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Child Protection - Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk (Assessment Only)

Register for this course if you would like to undertake assessment against the listed unit of competency. [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Community Services CHC42015.
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk (CHCPRT001)
$150 Limited GST free
Child Protection - Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk (Assessment Only)

Register for this course if you would like to undertake assessment against the listed unit of competency.

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Self paced

2020-03-29 2020-03-29
Self paced assessment

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Parent Assessment for Restoration Tool Familiarisation (Step by Step)

Assessing parents for the return home of their children is challenging. Parent assessors must have relevant knowledge about good restoration practice. This is a two-part course: The first part is a self-paced distance-learning course entitled Foundations for Good Restoration Practice. In order to be able to assess if a parent has the capacity to safely care for their child/ren, assessors must be able to understand key messages from research, be aware of parental capacity to change,... [More]
$540 Limited GST free
Parent Assessment for Restoration Tool Familiarisation (Step by Step)

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Parenting Advice: 50 Solutions for 50 Parenting Problems

Many people working with families find themselves called on to give advice on a whole range of issues: How do I get my baby to sleep? What should I do when my toddler throws a tantrum? How do I get my pre-schooler to eat nutritious food? What should I do when my child talks back? How should I respond when my children fight....and on and on....! This can be anxiety-provoking for professionals, who often feel unsure about the best way to guide and support parents. This one day... [More]

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Institutionalised Sexual Abuse of Children – Lessons Learnt from the Royal Commission and How to Promote Safety within Organisations

This two-day workshop invites direct service providers, their supervisors and agency managers to explore the most current research and evidence into the existence, prevalence and dynamics of child sexual abuse, both within the family context as well as institutional contexts. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse highlights the role of community and professional values and attitudes about the rights of children and young people to sexual safety and... [More]

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A Human Rights Approach to work with Children and Young People who have been Abused. Are We There Yet?

This course will explore a human rights framework for trauma informed practice. It is relevant to any professional working with children and young people who have been abused. It will target the learning needs of the participants by inviting them into a critical analysis of a trauma framework utilizing neuro-biological and political approach. To this end participants will explore theoretical contributions from anti--oppressive social work, liberation psychology, critical... [More]

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Assessing Children: Autism, ADHD or Trauma?

Many traumatised children present with symptoms similar to autism (for example difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and repetitive patterns of behaviour), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (for example the inability to concentrate, hyperactivity and impulsiveness). This presents a challenge to those assessing and working with these children: how can one determine whether the child’s presentation relates to trauma, ADHD or autism?... [More]

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Grief and Loss in OOHC and Post Adoption

Grief and loss occur in many situations, including terminal illness, disability, loss of employment, migrant and refugee experience, adoption, divorce/loss of love, and in the situation of death of a loved one. This workshop addresses ways to respond to those experiencing grief and loss in the context of adoption and foster care. The workshop will be taught from a Narrative Therapy perspective, and will include opportunities to practice counselling skills in pair work. The ideas... [More]

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Permanency for Children in Care: Casework Implications Focusing on Adoption and Guardianship

For each child in care, where restoration is not an option, permanency options need to be considered. These options include open adoption and guardianship, where carers become responsible for the care of the child in their care, as well as promoting an open relationship with birth family members, developing the child’s identity etc. This course considers the principles of permanency for children and the implications and differences between adoption and guardianship orders. The... [More]

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Child Development and Attachment: Impact from Early Years to Adulthood

Over thirty years of attachment research has helped us to understand how crucial early childhood experiences are to the entire spectrum of a child’s development; affecting social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. This understanding has been enhanced by brain development research which illustrates how reliant children are on sensitive caregiving for optimal development. However, all too often children don’t receive the care they need in their early years. Issues associated... [More]

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Post Restoration Preservation Advanced Safety and Support Planning to Support Restoration Preservation

Participants will understand the principles of safety organised practice and how the principles and practices support restoration casework to support the preservation of restoration efforts and maintain the child safely in the home. Research indicates that families require ongoing support after children return home permanently and that this can be a critical period where restoration can breakdown. The course focuses on developing longer term safety and support plans involving... [More]

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