ACWA’s Acting CEO Dr Wendy Foote reflects on changes announced by PwC Australia to its parental leave policy this week that will support staff members who are foster and kinship carers: An interesting development has taken place in corporate Australia this week, with accounting giant PwC unveiling details of its new HR policy that aims […]
ACWA has welcomed changes by PwC Australia to its parental leave policy that will support staff who are foster and kinship carers.The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
ACWA’s Best Practice Unit (BPU) is hosting a Client and Performance Outcomes Day on Wednesday, October 4 at our Haymarket office. This 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. The overall theme of this special BPU event is: […]
How Do We See What We’re Looking At? Some Thoughts on Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Out-of-Home Care
The symptoms of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children who are placed in out-of-home care can often go unnoticed. Clinical psychologist and CCWT presenter Dr Brendan New provides valuable insight into how caseworkers can recognise the signs and respond accordingly : It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. (Thoreau) It […]
CCWT’s October training schedule is bursting with learning and development opportunities for sector professionals eager to boost their skills and enhance their practice knowledge: Mental Health: A Recovery Approach Date: 16, 17 October Venue: Sydney Presenter: Mandy Marsters Target Group: Workers, including managers and supervisors who come into contact with mental health consumers, their family, […]