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Shared Lives Training Skills

Develop skills and confidence in conducting effective Shared Lives carer training. This three day course is designed for those who haven’t previously delivered carer training. Participants will become familiar with the content of the current 2017 Shared Lives training package for general foster carers and the package for relative/kinship carers. They will also have the opportunity to put newly learnt training skills and nerve-management skills into practice. Completion of this... [More]
$1,260 Limited GST free
Shared Lives Training Skills

<p>Develop skills and confidence in conducting effective Shared Lives carer training. </p><p>This three day course is designed for those who haven’t previously delivered carer training. Participants

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$1,260 Limited GST free
Shared Lives Training Skills

<p>Develop skills and confidence in conducting effective Shared Lives carer training. </p><p>This three day course is designed for those who haven’t previously delivered carer training. Participants

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

Therapeutic Life Story Work

This introduction to Richard Rose's (2012) Therapeutic Life Story Work (TLSW) model of trauma recovery and healing (TLSW) will support professionals' understanding of the importance of a child knowing their story and how to engage in this process safely when working alongside traumatised children, young people and their families from both individual and community perspective. Attendees will explore the theoretical and evidence base behind using TLSW and how it supports best... [More]
$380 Limited GST free
Therapeutic Life Story Work

<p>This introduction to Richard Rose's (2012) Therapeutic Life Story Work (TLSW) model of trauma recovery and healing (TLSW) will support professionals' understanding of the importance of a child

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Growing Carer Capacity and Building on Strengths

There are many new challenges for the OOHC sector in working with carers. The face of the Australian family has changed dramatically over the past 30 years and the face of fostering is reflecting this diversity. You will increasingly be working with single carers, same sex couples and carers working full time as well as carers wanting to become guardians or adoptive parents. Many new carers are highly skilled which raises some serious challenges for us in providing adequate... [More]

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The Restoration Journey: understanding the legal process and agency responsibility

This is the foundation course that lays out the legal journey from entry to permanency for children and families in the care system. This highly interactive workshop addresses the main interagency responsibilities and the sections of the care and protection legislation important for the restoration process. This course is presented as a one day workshop, followed by a 2 hour group coaching sessions 3 - 4 weeks after the workshop. Workshop Content: o Journey into care – S27 ‘risk of... [More]

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Child Abuse Dynamics: theory, evidence and implications for preservation and restoration assessment, safety planning and practice

This is the foundation course that lays out the theory and evidence underpinning the different abuse types restoration practitioners need to assess to be able to develop robust Immediate Safety Plans and Longer-term Safety and Support Plans in their work with families. This is a highly interactive 2 day workshop which is followed by 2 x 2 hour group coaching sessions delivered online at 3 - 4 week intervals after the workshop. Workshop Content: o Introduction to poverty and trauma... [More]

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SDM, SARA and Immediate Safety Planning and Longer Term Case Planning for Preservation and Restoration Practice

This is the foundation course that lays out the principles and practices of SARA assessments and the key features of robust Immediate safety Plans and Longer-term Safety and Support Plans. It is delivered in a 1 day workshop followed by a 2 hour group coaching session to bring practitioners and supervisors together to debrief practice experiences, share learning, solution finding for ‘wicked little problems’ and offering further practice opportunities. Content: o Introduction to... [More]

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Concurrent Planning for Permanency for Children: implications for preservation and restoration practice

This is the foundation course that lays out the principles and practices of concurrent planning for permanency for children in care. This highly interactive workshop addresses nine core stages of ethical concurrent practice with families undergoing the restoration process. The material is delivered as a 1 day workshop followed 3 - 4 weeks later with a 2 hour group coaching session. The coaching session brings practitioners and supervisors together to debrief practice experiences,... [More]

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Understanding the importance of positive behaviour support plans

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]

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Leading Restoration Practice for Team Leaders and Supervisors

This course is designed to support individuals to lead practice within Funded Service Providers for Restoration in NSW. There has been significant change in legislation and the practice surrounding restoration casework in NSW. This course will focus on leading practice in the context of change with a specific focus on the business of restoration, supporting caseworkers to do the complex and intensive work, and create an understanding of the relationships between research and... [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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