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May 2019

Child Inclusive Mediation and Counselling (CIMC)

May 8, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 3, 2019

Child Inclusive Mediation & Counselling (CIMC) is an evidence based intervention for separated parents in dispute, designed to support and powerfully realign co-parenting, by focusing on the experiences of their children. The work combines skillful developmental consultation with children, and strategic, therapeutic feedback conversations with their parents, within a mediation or counselling process, in court or community based services. Child Inclusion is a powerful intervention with proven potential to support co-parenting and children’s adjustment pathways after separation. This online course…

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Young Children in Divorce and Separation (YCIDS)

May 9, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 11, 2019

The online education program for separated parents of young children has been created by internationally acclaimed child psychologist, researcher and author in the divorce and family trauma field, Professor Jennifer McIntosh. YCIDS provides information about early development and about co-parenting an infant or young child and targets the important developmental considerations for parents. The YCIDS program is suitable for parents making decisions about post-separation parenting themselves, or for mediators, counsellors, lawyers or others assisting parents in this process. The YCIDS…

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Conflict and Choice

May 24, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

"Conflict and Choice" is a useful online educational tool for separating parents, pre-mediation. The 20 minute award-winning short film is a powerful dramatisation of the pathways that two families took through dispute resolution: court, and child inclusive mediation. As we watch Anna and her parents arrive at a child centred resolution, the transforming possibilities of the child inclusive pathway become clear. Written by the Children in Focus Team, Produced by COMET and Directed by award winning Director, Nancy Black.

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Child Inclusive Clinical Demonstration

May 29, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

The online film, "Child Inclusive Clinical Demonstration" features extracts from children's interviews in two cases. Professor Jennifer McIntosh interviews Nicholas and his sister Grace, aged 9 and 13 respectively, and Anna. These scenarios demonstrate the use of multiple tools for enabling children of various ages to tell their story of parental separation. The film also features extracts of a feedback conversation conducted with Anna's parents in the course of their mediation.

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December 2019

FRSA Webinar – Continuing the conversation: Prioritising the safety and wellbeing of children in Australia

December 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEDT

  The National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children, which was endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments in April 2009, reaches the end of its life in 2020. Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children remains, of course, an ongoing challenge and a responsibility for family and relationship – and other –services, and for the broader community. How can we best ensure the safety and wellbeing of our children? What should a future national framework look like? FRSA hosted…

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June 2020

Moving Online – Safe and Engaging Practice

June 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

The ‘Moving Online – Safe and Engaging Practice’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training that unpacks the actions that organisations need to take to ensure their move to online service delivery is safe for children. This includes ensuring they meet their obligations under state and federal Government Child Safe Standards and Principles. This training will explore engagement skills and strategies, and how to adapt their child safety focus to remote service delivery. What is virtual classroom training? Virtual classroom training…

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The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape

June 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

‘The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program which aims to provide a high-level overview of the main pieces of child safety related legislation for organisations that work or engage with children and young people across the country. What is virtual classroom training? Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online…

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Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change

June 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

'Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change' is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that examines the importance of child safety at every level. It aims to help participants develop an understanding of the tools used to assess their organisation’s maturity on a child safety spectrum. Our facilitators will take attendees through the journey of a child safety officer, examine different operating structures and present tools to help plan a longer-term strategy. This virtual training program works well in…

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Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

June 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

‘Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that aims to provide participants with a clear understanding of the Australian child safety context. It aims to provide a practical understanding of the requirements and indicators of the National Principles through a range of interactive activities and shared stories. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and…

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Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse

June 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

‘Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training that aims to help participants understand the various forms of child abuse and neglect. This includes, identifying the signs and indicators of child abuse and how to gain confidence in responding to and reporting any concerns about a child’s safety. The training provides an overview of the legislative context around child safety and mandatory reporting at an introductory level. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is…

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Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

June 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

‘Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that aims to provide participants with a clear understanding of the Australian child safety context. It aims to provide a practical understanding of the requirements and indicators of the National Principles through a range of interactive activities and shared stories. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and…

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Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse

