Shared Lives 2017 is Ready to Roll

After eight months of development and piloting, ACWA is delighted to announce the new ‘Shared Lives’ carer training package is all set to go. ACWA and FACS have worked together to revise the training package to create a new two-part structure that incorporates the latest research on understanding developmental trauma and repair parenting. It also includes […]

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What’s on Offer at CCWT?

CCWT is introducing the brand new workshop this September – Voice Your Choice – Supported Decision Making Training for Workers – aimed at upskilling and empowering caseworkers to help young people with disability transition from care. We are delighted to have CREATE Foundation on board to deliver this half-day course. If on the other hand […]

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Igniting Brains for Leadership

Amazing … Exhausting … Inspiring … These are just some of the words participants currently undertaking ACWA’s Community Leadership Program (CLP) have used to described the latest session in their nine-month leadership and development journey. The three-day Igniting Brains for Leadership workshop, led by dynamic executive coach Maryanne Perry, proved to be an informative and […]

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Talking With Kids About Tricky Topics

Why is mummy in jail? Is my daddy sick because he did those things to us? Why did daddy hit mummy? Why wasn’t mummy able to take care of us? Why hasn’t daddy come to contact visits? When will I be able to go home? Children who have had difficult life experiences have many questions […]

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