ACWA is seeking the views of our member agencies ahead of the introduction of the Permanency Support Program (PSP). Commencing from 1 October 2017, FACS will be implementing a wide range of changes to the child protection and out-of-home care sector. The name for these changes is the Permanency Support Program (PSP), which was announced […]
ACWA’s Best Practice Unit is hosting a Client and Performance Outcomes on Wednesday, October 4 at our Haymarket office. This all-day event will be an invaluable and practical day to help member agencies grapple with the implications of the shift to outcomes-based practice and contracting for outcomes. Register by September 29.
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has described moves by the NSW Labor Opposition to introduce legislation that would require non-government (NGO) out-of-home care contracts be investigated by the Auditor General as an unacceptable attack on the integrity of charities that continue to work tirelessly to support the community’s youngest and most vulnerable. Opposition […]
UNSW is offering scholarship opportunities for PhD research on a range of projects including ‘Promoting resilient outcomes for children in state care and beyond’, an area of particular interest for the sector. Apply by July 20.
The Office of Widening Participation’s 2017 afterschool workshop support program for students in out-of-home care and care leavers will be operating again from next week. Boost Club is developed and provided for students (15+) who are interested in higher education and want assistance to build the knowledge and capacity to achieve their educational aspirations. Workshops will […]