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Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

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

November 2016

‘With Care’- Foundations of Therapeutic Residential Care

Wednesday November 30, 2016 - Thursday December 1, 2016
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

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January 2017

Cultural Awareness – Working with Aboriginal Children, Young People and Families

Wednesday January 18, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Cultural Awareness-Working wiht Aboriginal Children, Young People and Families

 

Dates:

Wednesday 18 January 2017

 

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

 

Do you work with Aboriginal children, young people and families?

 

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February 2017

Small “c” Counselling- Skills for Non Counsellors

Monday February 6, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Small "c" Counselling- Skills for Non Counsellors

Dates:

Monday 6 February 2017

 

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

 

Course description: An interactive course that will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide basic effective counselling skills in a direct practice setting to better support children, youth and families.

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P.L.A.Y-Play, Laughter, Art and You Therapy for Vulnerable Children and Families

Wednesday February 15, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

P.L.A.Y-Play, Laughter, Art and You Therapy for Vulnerable Children and Families 

Dates:

Wednesday 15 February 2017

 

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

 

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Understanding Trauma in a Child Protection Context

Friday February 17, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Understanding Trauma in a Child Protection Context

Dates:

Friday 17 February 2017

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

Course description: This training provides the practitioner with an understanding on how to embed a trauma informed approach within the child protection system that supports clients to heal and recover at the same time as building the necessary scaffolding for the practitioner in order to prevent vicarious stress.

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Strategies to Support Learning for Young People Who Have Experienced Trauma

Tuesday February 21, 2017, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 – $185

Strategies to Support Learning for Young People Who Have Experienced Trauma

Dates: 

Tuesday 21 February 2017

 

Training Delivery Duration: 1/2 day  - 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

 

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CHCAOD4O6E Work with Clients who are Intoxicated

Wednesday February 22, 2017, 9:15 am - Thursday February 23, 2017, 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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 Course Requirements

  • This is an accredited course requiring written and live domonstration assessment tasks.
  • All course material will be provided via the online portal 
  • Participants will be required to read course material and submit one assessment task prior to face to face delivery
  • The face to face training will emphasize live assessment tasks, applying essential knowledge and skills
  • All participants must hold a current First Aid Certificate

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March 2017

Critical Incident Debriefing

Thursday March 2, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Critical Incident Debriefing 

Dates: 

Thursday 2 March 2017

 

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

 

Course description: 

This workshop will provide support to assist the recovery of normal individuals experiencing normal distress following exposure to abnormal events. This workshop uses a combination of theory and interactive activities.

Course level: Essential 

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Risk Assessments on Identifying Vulnerable Children

Thursday March 2, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Risk Assessments on Identifying Vulnerable Children

Dates: Thursday 2 March 2017

 

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

 

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Appropriate Screening of Carers

Tuesday March 7, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Appropriate Screening of Carers

Dates: 

Thursday 7 March 2017

 

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

 

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ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training-2 DAY

Wednesday March 8, 2017 - Thursday March 9, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$485 – $600

ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training-2 DAY

Does your work involve working with people who present with suicidal tendencies or attempts?

Course description: ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. It teaches participants to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. It provides a common language of assessment, risk management and referral across diverse organisational backgrounds

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Culturally Competent Practice with Vulnerable Families-2 Day

Wednesday March 15, 2017 - Thursday March 16, 2017
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$485 – $540

Culturally Competent Practice with Vulnerable Families-2 Day

Explore awareness, skills and knowledge of cultural competence with experienced trainers and cross-cultural facilitators

Date: March 15th and 16th 

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Clinical Supervision Skills

Monday March 20, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Clinical Supervision Skills

Dates: 

Monday 20 March 2017

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Difficult Conversations within a Family Violence Context

Wednesday March 22, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Difficult Conversations ithin a Family Violence Context

Dates: 

Thursday 22 March 2017

 

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

 

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Interviewing Skills and Documentation when Addressing Quality of Care Concerns

Wednesday March 29, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Interviewing Skills and Documentation when Addressing Quality of Care Concerns

Dates: Wednesday 29 March 2017

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

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Advanced Mental Health

Thursday March 30, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Advanced Mental Health

Dates: Thursday 30 March 2017

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

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April 2017

A Casework Approach to

Wednesday April 19, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

A Casework Approach to Working with Vulnerable Families

Dates: Wednesday 19 April 2017

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

Course description: 

Explore theories behind family practice and current evidence based practices and techniques. Participants will draw on case studies and individual casework experience to explore the practicalities of working with families using a casework model.

