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 the name of ACWA’s learning and development arm. CCWT been operating as a Registered Training Organisation for more than 20 years, delivering quality, cost effective training that is tailored to meet the needs of the NSW community services workforce, particularly those working with vulnerable children, young people and families.
CCWT provides both short courses and in-house training, as well as specialised programs, coaching and supervision.
Looking for professional development? Search the Key Learning Areas to find our latest CCWT short course dates. Not sure where to start? Take a look at our Essential Courses page or use our Plan Your Learning tool. CCWT is here to help you with your professional learning and development needs. If you have any questions, please don’t […]Read more
ACWA has welcomed a fresh face to our Board, with the election of Narang Bir-rong’s CEO, Heidi Bradshaw. The Board election results were declared at ACWA’s 2021 Annual General Meeting, held on November 4. The other two Board positions up for election were filled by returning directors, Dr Lisa Griffiths (OzChild) and Dr Robyn Miller […]Read more
Looking for professional development in the next three months? Search the Key Learning Areas below to find a course that suits your needs. CCWT is here to help you with your professional learning and development needs. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our team on 02 9281 8822 or email us: email@example.comRead more
Welcome to our latest What’s New at ACWA newsletter for 2021. Unfortunately, many of us currently find ourselves in ‘lock down’, dealing with the challenges of delivering services to vulnerable children, young people and families during a major COVID-19 outbreak. ACWA has been busy advocating in relation to COVID-19 issues as well as progressing a […]Read more
With the release of the second Active Kids voucher fast approaching (July 1, 2021), ACWA is eager to remind NGO caseworkers and support staff how easy it is to get the children and young people you are working with involved in sport, recreation and creative pursuits currently available through the NSW Government’s Active Kids and […]Read more