June 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

‘Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training that aims to help participants understand the various forms of child abuse and neglect. This includes, identifying the signs and indicators of child abuse and how to gain confidence in responding to and reporting any concerns about a child’s safety. The training provides an overview of the legislative context around child safety and mandatory reporting at an introductory level. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is…

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Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change

June 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

'Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change' is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that examines the importance of child safety at every level. It aims to help participants develop an understanding of the tools used to assess their organisation’s maturity on a child safety spectrum. Our facilitators will take attendees through the journey of a child safety officer, examine different operating structures and present tools to help plan a longer-term strategy. This virtual training program works well in…

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The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape

June 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

‘The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program which aims to provide a high-level overview of the main pieces of child safety related legislation for organisations that work or engage with children and young people across the country. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online…

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July 2020

The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape

July 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

‘The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program which aims to provide a high-level overview of the main pieces of child safety related legislation for organisations that work or engage with children and young people across the country. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online…

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Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change

July 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
$121

'Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change' is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that examines the importance of child safety at every level. It aims to help participants develop an understanding of the tools used to assess their organisation’s maturity on a child safety spectrum. Our facilitators will take attendees through the journey of a child safety officer, examine different operating structures and present tools to help plan a longer-term strategy. This virtual training program works well in…

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Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

July 9, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

‘Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that aims to provide participants with a clear understanding of the Australian child safety context. It aims to provide a practical understanding of the requirements and indicators of the National Principles through a range of interactive activities and shared stories. What is virtual classroom training? Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and…

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Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse

July 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

‘Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training that aims to help participants understand the various forms of child abuse and neglect. This includes, identifying the signs and indicators of child abuse and how to gain confidence in responding to and reporting any concerns about a child’s safety. The training provides an overview of the legislative context around child safety and mandatory reporting at an introductory level. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is…

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Online Workshop: Vicarious Trauma

July 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST
$200

Psychological trauma can occur when a person is not able to cope with a distressing or overwhelming event, or process the emotions involved with their experiences. Professionals including clinicians, frontline staff, supervisors and managers can experience vicarious trauma as a result of hearing about another person’s trauma and witnessing their associated distress. Over time, this work-related exposure to clients’ trauma can have a significant impact on professionals’ wellbeing. This workshop will explore different types of trauma and how they can…

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Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

July 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

‘Understanding the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that aims to provide participants with a clear understanding of the Australian child safety context. It aims to provide a practical understanding of the requirements and indicators of the National Principles through a range of interactive activities and shared stories. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and…

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Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse

July 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

‘Recognising and Responding to Child Abuse’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training that aims to help participants understand the various forms of child abuse and neglect. This includes, identifying the signs and indicators of child abuse and how to gain confidence in responding to and reporting any concerns about a child’s safety. The training provides an overview of the legislative context around child safety and mandatory reporting at an introductory level. What is virtual classroom training? Virtual classroom training is…

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Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change

July 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
$121

'Building a child safeguarding culture and influencing change' is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program that examines the importance of child safety at every level. It aims to help participants develop an understanding of the tools used to assess their organisation’s maturity on a child safety spectrum. Our facilitators will take attendees through the journey of a child safety officer, examine different operating structures and present tools to help plan a longer-term strategy. This virtual training program works well in…

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The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape

July 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$121

‘The Australian Child Safety Legislative Landscape’ is a 2-hour virtual classroom training program which aims to provide a high-level overview of the main pieces of child safety related legislation for organisations that work or engage with children and young people across the country. What is virtual classroom training?  Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online…

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September 2020

Online Workshop: Managing Challenging Behaviours

September 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST
$200

Learn strategies to diffuse difficult situations, manage intense emotions, and move towards positive solutions. Everyone gets frustrated or angry on occasion, particularly when they are under pressure. Most people deal with their anger and frustrations in ways that are socially acceptable and appropriate. Other people however, may deal with their anger and other strong emotions in unhelpful ways that do not lead to a resolution. They may even make the situation worse. In this workshop, we will discuss and practice…