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Mastery & Milestones: Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Development

Wednesday April 26, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Mastery & Milestones: Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Development ​

Dates: Wednesday 26 April 2017

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

Course description: 

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.

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Identify Mental Health Crisis Situations and How to Respond

Friday April 28, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Identify Mental Health Crisis Situations and How to Respond

Dates: 

Friday 28 April 2017

 

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

 

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May 2017

Advanced Case Management Practice

Monday May 1, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Advanced Case Management Practice

Dates:

Monday 1 May 2017

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

Course description: 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. 

Course level: Essential 

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Vicarious Traumatisation and Resilience-Coping with and Recovering from Constant Exposure to Critical Incidents

Wednesday May 3, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Vicarious Traumatisation and Resilience-Coping with and Recovering from Constant Exposure to Critical Incidents ​

Dates:

Wednesday 3 May 2017

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

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Culturally Competent Youth Practice

Thursday May 11, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Culturally Competent Youth Practice

 

Dates: 

Thursday 11 May 2017

 

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

 

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Engaging with Men in the Family Context (New)

Tuesday May 16, 2017, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 – $185

Dates: 

Tuesday 16 May 2017

 

Training Delivery Duration: 1/2 day  - 9.15a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

 

Course description: 

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.

Course level: Essential 

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Court Skills

Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Court Skills

Dates: 

Wednesday 17 May 2017

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

 

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Intoxicated Young People: Responding to Reduce Harm

Monday May 22, 2017, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 – $185

Intoxicated Young People: Responding to Reduce Harm​

Dates: 

Monday 22 May 2017

 

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

 

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June 2017

Operational Supervision Skills

Tuesday June 6, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

Operational Supervision Skills 

Dates: 

Tuesday 6 June 2017

 

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

 

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Skilled in Looking after Children

Monday June 26, 2017, 9:15 am - Tuesday June 27, 2017, 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$485 – $540

Course description: 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. Course level: Essential 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

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Integration of Trauma Informed Practice-RESCHEDULE

Thursday June 29, 2017, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$155 – $185

Integration of Trauma Informed Practice-RESCHEDULE 

Course description: 

This program is advanced training on trauma informed theories and practice. It aims to provide leaders with an in depth look at trauma and how affects staff and your client.

 

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July 2017

Cultural Awareness – Working with Aboriginal Children, Young People and Families

Friday July 14, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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This event is sold out. Do you work with Aboriginal children, young people and families? This one day workshop is an introduction to working respectfully with Aboriginal children, young people, families and workers in the child and family welfare sector. Course level: Foundation Learning Outcomes Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects- Grief loss and Trauma Aboriginal Culture The resilience and strength in Aboriginal Communities Aboriginal family roles and responsibilities

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Strategies to Support Learning for Young People Who Have Experienced Trauma – Melbourne July 20

Thursday July 20, 2017, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

This 4-hour workshop gives kinship and foster carers practical strategies to encourage positive engagement to support young people in their learning. It is designed to assist carers to better understand trauma, its effect on behaviour and impact on learning. Learning Outcomes: Better understand trauma and its impact on behaviour and learning Engage young people in their learning Learn and apply practical strategies to assist young people in their learning Understand what schools should provide under the OoHC Partnering Agreement Identify

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BSBWHS501 Ensure a Safe Workplace July 21

Friday July 21, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$375 – $430

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 range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant

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Investigation Analysis and Reporting July 25

Tuesday July 25, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

Purpose: To train service provider staff in the analysing and assessment of information within an investigative framework to determine evidence based outcomes.   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 Outline: Evidence: What is evidence? Handling Evidence Standard of proof Bringinshaw Principle Burden of Proof Rights and

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Small “c” Counselling- Skills for Non Counsellors July 26

Wednesday July 26, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355

Course description: An interactive course that will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide basic effective counselling skills in a direct practice setting to better support children, youth and families. Course level: Essential Learning Outcomes Understand the theoretical approaches and models 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 the professional

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August 2017

Victorian Child Safe Standards: Free Information Session – August 1

Tuesday August 1, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

The information session provides an overview on the compulsory Child Safe Standards introduced in Victoria to create and maintain child safe environments in organisations that provide services for children. The session will cover: Background to Child Safe Standards including the role of the Victorian Commission for Children and Young People The 7 Child Safe Standards and principles along with examples on how to implement each What organisations should do next Where to find useful  links

