The 2018 Family Matters Week of Action begins on Monday, May 14. The Week of Action is an annual opportunity to shine a light on the 17,000+ Aboriginal kids in the child protection system across the country. It’s a time to remind our politicians as well as everyday members of the public that it’s not acceptable […]
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.
ACWA has written to Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward seeking clarity and resolution around a number of serious concerns being voiced by the non-government sector in relation to the implementation of the Permanency Support Program (PSP) reforms. In his letter, ACWA CEO Andrew McCallum has requested a meeting with Ms Goward to […]
Amazing … Exhausting … Inspiring … These are just some of the words used to describe the three-day workshop Igniting Brains for Leadership led by dynamic executive coach Maryanne Perry. Using the latest in neuroscience research, participants explore new tools to enable them to make confident decisions and create confidence in them. “Understanding how our […]
Practitioners are invited to view Dr Chris Bellonci’s presentation from ACWA’s recent webinar on the rational use of psychotropic medications with youth in ITC settings. During his presentation, Dr Bellonci discussed current patterns of medication use and the opportunity to use residential stays as a setting for thoughtful medication reassessment. Participants got the chance to develop […]