivors and advocates can respond to increase safety and perpetrator accountability. This training is delivered by the The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV). This course covers: Understanding the unique and changing ways technology is being used to exert power and control over women and their children (ie. through Facebook, Twitter, ‘Revenge Porn’ etc) Different types of technology used and

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Self-Care: Detecting and preventing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma -June 13th -CALSCS20190613

Thursday June 13, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Practitioners in the child and family welfare sector are at a higher risk for vicarious trauma, a cumulative process which can creep up, changing our attitudes, worldviews, and ultimately cutting short many promising careers.  Some participants who have completed this workshop discovered they were actually more affected by their clients’ trauma  than they had ever previously realised. This workshop has been developed for the child and family welfare sector by Kaz Mitchell, a counsellor and psychotherapist who teaches in the Bachelor

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Family Work Skills and AOD: strengths based approaches to engaging families of young people experiencing alcohol and drug use. June 17th CALFWAOD20190617

Monday June 17, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 30 tickets left

Family Work Skills and AOD: strengths based approaches to engaging families of young people experiencing alcohol and drug use Young people engaging in drug use and other problematic behaviours may be experiencing conflict with their families, however the family is often the most valuable resource available to a young person.   This one day training, delivered by AOD specialists, the Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS),  is designed for workers to build their skills and confidence to effectively engage the

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Program Logic – BENDIGO – June 19th- CALPL20190619

Wednesday June 19, 2019, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$120 19 tickets left

This three hour workshop assists participants to understand why Program Logic is a helpful tool in developing and evaluating projects/programs, how to understand the interrelated components of Program Logic and how to apply it in the evaluation of programs. Learning Outcomes • Understand the methodology that underpins Program Logic • Understand the core components of Program Logic and how they interrelate • Understand why Program Logic is an important tool in developing, monitoring and evaluating projects/programs • Support participants to

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Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) -June 20th CALLAC20190620

Thursday June 20, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

This course provides an essential introduction to Looking after Children (LAC) for all out of home care (OOHC) 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. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of the history of LAC, including the needs it was designed to meet Become familiar with the various LAC reports and

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Advanced Case Management Practice – June 26th – CALACM20190626

Wednesday June 26, 2019, 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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$290 – $330 25 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to assist practitioners understand and 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. This workshop will explore attachment theory, the effects of trauma and how this knowledge informs case management practice. This workshop will examine issues that impact on circumstances that can impede the change processes for individuals and families in

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August 2019

Leaving Care Network Forum

Thursday August 1, 2019, 10:30 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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Free 50 tickets left

The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019 If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving care listen

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September 2019

Child Safe Standards: An Introduction -CBD- September 4th

Wednesday September 4, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$40 – $50 40 tickets left

This session is an introduction to the Victorian Child Safe Standards. It will provide a general overview of the Child Safe Standards in Victoria. Recommended audience: new staff or volunteers/ new Board appointees or committees of management. No prior knowledge of the Child Safe Standards is presumed.

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October 2019

Reportable Conduct and Child Safe Standards -CBD- October 9th

Wednesday October 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

All Early Years and Children’s Services, Museums and Zoos will come under the Reportable Conduct Scheme on the first of January 2019. This two hour Reportable Conduct Scheme information session is targeted at all staff, volunteers, management of phase 3 organisations.  It will include information on: Background of the Scheme Key elements of the Scheme The Child Safe Standards Reporting obligations and  responsibilities of Heads of Organisations. Criminal Offences Reporting Obligations Duty of Care The session will include opportunities to

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Child Safe Standards: Risk Assessment Facilitated Workshop -CBD- October 16th

Wednesday October 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$100 – $150 40 tickets left

This will be a facilitated workshop to encourage staff to identify possible risks in their work environments, and to develop strategies to reduce/ remove and mitigate against these risks.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of  Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Embedding a Child Safe Culture -CBD – October 21st

Monday October 21, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

This session will help you to identify strategies to create a culture of child safety in your organisation. It will look at each of the Child Safe Standards in more detail and help you to identify gaps and opportunities across your organisation.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Participation and Empowerment of Children and Young People in your organisation -CBD- October 30th

Wednesday October 30, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$50 – $90 40 tickets left

This session will suggest practical ways to engage with children and young people in your organisation. It will draw on the body of research from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to help you to develop strategies to encourage the participation and empowerment of children.   Recommended audience: Program leaders, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of  Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Leaving Care Network Forum

Thursday October 31, 2019, 10:30 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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Free 50 tickets left

The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019   If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving care

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