CCWT: Your Professional Development Experts

Whether you are in need of a customised training program for your organisation or would like to attend one of our public workshops, CCWT is here for you.

Our workshops have been developed with a focus on the welfare sector and the needs of its professional workforce. We regularly consult the sector to ensure that we follow the best practice standards and provide training solutions of the highest quality.

Take a look at our website to find a workshop that’s just right for you or your organisation. But in the meantime, here’s a quick snapshot of what CCWT has coming in August:

OOHC Development Centre – Residential Care Workers
Date: 3 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Terry Georgeson
Target Group: Residential care workers at all levels of experience

At the OOHC Development Centre your skills will be recognised and you will receive an Individual Development Plan to guide your future work related learning.

Case Management Masterclass
Date: 4 August 2017
Venue: Merimbula
Presenter: Grace Leotta
Target Group: Experienced caseworkers 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.

Mindful Leadership
Date: 4 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Mary Jo McVeigh
Target Group: Professionals in leadership or management positions

Mindfulness increases a leader’s capacity to think with clarity, act with compassion and speak with gentle authority. In this course, we will reflect on four essential elements of mindful leadership: body and breath, thought patterns, emotional regulation and actions.

From Talk to Action, Measuring Outcomes for Success
Date: 4 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Beth Stockton
Target Group: This training is for any organisation or government department interested in measuring outcomes

This workshop provides an introduction to the Results Based Accountability framework for planning positive, measurable outcomes for communities and for program level evaluation and continuous quality improvement.

Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behaviour in Adolescents
Date: 7, 8 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Phil Nunn
Target Group: Teachers, youth workers, counsellors, and anyone who works with challenging behaviour

Explore challenging behaviours and the mental health diagnoses frequently encountered by those working with ‘at risk’ young people. Learn to understand and support young people with challenging behaviours.

Public Speaking and Presenting Skills Masterclass
Date: 7 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Lane Blume
Target Group: Experienced presenters

An opportunity for experienced public speakers/presenters to share and enhance their skills and techniques to become more focused, flexible, engaging and professional.

Accidental Counsellor: 2 Day CCWT Workshop
Date: 8, 9 August 2017
Venue: Maitland
Presenter: Gillian Brannigan
Target Group: Open

In this participative and practical workshop, build skills, confidence and frameworks to respond effectively to people experiencing difficulties and emotional distress, whilst remaining attentive to self-care

Working with Birth Parents and Families
Date: 8 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Rita Daher
Target Group: OOHC sector employees working with children and young people in care and their birth families

Build your skills and develop strategies for working with birth families in OOHC, using a strengths-based and risk management approach.

Cultural Intelligence
Date: 8 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: SJ O’Neill
Target Group: Workers, managers in the community services sector

Discover and master the three vital skills of Cultural Intelligence to help you succeed when working across cultures with clients, colleagues and communities. Develop trust, credibility and strong professional relationships more efficiently and enjoyably. This advanced workshop provides you with a toolkit for recognising the cultural differences that matter most.

Office Ergonomics for Employers (Train-the-Trainer)
Date: 9 August 2017 (1/2 day)
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Dorle Minikin
Target Group: This training is designed and recommended for team leaders, Health and Safety Representatives or RTW Coordinators who would like to be able to conduct workstation assessments for their workers to ensure they are set up ergonomically, to prevent injuries and to maximise their comfort and wellbeing

This is a Train-the-Trainer type of training with a significant practical component, enabling participants to independently conduct an Ergonomic Assessment to maximise their workers’ health and safety through correct workstation set up.

Out-of-Home Care Fundamentals
Date: 10, 11 August 2017
Venue: Sydney
Presenter: Terry Georgeson
Target Group: Caseworkers and team leaders who are new to the out-of-home care sector

A practical introduction to essential principles that underpin working with children and young people in out-of-home care.