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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ACWA 18 Conference: International Keynote Update

We’re delighted to welcome the following four international speakers to our ACWA 18 conference program: Andy Kendrick (Professor of Residential Child Care at the University of Strathclyde), Harriet Ward (Professor of Child and Family Research at Loughborough University), John Simmonds (Director of Policy, Research and Development at CoramBAAF) and Nina Biehal (Professor of Social Work […]

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ACWA Webinar: Rational Use of Psychotropic Medications with Youth in ITC settings

In this March 22 webinar, which runs from 9am to 10:30am, Dr Christopher Bellonci will discuss current patterns of medication use and the opportunity to use residential stays as a setting for thoughtful medication reassessment. In this presentation, participants will learn current prescribing trends and some of the causes of these trends in children’s mental […]

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