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Successful Restorations

The realistic possibility of restoration is an important consideration in children’s lives when interim care orders are made. Restoration work has at times been undertaken with little understanding, critical thought and analysis on what factors increase or detract from successful restoration outcomes. In this workshop we will cover following topics: Own lens when working with parents with a goal of restoration Worker’s position of power in the relationship and the impact this may... [More]
$480 Limited GST free / $440
Successful Restorations

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>The realistic possibility of restoration is an important consideration in children’s lives when interim care

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Everyday Play Skills and Attachment Rich Experiences for Use in Foster Care

The majority of children in out-of-home care (OOHC) present with significant emotional and behavioural difficulties yet only a small proportion access therapeutic support. Children who have experienced early and persistent harm often struggle to engage in ‘structured’ therapy while foster families can feel excluded or cut-off from professional efforts to support children in their care. The aim of this workshop is to help participants develop their skills in trauma-informed therapy... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Everyday Play Skills and Attachment Rich Experiences for Use in Foster Care

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>The majority of children in out-of-home

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Therapeutic Parenting: Developing Safe & Nurturing Carer-Child Relationships

Traumatised children, particularly those who present with attachment difficulties, often find it challenging to trust their new carer or foster/adoptive parents as they generally operate from a fear-based worldview. Therapeutic parenting is often counter-intuitive to traditional parenting as it requires an intentional effort to promote change in attachment patterns. As such, the caregiver’s ability to provide skilled, individually tailored intervention is paramount to the recovery... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Therapeutic Parenting: Developing Safe & Nurturing Carer-Child Relationships

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Traumatised children, particularly those who present with attachment difficulties, often find it challenging to

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NDIS: The Interface with Out-of-Home Care

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NDIS: The Interface with Out-of-Home Care
Albury - Community Services Centre
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NDIS: The Interface with Out-of-Home Care
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NDIS: The Interface with Out-of-Home Care
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NDIS: The Interface with Out-of-Home Care

Interviewing Children in the Context of Allegations of Reportable Conduct or Professional Misconduct against Employees

Conducting investigative interviews with children when allegations have been made against staff about reportable conduct or professional misconduct. Introduction to investigative interviewing practice: The purpose and function of investigative interviews The investigative interview framework Child development and how it relates to interviewing practice Planning for the investigative interview Recording the interview: good practice standards How to question children in a... [More]
$695 Limited GST free / $635
Interviewing Children in the Context of Allegations of Reportable Conduct or Professional Misconduct against Employees

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Conducting investigative interviews with children when allegations have been made against staff about reportable

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$695 Limited GST free / $635
Interviewing Children in the Context of Allegations of Reportable Conduct or Professional Misconduct against Employees

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Conducting investigative interviews with children when allegations have been made against staff about reportable

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Working with Children Under 12 with Sexual Behaviour Problems

Are you concerned about the sexual behaviour of a child you work with? Is this behaviour developmentally normal, problematic or abusive? This one day workshop will explore the sexual development of children and when that development becomes problematic. The exploration of this topic will start by looking at the assumptions that are commonly held about children’s sexual development and the contexts of children’s lives that may lead to problematic sexual behaviour. During the... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Working with Children Under 12 with Sexual Behaviour Problems

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Are you concerned about the sexual

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Working with Birth Parents and Families

The recent changes in OOHC saw the allocation of case management responsibilities to the NGO’s and their staff, who are facing the challenge of court demands and working with birth parents and families, in addition to providing services to children and young people who cannot live at home. At this workshop, learn about developing strategies and strengthening skills in working effectively with birth parents and families which is critical to supporting children and young people in... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Working with Birth Parents and Families

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>The recent changes in OOHC saw the allocation of case management responsibilities to the NGO’s and their staff,

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Beyond Developmental Trauma – What We Know about Changing Brains, and Changing Outcomes for Children and Young Adults

Please note: In order to participate in this workshop participants must have prior knowledge in neurodevelopmental impact of trauma. Beyond a comprehensive understanding of trauma informed neurodevelopmental theory is the application of this theory into practice. In this two day course, participants will look at intervention strategies that target, or are linked to different neurological systems, and learn how to embed these strategies into a reparative care environment through... [More]
$480 Limited GST free / $440
Beyond Developmental Trauma – What We Know about Changing Brains, and Changing Outcomes for Children and Young Adults

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p><strong>Please note: In order to participate in this workshop participants must have prior knowledge in

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Restricted Practices in OOHC

This course is about gaining an understanding of Restricted Practices, legislative requirements, practical implications, processes, and how best to support and care for children and young people in out of home care. You will gain an understanding of what a restricted practice is, the importance of gaining approval for use of restricted practices, and the relationship between restricted practices, behaviour management, and positive behaviour support. By having a sound understanding... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Restricted Practices in OOHC

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This course is about gaining an understanding of Restricted Practices, legislative requirements, practical

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Cultural Identity for Children and Young People from Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds in OOHC: Putting the Principle into Practice

Supporting positive cultural identity for migrants and refugees in OOHC and adoption is easier said than done. This course will take participants past the basics of cultural exposure into more meaningful and practical ways to support a child’s development of positive cultural identity. As OOHC caseworkers and managers we work within an increasingly rich and culturally diverse context with almost one in four Australians now born overseas. When children come into care we are required... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Cultural Identity for Children and Young People from Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds in OOHC: Putting the Principle into Practice

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Supporting positive cultural identity for migrants and refugees in OOHC and adoption is easier said than done.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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