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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

2019-06-26 2019-06-26
Online course

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]
$210 Limited GST free
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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Partners in Care – Carers and Case Workers Stronger Together; Working with Adolescents

The challenges of working with adolescents in Out of Home care are complex; caseworkers and carers alike may be unprepared for the demands and changing needs of 12 – 18 years olds and this can lead to relationship breakdowns between carers, caseworkers and the children and young people they care for. In these critical years, young people face fear and uncertainty as they transition to adulthood, independence and ultimately leaving care. They are confronted with a changing identity... [More]
$420 Limited GST free
Partners in Care – Carers and Case Workers Stronger Together; Working with Adolescents

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>The challenges of working with adolescents in Out of Home care are complex; caseworkers and carers alike may be

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Restoration Intensive Practice: preparing children, young people and their families before, during and after restoration.

Participants will appreciate the need for preparation and support of children and their families before, during and after restoration, particularly as children and their families have experienced many layers of trauma. Foster carers can be central to providing the support children need during restoration and supporting and coaching birth families to demonstrate progress in the six domains of quality contact or family time. Workers will recognise the practice of partnering and... [More]
$420 Limited GST free
Restoration Intensive Practice: preparing children, young people and their families before, during and after restoration.

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Participants will appreciate the need for preparation and support of children and their families before, during

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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]
$420 Limited GST free
Leading Restoration Practice for Team Leaders and Supervisors

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>This course is designed to support individuals to lead practice within Funded Service Providers for Restoration in

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Restoration Work

The aim of this one-day workshop is to support restoration work in our practice and strengthen our engagements with parents, children and carers. Consquently in this workshop we will cover following topics: Assessment and support of parents where restoration is the goal. Worker’s power in their relationship with parents. Risk and success factors when assessing change. Ensuring that parents contribute to and understand requirements in restoration case planning. Consideration of... [More]
$210 Limited GST free
Restoration Work

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>The aim of this one-day workshop is to support restoration work in our practice and strengthen our engagements

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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]
$420 Limited GST free
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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Casework on trial: appearing as a witness in the Children's Court of NSW

When children are taken into statutory care, other than temporarily, Community Services must file a proceeding in the Children’s court. In other cases, a parent may file an application under s.90 of the Care Act, seeking restoration of a child or children to their care. If the court proceeding continues to a final hearing, caseworkers may be required to attend court to be cross-examined about the actions taken and the department’s recommendations. If an NGO is involved with the... [More]
$0 Limited
Casework on trial: appearing as a witness in the Children's Court of NSW

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>When children are taken into statutory care, other than temporarily, Community Services must file a proceeding in

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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 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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