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P.L.A.Y-Play, Laughter, Art and You Therapy for Vulnerable Children and Families – August 2

Wednesday August 2, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355 12 tickets left

Course description: This 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 assessment, suitability, for PLAY therapy and therapy type, the use of language, the use of the self, transference, counter-transference

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BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans – August 4 & 11

Friday August 4, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, repeating until Friday August 11, 2017

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$570 – $625

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 for ensuring that work team financial resources are used effectively and are

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BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans – August 4 & 11

Friday August 11, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, repeating until Friday August 11, 2017

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$570 – $625

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 for ensuring that work team financial resources are used effectively and are

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Appropriate Screening of Carers – August 14

Monday August 14, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355 15 tickets left

Course description: The workshop aims to provide practitioners and managers working in the child and family services sector with key skills and knowledge in initial screening of potential carers for vulnerable children and young people in out of home care. This workshop will highlight the processes and the skills involved in appropriate screening of carers and provide participants with an opportunity to evaluate their own and work place practices in this area. Learning Outcomes: Identify and understand the various background

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Investigation Analysis and Reporting – August 15

Tuesday August 15, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

Purpose: To train service provider staff in the analysing and assessment of information within an investigative framework to determine evidence based outcomes. 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 One: Evidence: What is evidence? Handling Evidence Standard of proof Bringinshaw Principle Burden of Proof Rights and Responsibilities

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Investigation Analysis and Reporting in an OoHC Context

Thursday August 17, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day 12 of the month, repeating until Saturday October 21, 2017

One event on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on Thursday November 23, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at 9:30am

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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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State Budget 2018-19 Submission Workshop

Thursday August 24, 2017, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Centre invites members to join us to discuss priorities for the State Budget 2018-19. Tea and coffee will be provided.

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CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs & CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues – Aug 28 + 29

Monday August 28, 2017, 9:15 am - Tuesday August 29, 2017, 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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.  Understanding and responding to Mental Health issues Course description: This two-day workshop aims to provide participants with a basic understanding of mental illness, how to recognize potential signs and how to support students who are struggling to manage stress at home and school. Everyone is susceptible to developing mental health issues when they are under stress and

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September 2017

BSBRSK501 Manage Risk – Sept 1

Friday September 1, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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 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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Difficult Conversations Within a Family Violence Context – Sept 6

Wednesday September 6, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355

Course description: This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the theory and current practice guidelines in connection with domestic violence, including safety planning and risk management strategies. Anyone working with children and families at risk of family violence is welcomed to take this program.   Learning Outcomes How to implement a strengths based model for working with families How to manage challenging conversations with clients about family violence Safety planning and risk management skills Communication skills to manage

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BSBPMG522 Undertake Project Work – Sept 8

Friday September 8, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$375 – $430

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 a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns – 11 September

Monday September 11, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Tuesday September 12, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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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Clinical Supervision Skills – 14 September

Thursday September 14, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355

Clinical supervision 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. Learning Outcomes The Role of the Clinical Educator Understanding Outcomes and Reliable and Valid Assessments The Clinical Support Model and

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Victorian Child Safe Standards: Free Information Session – Sept 20

Wednesday September 20, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

The information session provides an overview on the compulsory Child Safe Standards introduced in Victoria to create and maintain child safe environments in organisations that provide services for children. The session will cover: Background to Child Safe Standards including the role of the Victorian Commission for Children and Young People The 7 Child Safe Standards and principles along with examples on how to implement each What organisations should do next Where to find useful  links

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What children who live with domestic violence say about their Dads: Findings from Irish research

Monday September 25, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Centre for Excellence in Child & Family Welfare and the University of Melbourne invite you to attend a seminar on “What children who live with domestic violence say about their Dads: Findings from Irish research” with Dr. Stephanie Holt. Stephanie Holt is an associate professor in the School of Social Work & Social Policy at the University of Dublin, Trinity College. Her academic and research interests primarily focus on a range of issues pertinent to domestic violence, including: child

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October 2017

Managing Harmful Sexual Behaviours for Youth and Care Workers

Monday October 9, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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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Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (Out of Home Care Context)

Thursday October 12, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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 training is funded by DHHS and assists with the CIMS implementation. 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

