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ACWA has purchased video conferencing equipment to make it easier for members and training participants to access events and workshops in 2017. Importantly, it means that people based in rural and...
FACS, ACWA and the Lighthouse Institute are currently working on a training package to support staff in out-of-home care residential services to implement the new Joint Protocol to Reduce the Contact...
The Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) has released a child-friendly animation that presents the findings of the Children’s Safety Study commissioned by the Royal Commission into...
Stop the presses… CCWT is turning 30!!! And we're going to celebrate. Save February 8, 2017, for our big birthday bash. Stay tuned for more details.
The Disability Justice Project (DJP) commenced in July 2015 and is scheduled to run for two years. It was established to work with disability service providers across NSW who work with people with...
Many of us are too busy these days to stop and think about our professional development. Learning however is an important part of our life and we shouldn’t be forgetting about it. In order to provide...
ACWA extends a warm congratulations to our Principal Researcher Dr Robert Urquhart, who was the recent recipient of a University of Sydney Social Work Field Educator Award. Now into their third year...
The Mandatory Reporter Guide (MRG) just got a whole lot easier to use. The MRG supports mandatory reporters in NSW if they have concerns about possible abuse or neglect of a child or young person. On...
Foster carer Danielle's overarching intention was to restore her foster daughter’s relationship with her rather than replace it, reports Mamamia .
Around the world it is known that children who lived in children’s homes and other types of ‘care’ have experienced disadvantages in many ways during their lives. We would like to hear from Forgotten...

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