Events and Forums

Assessing Parental Capacity and Working With Parents Forum: A Wrap-Up

ACWA’s Best Practice Unit (BPU) hosted a two-day forum examining best practice for working with families and issues involved in the assessment of parental capacity in April. Held at the Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP) premises in Sydney, the event attracted around 70 managers and team leaders from out-of-home care […]

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ACWA PSP Workshop Series 2018: Developing Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidelines in Line With the Permanency Support Program

As part of the Permanency Support Program (PSP) transition process, many agencies are reviewing their policies, procedures and practice guidelines. To assist in this process, ACWA is convening a practical workshop series focused on this development work to reflect the PSP reform. The purpose of these workshops is to support agencies in the development or […]

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Upcoming Event Schedule

Regular Events

ACWA Conference

ACWA's biennial conference is the longest running child and family conference in Australasia.

Foster Care Week

Foster Care Week aims to celebrate and acknowledge the work of NSW's foster carers.

Best Practice Forums

The ACWA Best Practice Forum is used for strategic sector capacity building.

Transition to Independence Forum

The Transition to Independence Forum provides the opportunity for a variety of service providers to meet and discuss issues relevant to their workplace.

Out-of-Home-Care Forums

ACWA’s Out-Of-Home Care Forums provide an opportunity for practitioners in service delivery to examine OOHC issues, discuss key areas of common interest and concern and to network with other care providers.

Research Forums

As part of our research activities, ACWA convenes a Research Forum