CCWT Training for Regional NSW

Are you looking for training opportunities outside of the Sydney metropolitan area? Then check out the great workshops CCWT has scheduled in regional areas around NSW. Whether you are based in Albury, Merimbula, Maitland, Tamworth or Dubbo, we’ve got training coming your way!

Upcoming workshops

Dementia and Communication – Going into their Space
Date: 8 May 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Beate Steller
Target Group: Anyone working with people who have dementia e.g. Alzheimer’s disease

Learn creative ways to address communication changes that come with dementia and discover new understandings of their communication needs.

Facilitating Emotionally Charged Groups
Date: 8, 9 May 2017
Venue: Merimbula
Presenter: Saul Nightingale
Target Group: Trainers and group facilitators

Increase yours skills and confidence in planning for, recognising and responding to highly charged, emotional and volatile training/group facilitation settings.

Affidavit and Report Writing and Giving Evidence in Children’s Court for NGOs
Date: 9 May 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Dominic Cudmore
Target Group: All OOHC professionals including case workers and managers

This course focuses on writing Court Reports (Supervision and Suitability of Placement Reports), and Affidavit writing for s90 Significant Change of Circumstance Hearings. Giving evidence focuses on protocols and stages for giving evidence in Court with an emphasis on self care and seeking appropriate support.

Prerequisite: Participants must have completed Legal Issues course or have previous experience in the Children’s Court context.

Diploma of Leadership and Management Get Recognised Workshop
Date: 10, 11 May & 14 June 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Lesley Furneaux-Cook
Target Group: Managers, supervisors, coordinators and team leaders with at least one year’s experience

Demonstrate your skills and knowledge in an interactive environment and gain the BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management. Some work will be required outside of the workshop.

For more details contact Lesley Furneaux-Cook at or 02 9281 8822.

Introduction to Existential Practice
Date: 12 May 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Maya Floyd
Target Group: Counsellors, social workers, psychologists, and therapists

Explore the philosophy of existence through the topics of death, freedom, responsibility, anxiety, meaning and authenticity, and how to use that exploration to bring another dimension to our therapeutic and counselling approach.

Case Worker Training – Working with Young People
Date: 12 May 2017 (0.5 day)
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: CREATE Foundation
Target Group: Case workers, youth workers, social workers, support workers

CREATE case worker training is facilitated by CREATE staff and young consultants. The aim of this training is to build the knowledge and skills of case workers and social workers so they can better understand the needs of young people in care. It also helps them engage in a positive and constructive way in case planning and case support.

Effective Casework and Case Management
Date: 15, 16 May 2017
Venue: Campbelltown
Presenter: Grace Leotta
Target Group: Case managers and support workers

Learn the fundamentals of quality case management, and develop essential skills and strategies in key aspects of strengths-based and person-centred case management.

Public Speaking and Presenting Skills
Date: 15, 16 May 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Lane Blume
Target Group: Anyone who gives public talks/presentations about their service or program, provides in-service training to staff, or presents information and ideas to different groups

Learn practical tools and techniques to help you develop your presentation and facilitation skills and gain confidence as a presenter.

Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change: 2 Day Regional
Date: 16, 17 May 2017
Venue: Maitland
Presenter: Alison Bell
Target Group: Alcohol and other drug workers, mental health workers, health practitioners, community sector workers

Motivational interviewing is a person-centred, evidence-based approach aimed at decreasing resistance and increasing the possibility of change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion.

Uncomfortable Conversations: How to Talk about the Elephant in the Room
Date: 17 May 2017
Venue: Tamworth
Presenter: Gillian Brannigan
Target Group: Open

Develop awareness of the emotional triggers for yourself and others during uncomfortable conversations and reflect on how to bridge the gap between current behaviour and successful outcomes. Explore and practise frameworks to engage effectively in uncomfortable conversations.

Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop
Date: 17, 18 May 2017
Venue: Dubbo
Presenter: Keara Byrne
Target Group: Open

Build skills, confidence and frameworks to respond effectively to people experiencing difficulties and emotional distress, whilst remaining attentive to self care in this participative and practical workshop.

Case Management Masterclass
Date: 18 May 2017
Venue: Albury
Presenter: Grace Leotta
Target Group: Experienced case workers and case managers

Hone your case management skills, learn about contemporary approaches, best practice elements, and successful responses to complexity, and how to use them in your work.

Don’t forget to regularly visit CCWT’s website or check out our training handbook to find courses that are just right for you or your organisation.