CCWT Short Courses Training Calendar: February to May 2020

ACWA has released our Centre for Community Welfare Training’s (CCWT) latest Short Course Training Calendar detailing courses that have been scheduled for February to May next year. CCWT will be releasing training calendars every six months during 2020, as opposed to our traditional yearly publication. This is so we can be more flexible in meeting the […]

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Victorian Developments in Carer Assessment and Training Tools

For almost 20 years, ACWA has developed resources to train and assess carers. These resources, known as Shared Livesand Step by Step, are regularly reviewed and updated to ensure they effectively meet the contemporary needs of the sector. Versions of these tools are used in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and NSW. Throughout 2019, ACWA has […]

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Assessing for Permanency: Parent Assessment for Restoration Tool Now Available

ACWA’s Step by Step family continues to grow, with the release of our Parent Assessment Tool for use in Restoration Assessments following a nine month pilot program. The Step by Step Parent Assessment for Restoration Tool has been informed by the Wilkins and Farmer (2015) Evidence-Informed Framework for Return Home Practice1, and consists of: A Manual for […]

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Transitioning from OOHC: Professional Development Workshops With Iain Matheson

August’s Homestretch Symposium in Sydney highlighted the critical importance of transitioning from out-of-home care (OOHC) across both Australia and New Zealand, and the need for us all, whatever our roles and involvement, to strive for better outcomes. Being offered in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland, these two one-day professional development workshops span transition preparation, extended care, relationship-based support, and accommodation. They […]

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Last Chance for RPL 2019: Diploma of Leadership and Management

Use Your Previous Skills and Experience to Get Qualified CCWT will be holding the last of our 2019 three-day Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) RPL workshops in Sydney during September and October, and in Canberra during November and December. This course is customised for managers and coordinators in the community sector who are looking to convert their […]

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