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Consultation Session for ACWA Workforce Skills Strategy

ACWA, along with AbSec and DCJ are developing a framework of the skills and knowledge needed to work in the child and family sector, with a particular focus on the Permanency Support, Targeted Early Intervention and Intensive Therapeutic Care programs. If you are a practitioner in these programs we invite you to register for one of our four sessions. At these consultation sessions, we will be asking for your input on the skills and knowledge that are needed for this work and... [More]

Risk Assessment Seminar

If there are no dates below, the current classes are full. Please click on the green Join button below and you will be able to put your name on the waiting list. An email will be sent alerting you to new dates as they are scheduled. This half-day seminar will assist your organisation to develop the risk assessment processes needed as we transition out of lockdown and into 'living with COVID'. We need to be sure that our workplaces are safe places to be for our staff and our... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Cultural considerations and best practice framework for supporting vulnerable CALD children and young people with disability

This webinar will be presented by colleagues from Settlement Services International.  The webinar will look at issues of cultural perceptions of disability, the additional trauma that is experienced by refugees and asylum seekers, and ways of working across these very diverse communities. Registration is free and details of access to the online platform will be sent prior to the workshop. [More]

Understanding psychosocial disability in the context of children and young people in care

Presented by Alison Lloyd, Manager Behaviour Support from Lifestart  who has extensive experience in  this area of practice. The webinar will consider what is a psychosocial disability, the relationship  to mental health, how a psychosocial disability may manifest through behaviour, NDIS and community resources to respond effectively. Registration is free for this webinar. You will be sent an email with access to the online platform prior to the session. [More]

Carer Workshop - Supporting children and young people with disability

This workshop is presented by Ability First and ACWA with support from DSS. It is primarily aimed at carers, but caseworkers supporting carers are also welcome. It is free and will be presented online. The following area will be covered: What are some of the indicators of development disability or developmental delay? Foster carers often have young children in their care and may be the first people outside their biological families to spend any real time with these children, which... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.