Assessing Parental Capacity and Working With Parents Forum: A Wrap-Up

ACWA’s Best Practice Unit (BPU) hosted a two-day forum examining best practice for working with families and issues involved in the assessment of parental capacity in April. Held at the Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP) premises in Sydney, the event attracted around 70 managers and team leaders from out-of-home care […]

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ACWA PSP Workshop Series 2018: Developing Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidelines in Line With the Permanency Support Program

As part of the Permanency Support Program (PSP) transition process, many agencies are reviewing their policies, procedures and practice guidelines. To assist in this process, ACWA is convening a practical workshop series focused on this development work to reflect the PSP reform. The purpose of these workshops is to support agencies in the development or […]

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Abstract submissions for ACWA Conference has been extended! Act now.

Abstract submissions for your work to be included into the ACWA 2018 program has been extended until Friday 20 April 2018. The ACWA 2018 Program Committee invites the submission of abstracts for original work for consideration as an oral or poster presentation in the ACWA 2018 program. An expansion of the sub-themes can be found […]

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ACWA Achievement Award Nominations Now Open

We’re calling for nominations for our ACWA18 Achievement Awards which recognise and celebrate the inspiring work being done in our sector to improve the lives of children, young people, families and communities.  

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Thinking of Attending ACWA’s Conference? Early Birds Now Available

Book now and join your colleagues at ACWA 2018! Our Program Committee is creating a thought-provoking program under the over-arching theme ‘Doing better for our children and families: Innovate, lead, change’. Learn, network and develop your knowledge from our international speakers including, Andy Kendrick, Harriet Ward, John Simmonds, Nina Biehal, Carmel Devaney and Karen Broadhurst. Register before June […]

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