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October 2020

Online Workshop: Introduction to Couple Therapy

October 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm AEDT
$350

Enhance your knowledge for working effectively in the emotionally-charged field of couple therapy. This stand-alone workshop introduces an integrated therapeutic framework for working with couples in counselling or therapy, including how to work within the context of a couple relationship when only one partner is present. Workshop concepts assimilate Neurobiology, Psychodynamic, Systemic and Integrated Behavioural Marital theories, and are illustrated using a combination of case examples, DVD demonstrations and presentation slides. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share…

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Webinar: Healthy Relationships for Families, Communities and Workplaces

October 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$75

Join our interactive webinar and gain knowledge, practical advice, and strategies to build healthy relationships in your family, community and workplace. From prevention to intervention, we will discuss how healthy relationships can impact on family and domestic violence in Australia. We will also talk about the impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and share strategies to help you manage any relationship challenges that you may be experiencing during this difficult time. Topics include: Building healthy relationships Understanding family…

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November 2020

Promoting the safety of children and young people with disability

November 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
$55

Children with disability have a nearly four times higher risk of experiencing abuse than their non-disabled peers. (AIFS 2017) It is therefore, crucial that organisations that work or engage with children and young people with disability make sure that their safety and wellbeing is prioritised. The National Principles for Child Safe Organisations (Principles) highlight the need for a child safety mindset that is inclusive and respectful of children and young people with different, and that this is integrated throughout organisations.…

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Online Workshop: Professional Boundaries in Therapeutic Work

November 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm AEDT
$200

Maintaining professional and personal boundaries can be challenging for social, community and health professionals who want to do everything possible to help clients. This workshop will explore the professional and personal boundaries of helping roles, why professionals need them and why it’s important for them to regularly reflect on their practice. Professional boundaries are the legal, ethical and organisational frameworks that protect both clients and workers from physical and emotional harm, and help to maintain a safe working environment. Maintaining…

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*NEW* Child Safety in Emergencies

November 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
$121

Child Wise specialises in advising organisations and communities on how they can provide a safe and empowering environment for children and young people. The 'Child Safety in Emergencies' is a 2-hour virtual classroom training designed to provide evidence-based information about planning for the physical and emotional safety and wellbeing of children and young people in an emergency response environment. What is virtual classroom training? Virtual classroom training is essentially a teaching and learning environment where participants can interact, communicate, view…

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Online Workshop: Vicarious Trauma

November 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm AEDT
$200

Psychological trauma can occur when a person is not able to cope with a distressing or overwhelming event, or process the emotions involved with their experiences. Professionals including clinicians, frontline staff, supervisors and managers can experience vicarious trauma as a result of hearing about another person’s trauma and witnessing their associated distress. Over time, this work-related exposure to clients’ trauma can have a significant impact on professionals’ wellbeing. This workshop will explore different types of trauma and how they can…

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January 2021

Webinar: Healthy Relationships for Families, Communities and Workplaces

January 27, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$50

Join our interactive webinar and gain knowledge, practical advice, and strategies to build healthy relationships in your family, community and workplace. From prevention to intervention, we will discuss how healthy relationships can impact on family and domestic violence in Australia. We will also talk about the impact that COVID-19 is having on our world and share strategies to help you manage any relationship challenges that you may be experiencing during this difficult time. Topics include: Building healthy relationships Understanding family…

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February 2021

Families and homelessness: Supporting parents and improving outcomes for children

February 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT

Homelessness is a significant social issue that affects many Australian families. When a family experiences homelessness, there can be negative and diverse consequences for the social and emotional wellbeing of any children involved. Evidence shows, however, that a positive parent–child relationship can provide a protective buffer against some of these impacts. It is important that practitioners working with families experiencing homelessness understand the impact this experience can have on parenting and provide appropriate support. By supporting parents to have a…

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Webinar: Managing Stress with Mindful-Compassion Art-Based Therapy

February 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT

Presented by Dr Andy H. Y. Ho, internationally renowned educator and psychologist, and Director of Research of the Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education. Health, allied health and mental health professionals are prone to burnout and compassion fatigue given the intense emotional and existential nature of their work. Previous research has provided strong evidence that supports the inclusion of art therapy within clinical supervision as a way of effectively reducing work-related stress and enhancing emotional health. Integrating…

