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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
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

2019-10-21 2019-10-21
Online course

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Legal Issues and Affidavit Writing for NGO Providers in Permanency and OOHC

This workshop introduces participants to key sections of the Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act 1998 as it applies in NSW. We will explore alternative options to long-term care orders, care plans, legal reporting obligations, alternative dispute resolution options and the Children’s Court in NSW. We will also focus on writing Court Reports (Supervision and Suitability of Placement Reports), and Affidavit writing for s90 Significant Change of Circumstance... [More]
$200 Limited GST free
Legal Issues and Affidavit Writing for NGO Providers in Permanency and OOHC

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This workshop introduces participants to key sections of the Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act

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$200 Limited GST free
Legal Issues and Affidavit Writing for NGO Providers in Permanency and OOHC

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This workshop introduces participants to key sections of the Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act

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$200 Limited GST free
Legal Issues and Affidavit Writing for NGO Providers in Permanency and OOHC

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This workshop introduces participants to key sections of the Children and Young Person’s (Care and Protection) Act

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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]
$210 Limited GST free
Permanency for Children in Care: Casework Implications Focusing on Adoption and Guardianship

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>For each child in care, where restoration is not an option, permanency options need to be considered. These

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Working with Parents and Families for Restoration

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]
$420 Limited GST free
Working with Parents and Families for Restoration

<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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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 new 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. Who should attend? All OOHC staff [More]
$970 Limited GST free
Shared Lives Training Skills

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Develop skills and confidence in conducting effective Shared Lives carer training. </p><p>This three day course is

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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]
$100 Limited GST free
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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Foster Care Assessment Skills (Step by Step)

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). This is a two part... [More]
$1,240 Limited GST free
Foster Care Assessment Skills (Step by Step)

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Quality provision of OOHC starts with quality foster care placements for children, and these start with quality

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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]

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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]

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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]

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