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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

2018-12-11 2018-12-11
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 / $190
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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$210 Limited GST free / $190
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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$210 Limited GST free / $190
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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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Post Restoration Preservation Advanced Safety and Support Planning to Support Restoration Preservation

Participants will understand the principles of safety organized 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]
$210 Limited GST free / $190
Post Restoration Preservation Advanced Safety and Support Planning to Support Restoration Preservation

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Participants will understand the principles of safety organized practice and how the principles and practices

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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]
$210 Limited GST free / $190
Working with Children Under 12 with Sexual Behaviour Problems

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Are you concerned about the sexual

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Therapeutic Parenting:

Traumatised children, particularly those who present with attachment difficulties, often find it challenging to trust their new carer or foster/adoptive parents as they generally operate from a fear-based worldview. Therapeutic parenting is often counter-intuitive to traditional parenting as it requires an intentional effort to promote change in attachment patterns. As such, the caregiver’s ability to provide skilled, individually tailored intervention is paramount to the recovery... [More]
$210 Limited GST free / $190
Therapeutic Parenting:

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Traumatised children, particularly those who present with attachment difficulties, often find it challenging to

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Supporting Complex Trauma and Mental Health in Achieving Permanency

When working in the field of out-of-home care (OOHC) the links between complex trauma and child mental health quickly become apparent. However practitioners often struggle to make sense of complex trauma needs within mental health presentations. As a result fostered children struggle to access appropriate supports and therapeutic outcomes for this population are generally poor or limited in scope. This workshop seeks to help OOHC practitioners understand the varied interconnections... [More]
$210 Limited GST free / $190
Supporting Complex Trauma and Mental Health in Achieving Permanency

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>When working in the field of out-of-home

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Grief and Loss in OOHC and Post Adoption

Grief and loss occur in many situations, including terminal illness, disability, loss of employment, migrant and refugee experience, adoption, divorce/loss of love, and in the situation of death of a loved one. This workshop addresses ways to respond to those experiencing grief and loss in the context of adoption and foster care. The workshop will be taught from a Narrative Therapy perspective, and will include opportunities to practice counselling skills in pair work. The ideas... [More]
$210 Limited GST free / $190
Grief and Loss in OOHC and Post Adoption

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Grief and loss occur in many situations, including terminal illness, disability, loss of employment, migrant and

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Interviewing Children in the Context of Allegations of Reportable Conduct or Professional Misconduct against Employees

Conducting investigative interviews with children when allegations have been made against staff about reportable conduct or professional misconduct. Introduction to investigative interviewing practice: The purpose and function of investigative interviews The investigative interview framework Child development and how it relates to interviewing practice Planning for the investigative interview Recording the interview: good practice standards How to question children in a... [More]
$630 Limited GST free / $570
Interviewing Children in the Context of Allegations of Reportable Conduct or Professional Misconduct against Employees

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Conducting investigative interviews with children when allegations have been made against staff about reportable

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

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 / $190
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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$210 Limited GST free / $190
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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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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]
$420 Limited GST free / $380
Introduction to Structured Decision Making® Restoration Assessment Tool

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Participants will understand the Structured Decision Making® Safety and Risk Assessments used by FACS NSW and how

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