CCWT Training Heading to Regional NSW This July

July is packed with wonderful CCWT training opportunities across NSW. Whether you are based near Albury or Wagga, Moruya, Canberra, Tamworth or Coffs Harbour, CCWT has got something coming your way, so make sure to check it out!

July Courses: Regional NSW

Uncomfortable Conversations: How to Talk about the Elephant in the Room
Date: 19 July
Venue: Moruya
Presenter: Saul Nightingale
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 practice frameworks to engage effectively in uncomfortable conversations.

Staying Current in Child Protection
Date: 20 July
Venue: Coffs Harbour
Presenter: Stacey McDonald
Target Group: Staff who have previously completed Identify and Respond training, those who are new to NSW and needing to learn about NSW legislation, and supervisors of Mandatory Reporters

A refresher for staff who have previously completed the two day Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk. Also customised for workplaces so staff can reflect and build on their current child protection policies and practice.

Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop
Date: 20, 21 July
Venue: Wagga Wagga
Presenter: Gillian Brannigan
Target Group: Open

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

Workflow and Time Management
Date: 21 July
Venue: Campbelltown
Presenter: Monica Lamelas
Target Group: Open

Explore key patterns and habits, and develop effective strategies to achieve personal self-management of everyday pressures and tasks.

Professional Supervision: How and Why?
Date: 25, 26 July
Venue: Albury
Presenter: Judi Apte
Target Group: Managers, service coordinators, team leaders, experienced practitioners

Supervision can be more than a ‘quick fix’. We will explore the framework of four functions of supervision (accountability, support, development and mediation) and how to establish and lead effective supervision.

Complex Trauma and Mental Health 
Date: 26, 27 July
Venue: Canberra
Presenter: Philip Hilder
Target Group: Experienced workers providing counselling services

Complex developmental trauma is the trauma of childhood neglect, physical and sexual assault, and exposure to family and community violence. This training explores mindful, strengths-based and creative counselling for transformation and recovery.

Adolescent Risk Taking
Date: 27 July
Venue: Tamworth
Presenter: Peter Slattery
Target Group: Anyone working with young people, youth workers, police, teachers, counsellors

Find out what the latest research is telling us about what drives teenagers; take a good look at the social changes that have taken place in just the last 10 years. Then see what this all means for developing really practical policies, programs and strategies to help keep young people safe.

July Courses: Sydney

Lateral Violence
Date: 19 July
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Mel Brown
Target Group: Anyone providing any type of support services to clients

This workshop aims to explore the behaviours related to lateral violence and the impact on individuals, families, communities and organisations. Participants will engage in a personal journey to understand lateral violent behaviours and be encouraged to create strategies in reducing and managing lateral violence in their own work and personal lives.

Understanding the Perpetrator of Domestic Violence
Date: 20 July
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Mel Brown
Target Group: Anyone working with perpetrators of domestic violence

In this training we will explore the origin of the perpetrators destructive behaviours and what opportunities we have to transform these behaviours in the early stages.

School Yard Bullying: New Ways of Working with Old Problems
Date: 20, 21 July
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Ray Medhora
Target Group: Teachers, family workers, social workers, case managers, child and youth workers, student counsellors, counsellors/therapists, parents and parent workers

Faced with bullying problems? Some of the hardest issues we deal with as workers and parents include managing bullying situations. This course provides systemic understanding of bullying and new interventions.

Managing Difficult Calls
Date: 20 July
Venue: Sydney (Salvation Army)
Presenter: David Cherry
Target Group: Anyone who may have to manage difficult telephone calls

The course will provide participants with simple, practical tips, ideas and strategies for managing a range of difficult calls. Self care will also be discussed.

Managing Counter-Productive Workplace Behaviours
Date: 21 July
Venue: Sydney (Salvation Army)
Presenter: David Cherry
Target Group: This workshop is principally aimed at managers and supervisors but will be useful to anyone who wants to extend their understanding of others as well as of themselves

This course will help managers and supervisors to explore difficult behaviours that can occur in the workplace. It will also help them manage difficult workplace behaviour when it does occur.

If you would like a training package tailored to the needs of your team, contact CCWT’s In-House department at In the meantime, don’t forget to regularly visit CCWT’s website to find courses that are just right for you and your organisation.