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Implementing Trauma Informed Practice in Out-of-Home Care

Please note: This course is only available via credit card payment at the time of registration. This course covers the following topics Educating and informing carers about the effects of developmental trauma on children in out-of-home care Applying an understanding of developmental trauma to positive behaviour support Supporting carers to understand and develop reparative parenting skills and techniques Understanding the link between trauma of separation and birth family contact... [More]
$210 Limited GST free / $210
Implementing Trauma Informed Practice in Out-of-Home Care

<p>Please note: This course is only available via credit card payment at the time of registration.</p><p>This course covers the following topics</p><ul><li>Educating and informing carers about the

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Self paced

2018-08-18 2018-08-18
Online course

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Casework for Permanency and OOHC

Learn how to establish empowering relationships, assess complex problems, select problem-solving interventions, and help vulnerable children and young people to function effectively. Case management is an approach to arranging and coordinating care in its broadest definition. It is based on the recognition that a trusting and empowering direct relationship between the case worker and the client is essential to advance the client’s use of services along a continuum of care, and to... [More]
$400 Limited GST free / $360
Casework for Permanency and OOHC

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Learn how to establish empowering relationships, assess complex problems, select problem-solving interventions,

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Shared Lives Familiarisation

Find out about the changes in the training package for general carers. Become familiar with the updated Shared Lives training package for general foster carers. This one-day familiarisation course is designed for those who have some previously experience in delivering Shared Stories Shared Lives carer training. Who should attend? Trainers experienced in conducting Shared Stories, Shared Lives training [More]
$290 Limited GST free / $270
Shared Lives Familiarisation

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Find out about the changes in the training package for general carers. Become familiar with the updated Shared

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$290 Limited GST free / $270
Shared Lives Familiarisation

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Find out about the changes in the training package for general carers. Become familiar with the updated Shared

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

Talking with Kids about Tricky Topics

Talking to kids about tricky topics is part of what workers and carers need to do. We need to explore ways of being truthful with kids at a level they can understand and in non-judgmental language. We also need to be mindful of teaching kids who they might talk with about these tricky topics, that they are not alone – there are other kids that go through this, and that whatever happened, it is not their fault. Often this is not a part of worker or carer training and we can find it... [More]
$200 Limited GST free / $180
Talking with Kids about Tricky Topics

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Talking to kids about tricky topics is part of what workers and carers need to do. We need to explore ways of

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Step by Step Familiarisation

Quality provision of OOHC starts with quality foster care placements for children, and these start with quality carer assessments. Making good, evidenced based decisions about carer applicants suitability means fewer placement breakdowns for children who have already experienced enough trauma in their lives. Successful completion of this course leads to registration to use Step by Step (a suite of evidence informed competency based carer assessment tools). Experienced assessors can... [More]

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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 Developmental Trauma provides a comprehensive understanding of trauma informed neurodevelopmental and attachment theory and how to apply 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... [More]
$400 Limited GST free / $360
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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Adoption, Guardianship and Permanent Care Orders: Casework Implications

This course looks principally at the open adoption and guardianship orders that are embedded in the new permanency placement principles, exploring the development of openness as the guiding principle in contemporary adoption practice. It looks at how the principle of openness is expressed in life story work, in contact arrangements, and in work with birth family and carers. It also explores the idea that open adoption principles should be part of casework for every child in OOHC,... [More]
$400 Limited GST free / $380
Adoption, Guardianship and Permanent Care Orders: Casework Implications

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This course looks principally at the open adoption and guardianship orders that are embedded in the new permanency

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Transition from Care-Planning to Leave Care

With our attention focused on the rapidly increasing numbers of children and young people entering care in NSW over the last decade, it is easy to neglect the crucial issue of young people leaving care. It is universally acknowledged by child welfare professionals, that ‘leaving care’ is a vulnerable and difficult transition period for young people. At the same time, supports and services are often ‘thin on the ground’. What are the specific risks, issues and experiences for young... [More]
$200 Limited GST free / $180
Transition from Care-Planning to Leave Care

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>With our attention focused on the rapidly increasing numbers of children and young people entering care in NSW

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Legal Issues for NGO Providers in Permanency and OOHC

Legal Issues for NGO Providers in OOHC is an overview of the Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act 1998 for case workers in the NGO OOHC sector. Participants are first provided with pre-course self-paced learning modules to complete, followed by this two day face-to-face training that builds on the modules, and allows for hands-on learning in identifying relevant parts of the legislation. The course has been updated to reflect the new parts of the legislation... [More]
$400 Limited GST free / $360
Legal Issues for NGO Providers in Permanency and OOHC

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Legal Issues for NGO Providers in OOHC is an overview of the Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act

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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]
$200 Limited GST free / $180
Understanding the importance of positive behaviour support plans

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

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