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Webinar: Managing Stress with Mindful-Compassion Art-Based Therapy

February 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$50

Presented by Dr Andy H. Y. Ho, internationally renowned educator and psychologist, and Director of Research of the Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education.   Health, allied health and mental health professionals are prone to burnout and compassion fatigue given the intense emotional and existential nature of their work. Previous research has provided strong evidence that supports the inclusion of art therapy within clinical supervision as a way of effectively reducing work-related stress and enhancing emotional health.…

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Webinar: Humanistic Mediation and Viking Mediation – The French and Danish Approach to Family Mediation

February 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
$50

In this webinar, Greg Rooney will examine the culture of family mediation in France and Denmark with a focus on the Humanistic Mediation approach (France) and the Viking Mediation approach (Denmark). He will explore how underneath these differing approaches is the challenge of dealing with the head and the heart and the "intellectual and emotional" - within mediation. Greg will outline this challenge and how it impacts on the role of the mediator, particularly when dealing with the complexity inherent…

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The digital divide and remote service delivery webinar

February 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT

COVID-19 has produced increasing demands on many child, family and community welfare services, including mental health and domestic violence. At the same time, due to restrictions, services have needed to shift to remote service delivery, which has exposed inequities in community levels of digital access and literacy. This webinar will explore the digital divide and its impact on the remote delivery of child, family and community welfare services.   Presenters: Jo Barraket, Director, Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne University Annette…

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March 2021

ANROWS National Research Conference on violence against women

March 1, 2021 - March 5, 2021
$150

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) will explore how policymakers, practice designers and practitioners are using evidence to understand, respond to and prevent violence against women and their children. ANROWS welcomes you to attend Australia’s National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children. Spread over five days, the ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children, “Evidence in Action”, will offer insights from women with lived expertise, researchers, policymakers, practice designers and practitioners…

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2021 Communities for Children Conference

March 2, 2021 - March 3, 2021

The Communities for Children Conference is a two-day professional development and capacity building opportunity which will include leading International and National keynote speakers and State presenters providing interactive learning workshops. The 2021 conference theme is ‘Transitions’ and aims to examine critical points in child development, opportunities for improving engagement and the changes needed in community service systems to work together for child, family and community wellbeing. This conference is a part of Anglicare’s facilitation of the Communities for Children initiative in Launceston and…

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Financial wellness webinar

March 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT

Presented by Financial Wellness Workers from Anglicare, this webinar will help with information on : Accessing utility or telecommunication hardship programs Referrals to financial counsellors and other community supports Budgeting support Your financial rights Tools to assist money management Click here to download the flyer

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Online Workshop: Managing Challenging Behaviours

March 9, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
$220

Learn strategies to diffuse difficult situations, manage intense emotions, and move towards positive solutions. Everyone gets frustrated or angry on occasion, particularly when they are under pressure. Most people deal with their anger and frustrations in ways that are socially acceptable and appropriate. Other people however, may deal with their anger and other strong emotions in unhelpful ways that do not lead to a resolution. They may even make the situation worse. In this workshop, we will discuss and practice…

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Webinar: Trauma Recovery vs. Trauma Resolution – Increasing Options for Client Care

March 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am AEDT
$50

Generally, what is called "trauma therapy" consists primarily of processing or reviewing the trauma memories by the client in the hopes that resolving the distress of those memories will secure recovery. However, there is a large portion of traumatised individuals who either can not (because of fragility or instability) or do not want to (due to fear, financial constraints, personal preference) revisit the past. In those cases there have, to date, been few options available for those clients. In this…

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New frontiers in combatting child exploitation and abuse online

March 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
$99

Please note, the time advertised is according to AEDT. Can't attend the live event? Register and watch the recording in your own time. Child Wise is thrilled to announce our upcoming online panel discussion where you will have the opportunity to hear from a global panel of leading industry experts and have your questions answered about the rise of online child abuse, and what practical measures you can take to prevent it and protect your business. Reports of online child…

