Association of Children's Welfare Agencies

The Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is the NSW non-government peak body representing the voice of community organisations working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.

We work with our members, partners, government and non-government agencies and other peak bodies to bring about positive systemic reform that will deliver better outcomes to the lives of children and young people, including those living in out-of-home care.

Centre for Community Welfare Training

The Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) provides cost effective and accessible training opportunities for people working across the community welfare sector in NSW, in particular those working with vulnerable children, young people and families. CCWT is the training arm of the Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA), a Registered Training Organisation.

CCWT provides both short courses and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.

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CCWT Upcoming Short Courses 2021

Looking for professional development in the next three months? Search the Key Learning Areas below to find a course that suits your needs. CCWT is here to help you with your professional learning and development needs. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our team on 02 9281 8822 or email us: ccwt@ccwt.edu.au

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ACWA’s Community Leadership Program is back for 2021

We’re excited to confirm that we are now taking enrolments for ACWA’s Community Leadership Program for 2021. Designed to unlock leadership potential within middle managers and team leaders, the Community Leadership Program is a transformative journey comprising workshops on adaptive leadership, team leader profiling, coaching and neuroscience, as well as webinars, a workplace project and individual […]

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ACWA Pre-Budget Submission 2021-2022

ACWA is pleased to present our Pre-Budget Submission 2021-2022, which captures a range of critical sector issues that ACWA is focusing our attention on this year, and reflects our genuine desire for greater efficiency within the service system. Download your copy here:

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NSW Budget: ACWA Welcomes Early Intervention Dollars

The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s continued investment in initiatives aimed at supporting the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable children and families, as announced in the NSW State Budget. ACWA CEO, Steve Kinmond, said ACWA is particularly pleased to see the government maintain its ongoing commitment to funding critical family support and preservation programs that seek to strengthen the capacity of parents to safely care […]

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