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

Friday October 13, 2017, 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 St
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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BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance & BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness – October 20

Friday October 20, 2017, 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 St
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, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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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Rescheduled-Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns-CIMS Related Training

Thursday October 26, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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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November 2017

Investigation Analysis and Reporting in an OoHC Context-CIMS Related Training

Wednesday November 1, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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 training is funded by DHHS and assists with the CIMS implementation. 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

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Forum: Helping families understand finances

Thursday November 2, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Good Shepherd has done significant research into the challenges that vulnerable families face when it comes to finances; whether it's difficulty managing low incomes, budgeting, accessing payments or money, or dealing with economic abuse in relation to family violence. The Centre has invited Good Shepherd to share their findings in an open forum, and we encourage you to come along and discover how more insight into this topic could assist you in working with vulnerable families and young people. You

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BSBMGT516 Facilitate Continuous Improvement – Nov 3

Friday November 3, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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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Client Incident Management System Sector Briefing

Wednesday November 8, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Client Incident Management System Sector Briefing The Centre for Excellence in Child & Family Welfare warmly invites you to attend a briefing with Alan Hall DHHS Director, Performance and Reporting. Alan will provide an update on the new system and field questions around the implementation of CIMS. As you are aware, the department has developed and is implementing a new client incident management system (CIMS) which will focus on the most serious incidents and will strengthen processes, systems and workforce

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FREE Methamphetamine (Ice) training

Monday November 13, 2017, 9:15 am - 12:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes   ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced       psychosis, and learn how to recognise

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Leaving Care – Post Care Practitioners Forum

Wednesday November 15, 2017, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Please RSVP below if you are able to attend the Leaving Care Forum on November 15 from 10:30-1:30 at the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market Street.  

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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns-CIMS Related Training

Thursday November 16, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355

Andrew Shirres of St. Lukes is delivering this program and participants will 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

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Operational supervision skills – Nov 22

Wednesday November 22, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $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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DHHS Funded- Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns-CIMS Related Training

Thursday November 23, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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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BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development – November 24

Friday November 24, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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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Quality Learning Circle Meeting

Tuesday November 28, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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December 2017

CHCMHS007 Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care – Dec 1- RESCHEDULED

Friday December 1, 2017, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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, 2017, 9:15 am - Tuesday December 5, 2017, 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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, 2017, 9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $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, 2017, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
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, 2017, 9:15 am - Tuesday December 12, 2017, 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $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-CIMS Related Training

Wednesday December 13, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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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 training is funded by DHHS to suppor the CIMS implementation. 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

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January 2018

DHHS Funded-Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context) on 18.01.18

Thursday January 18, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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DHHS Funded-Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context) Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm Free to anyone 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.

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DHHS Funded-Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care Concerns

Tuesday January 23, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm Free to anyone interested in learning more about documenting and interviewing  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

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Information session: Transformative impact funding

Wednesday January 24, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Out of Home Care Funders project are offering funding for a new project around leaving care or extending the care leaving age. The opportunity is available to organisations within the child and family services sector. Those interested need to attend a compulsory information session to find out more about the project and its history, the aims and objectives of the funding round, the unique funding and collaboration model for the project and the next steps in the funding process. There

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February 2018

DHHS Funded-Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context)

Wednesday February 7, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context) Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm Funded for anyone 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

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DHHS Funded-Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Thursday February 8, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm For anyone interested in learning more about documenting and interviewing  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

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Advanced Case Management – 9 February 2018

Friday February 9, 2018, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $355

This one day workshop will explore theoretical frameworks and models that underpin complex case management. Participants will learn how to assess and engage individuals and families who are experiencing complex and multiple issues, and include these factors in their case planning and goal setting. Learning Outcomes • Gain an overview of complex case management • Goal setting, planning and documenting best practice • Supervision best practice • Risk assessment and analysing information • Understand child centred, family focused, strengths-based and

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Client Incident Management System Sector Briefing

Tuesday February 13, 2018, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Centre for Excellence in Child & Family Welfare warmly invites you to attend a briefing with Alan Hall DHHS Director, Performance and Reporting and Kerry Sayburn Principal Project Officer, Client Incident Management Project Team. As you are aware, the new client incident management system (CIMS) has been “live’ from the 15th of January 2018. Alan and Kerry will provide an update on the implementation of CIMS. This is an invaluable opportunity for the sector to provide feedback on the

