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
ACWA has commenced work on a project aimed at establishing a national policy focus on kinship care. Background The use of kinship care for statutory child protection placements in Australia is burgeoning. The latest national AIHW figures (June 2017) reveal 47 percent of children living in out-of-home care were in kinship/relative care. ACWA is concerned […]Read more
CCWT has introduced two schemes that can help streamline your training booking and invoicing processes, and offer discounts as well! CCWT Membership Organisations or individuals who frequently attend our courses throughout the year have the opportunity to become a CCWT Member. Membership offers discounts for most CCWT courses, as well as a discount on the […]Read more
In a study on workplace learning just released by LinkedIn, leadership was identified as the most important skill for employees to learn. This was closely followed by communication and collaboration. The report identifies that “the pace of change is fuelling demand for adaptable, critical thinkers, communicators and leaders”. ACWA’s Community Leadership Program (CLP) is designed […]Read more