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) is a Registered Training Organisation which 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 provides both calendar and in-house training as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.
ACWA Conference 2018
20th – 22nd August
Amazing … Exhausting … Inspiring … These are just some of the words used to describe the three-day workshop Igniting Brains for Leadership led by dynamic executive coach Maryanne Perry. Using the latest in neuroscience research, participants explore new tools to enable them to make confident decisions and create confidence in them. “Understanding how our […]Read more
Practitioners are invited to view Dr Chris Bellonci’s presentation from ACWA’s recent webinar on the rational use of psychotropic medications with youth in ITC settings. During his presentation, Dr Bellonci discussed current patterns of medication use and the opportunity to use residential stays as a setting for thoughtful medication reassessment. Participants got the chance to develop […]Read more
Assessing parenting capacity and working with parents’ two day event has been designed to support ACWA members in their work under the PSP. This event follows on from the first BPU focused forum in February 2017 and continues our focus issues related to restoration, working with parents and parenting capacity. Below is a compilation of […]Read more