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DHHS Funded-Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context)

Thursday February 15, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context) Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm For anyone 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 training

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BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Friday February 16, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$1400

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 This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management within the child, youth and families sector. We offer this diploma through a trauma informed lens, which assists in contextualising the setting for working with vulnerable families and the impacts that influence the

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BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence

Friday February 16, 2018, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Friday, repeating until Friday February 23, 2018

Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$570 – $625

Aim of training This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace. It includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes. It applies to managers who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from

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Supervision Skills –

Sunday February 18, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

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 how to adapt your communication style to different staff in

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DHHS Funded-Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns

Monday February 19, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Interviewing skills and documentation when addressing Quality of Care concerns Prompt start at 9:30 am and finishes by 4:30 pm For anyone interested in learning more about documenting and interviewing  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

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Recognising (and Responding to) Family Violence – 21 February 2018

Wednesday February 21, 2018, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

This one day workshop will focus on identifying and interpreting the warning signs of family violence through the use of risk assessment frameworks. Once participants are familiar with family violence risk assessment, they will gain a better understanding of violent behaviour in the family context. This workshop will assist participants in understanding how to respond to family violence, the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved, and how to practice self-care when working in family violence. Learning Outcomes • Gain

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BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence

Friday February 23, 2018, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
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Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$570 – $625

Aim of training This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace. It includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes. It applies to managers who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from

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Child Safe Standards Training DHHS Funded Sector

Monday February 26, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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All Department of Health and Human Services funded organisations that provide services or facilities for children must comply with the Child Safe Standards. The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is running free training sessions for DHHS funded agencies on the Child Safe Standards. CEOs, executive staff, managers and board members should attend.

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Child Safe Standards Training DHHS Funded Sector – Afternoon

Monday February 26, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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All Department of Health and Human Services funded organisations that provide services or facilities for children must comply with the Child Safe Standards. The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is running free training sessions for DHHS funded agencies on the Child Safe Standards. CEOs, executive staff, managers and board members should attend.

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VET Upskilling Initiative and CIMS Discussion

Tuesday February 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Join us and DHHS to discuss the VET Up-Skilling Initiative and how it's working for the sector from 1-2 and if you're hungry, come around at 12:30 to network and have a light lunch. CIMS Feedback and Input Forum: This is your chance to provide feedback, hear from others in the sector, request further training, and shape the next six months of the roll out. Join us and DHHS in designing the future of CIMS and our needs.  

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What is your experience with CIMS? Provide feedback and input to DHHS

Tuesday February 27, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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CIMS Feedback and Input Forum: This is your chance to provide feedback, hear from others in the sector, request further training, and shape the next six months of the roll out. Join us from 2-3:30 in collaboration with DHHS in designing the future of CIMS and our needs.

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March 2018

Leaving and Post Care Practitioners Network Forum

Thursday March 1, 2018, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year.  In 2018 they will be on:   Thursday 1st March 10.30am – 1.30pm Tuesday 29th May 10.30am – 1.30pm Tuesday 28th August 10.30am – 1.30pm Tuesday 27th November 10.30am – 1.30pm   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

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Foster Care Network Meeting

Friday March 2, 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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If you are currently working in an organisation that delivers foster care programs, a service that supports the delivery of foster care, such as therapeutic services, or an academic involved in foster care related research and interested in coming together with your peers and representatives from DHHS and the Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV), this network will give you the opportunity to: Come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector Share experiences, good practice

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Counselling Skills for Non-Counsellors – 5 March 2018

Monday March 5, 2018, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$300 – $355

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 Session DHHS Funded Sector

Tuesday March 6, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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All Department of Health and Human Services funded organisations that provide services or facilities for children must comply with the Child Safe Standards. The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is running free training sessions for DHHS funded agencies on the Child Safe Standards. CEOs, executive staff, managers and board members should attend.

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Child Safe Standards Session DHHS Funded Sector – Afternoon

Tuesday March 6, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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All Department of Health and Human Services funded organisations that provide services or facilities for children must comply with the Child Safe Standards. The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare is running free training sessions for DHHS funded agencies on the Child Safe Standards. CEOs, executive staff, managers and board members should attend.

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DHHS Funded-Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS investigations (out of home care context)

Wednesday March 7, 2018, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Level 5, 50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Forming evidence based outcomes in CIMS 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

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