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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Take Advantage of CCWT’s Professional Development Opportunities

CCWT offers a wide range of training topics to support the professional development of welfare sector workers. Whether you are new to the sector or have years of experience behind you, we guarantee that we have a workshop for you! Here’s what CCWT has on the calendar for October: A Manager’s Guide to Suicide Response […]

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What’s on Offer at CCWT?

CCWT is introducing the brand new workshop this September – Voice Your Choice – Supported Decision Making Training for Workers – aimed at upskilling and empowering caseworkers to help young people with disability transition from care. We are delighted to have CREATE Foundation on board to deliver this half-day course. If on the other hand […]

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Talking With Kids About Tricky Topics

Why is mummy in jail? Is my daddy sick because he did those things to us? Why did daddy hit mummy? Why wasn’t mummy able to take care of us? Why hasn’t daddy come to contact visits? When will I be able to go home? Children who have had difficult life experiences have many questions […]

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Responding to Sexual Assault Against People With Intellectual Disability

Statistics show that people with disability, and primarily people with intellectual disability, are at a higher risk of experiencing sexual assault then their peers. People with Disability Australia Training Manager Mel Harrison writes about her upcoming one-day CCWT workshop aimed at equipping services to effectively support people with intellectual disability who have experienced sexual assault. It […]

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