Taste of Uni Life Sparks Lightbulb Moment

ACWA partnered with the Why Not You Project  and UTS to host a very successful University Experience Day on July 26. The day incorporated a 3D Design and Coding exhibition tour followed by a workshop for students in years 9-12 who are currently in care. More than 22 students attended and were given the opportunity to be […]

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CCWT Training Needs Survey Results

CCWT received more than 200 responses to our 2018 training needs survey, which we conducted recently to help us determine how we are faring in terms of the scope and quality of our training services as well as to analyse emerging training needs within the NSW community sector workforce. Notably, 95 per cent of respondents view […]

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ACWA 2018 Conference Program Now Available

ACWA has just released the detailed program for our national conference, which opens in Sydney on August 20. ACWA 2018 will focus on the continuing endeavours of our sector to provide better outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and families. The three-day program offers a rich array of keynotes by internationally acclaimed speakers, masterclasses and concurrent […]

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Education Champions Workshop for Carers and Caseworkers

As part of our Let Them Learn project ACWA is teaming up with UTS and the Why Not You Project to provide a University Experience Day on Thursday, July 26, for students from Years 9-12 who are in care. Highlights of the day will include a Code and Design 3D Modelling Workshop for the teens and an Education Champions […]

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Using Evidence in Practice: The Role of Intermediaries

Although those working in the child welfare sector are increasingly wanting to develop evidence-informed practice, the systematic uptake of research findings can often prove difficult. Fortunately, many of the traditional obstacles encountered are being successfully negotiated with input from the growing field of implementation science and the involvement of intermediary organisations. So what is implementation […]

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