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Leading and Supervising Preservation and Restoration Process – implementation and embedding practice

This course lays out the implementation foundations underpinning good restoration service delivery and practice within teams/units. It is a highly interactive workshop that explores leading structural and cultural changes required as well as supervising restoration casework through leadership, supervision and case consultations. Stage 1 – 1 day workshop Content: Introduction to foundation ideas underpinning implementation science and practice Analysing current assets and areas of... [More]

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Working with Complexity and the Implications for Restoration Assessment and Safety Planning Practice

This is the foundation course that lays out the theory and evidence underpinning the dynamics of common and complex risk factors that influence assessment and case planning work activities undertaken by restoration practitioners in their work with families. This highly interactive workshop is delivered as: 2 × 1 day workshops (can be face to face or online) 2 × 2 hour group coaching sessions delivered online Stage 1 – 2 × 1 day workshops (can be face to face or online) Content... [More]

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Enhancing Parental Capacity for Change in Restoration Work

This is the foundation course that lays out the principles and practices of positive psychology, strength-based, solution focused, motivational interviewing to promote parental willingness, ability and confidence to change. It is a highly interactive practice-based workshop delivered in 2 stages. Stage 1 – 2 × 1 day workshops (can be face to face or online) Content: Introduction to strength based, solution focused guiding principles Introduction to Hope theory and the concept of... [More]

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Working with Young People who Self Restore

This workshop takes a whole of family approach to promoting safety, stability and permanency for young people self-restoring to unprepared families. This highly interactive workshop invites participants to assess the needs and strengths and safety plan with a young person, their family and network, using own case examples. It is delivered in two stages. Stage 1 – 3 hour workshop delivered online Content: Overview of research and evidence about young people self-restoring from care,... [More]

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Joining the Restoration Dots: Connecting Casework to SDM® SARA outcomes to Family Time to Family Action Case Planning

This is the foundation course that lays out the connections between SARA assessments, the Family Action Plan, Family (Contact) Time and documenting evidence of change for S90 applications. This is a highly interactive workshop, calling on participants' own casework for exploration. The two hour coaching session to be held 3 weeks after the workshop will bring practitioners and supervisors together to debrief practice experiences, share learning, solution finding for ‘wicked little... [More]

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Introduction Conducting Investigative Interviews with Children When Allegations Have Been Made Against Staff About Reportable Conduct or Professional Misconduct

Speaking with children is often a daily activity for many professionals working in child related employment and many of the skills, knowledge and practices used in daily communication with children also apply to more formal investigative interviews with children.  This introductory workshop helps participants understand the purpose and structure of a legally acceptable interview with the child and some of the child development implications underpinning good practice. Introduction... [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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Introduction to Structured Decision Making® Restoration Assessment Tool

Participants will understand the Structured Decision Making® Safety and Risk Assessments used by FACS NSW and how those assessments integrates with the SDM Restoration Assessment tool they will use in restoration casework to support the difficult decisions including whether or not to continue or discontinue restoration efforts, or restore the child home at this time. This 2 day course includes a focus on restoration practice as well as the SDM tools, and at the completion of this... [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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