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 […]

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October Training Opportunities at CCWT

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, […]

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Upcoming Regional Training

CCWT is heading to regional NSW this October to deliver a variety of training opportunities. Check out the following: Applying a Trauma Informed Approach Date: 12 October Venue: Newcastle Presenter: Mirna Tarabay Target Group: Open Learn about the impacts of trauma, particularly complex trauma, and discuss strategies to work more effectively with trauma survivors, including […]

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Shared Lives 2017 is Ready to Roll

After eight months of development and piloting, ACWA is delighted to announce the new ‘Shared Lives’ carer training package is all set to go. ACWA and FACS have worked together to revise the training package to create a new two-part structure that incorporates the latest research on understanding developmental trauma and repair parenting. It also includes […]

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