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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

2018-10-23 2018-10-23
Online course

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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]
$200 Limited GST free / $180
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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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]
$600 Limited GST free / $540
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.

Life Story Work

Life Story Work can offer a child or young person in out-of-home care an ongoing opportunity to resolve past trauma, and to grieve the losses associated with separation from their birth family. Further, it can aid the child or young person in developing a positive identity and a cohesive narrative about their life. This workshop will enable participants to explore frameworks, develop skills and discover a variety of methods for effective Life Story Work. We will also examine ways... [More]
$200 Limited GST free / $180
Life Story Work

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>Life Story Work can offer a child or young person in out-of-home care an ongoing opportunity to resolve past

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

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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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]

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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]

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Grief and Loss in OOHC and Post Adoption

This workshop allows participants to consider the grief and loss experience of birth families in the OOHC and adoption system, as well as the experience of children who are in the process of adoption or foster care. It is also relevant for those working with adults who were fostered/adopted as children. Ways to respond from a Narrative Therapy perspective will be explored and practice will occur in pairs. Case examples will be from the presenter’s experience working with birth... [More]

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