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.
If you are booking into face-to-face training please read our COVID-19 safety protocols before attending.
Online safety resources for carers and children & young people in care
ACWA is pleased to announce the completion of its national project – funded by an online safety grant from the eSafety Commissioner – to co-design and develop resources aimed at raising awareness of online safety among children and young people in care and their caregivers. The resources include a series of short videos for children […]Read more
COVID-19 Sector Information Hub
Amid the evolving COVID-19 situation, ACWA has compiled the following links to information, advice and resources that are specific to our sector. We will be regularly updating this page as new information comes to hand. Department of Communities and Justice Information The COVID-19 Guidelines for Residential Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) Settings and Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) […]Read more
Vale Morri Young
We are very sad to announce the recent passing of Morri Young OAM, CEO of ACWA from 1986 to 1997 and one of our strongest supporters thereafter. Morri began his a career as a social worker in the child protection system, with the then Department of Community Services (DOCS). He became known for his passionate […]Read more