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April 2021

Webinar: Thrive – How to Optimise your Performance and Energy for Long Term Wellbeing

April 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm AEST
$50

This webinar outlines three key building blocks of resilience which centre on a simple formula for a balanced life: - how to maintain your physiology, - the choices you make each day - the mindset you adopt. Bill will help you identify the skills to navigate your day to day life for work, energy, success and happiness. Learning outcomes Understand the importance of physical health on wellbeing and building resilience. Recognise and take control of day to day demands to…

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Online Workshop: Professional Boundaries in Therapeutic Work

April 20, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Maintaining professional and personal boundaries can be challenging for social, community and health professionals who want to do everything possible to help clients. This workshop will explore the professional and personal boundaries of helping roles, why professionals need them and why it’s important for them to regularly reflect on their practice. Professional boundaries are the legal, ethical and organisational frameworks that protect both clients and workers from physical and emotional harm, and help to maintain a safe working environment. Maintaining…

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Challenging Behaviours in Daily Life Webinar

April 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

Understand behaviors and learn strategies to manage complex behaviors. This workshop will equip parents and carers with a better understanding of autism in children and help them to understand the function & purpose of everyday behaviors. This workshop will provide practical strategies to managing these complex behaviors in a variety of settings and will be useful for teachers and assistants to implement in the classroom. This workshop is suitable for parents, carers and professionals working with children on the spectrum.

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Online Workshop: Vicarious Trauma

April 21, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Psychological trauma can occur when a person is not able to cope with a distressing or overwhelming event, or process the emotions involved with their experiences. Professionals including clinicians, frontline staff, supervisors and managers can experience vicarious trauma as a result of hearing about another person’s trauma and witnessing their associated distress. Over time, this work-related exposure to clients’ trauma can have a significant impact on professionals’ wellbeing. This workshop will explore different types of trauma and how they can…

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May 2021

Online Workshop: Working With Dads

May 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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One event on August 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

$220

Gain knowledge, practical advice and strategies to engage dads and families in positive and effective ways. You’ll learn in depth about our fatherhood resources and professionals’ toolkit and, by the end of this workshop, will be able to: demonstrate an understanding of what makes dads important articulate the 7 different ways to be a dad demonstrate an awareness of dad-focused programs, research and work across Australia promote dads effectively support dads to create positive family relationships articulate how to maintain work and…

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Online Workshop: Attending Court and Writing Reports

May 6, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

This workshop introduces non-legal practitioners, such as psychologists, counsellors and social workers, to the requirements and legal obligations of writing court reports, attending court as a witness or support person, and your responsibilities to your clients. We will examine commonly-requested reports such as Parenting Reports, Child Assessments, Family Reports, and Intervention Order assessment reports. Consideration will be given to the laws which govern these reports, including the Family Law Act and the Children and Young Person’s Act. Learning outcomes By…

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Webinar: Constructive and Cooperative Conduct in Challenging Communications

May 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
$50

This webinar will help its participants to understand the elements of effective communication, recognise others and self in communication interactions, manage and understand conflict, operate constructively, and have cooperative interactions that lead to a shared positive outcome in challenging situations.   Learning outcomes Understand what effective communication looks like. Identify and understand origins of conflict. Explore the position of the ‘other’ and ‘self’ in difficult interactions. Learn conflict management styles and techniques.

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Online Workshop: Managing Stress and Resilience

May 24, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Learning outcomes By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: understand the types and sources of stress understand reactions to stress – physiological, psychological and behavioural recognise when you may be experiencing ‘negative’ stress apply strategies that you can use to manage your stress both at work and at home evaluate the relationship between performance and pressure develop strategies for ongoing self-care.

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June 2021

Child Inclusive Practice Forum 2021

June 7, 2021

The 2021 Child Inclusive Practice (CIP) Forum Expanding the lens: Child inclusion and vulnerable children gives us the chance to think how children’s lives intersect with decision making situations, when families can be quite lost and to hear children’s decisions when their voice can be lost. Voice of the child – hearing the child’s view, represent the developmental view/impact of the children. The Child Inclusive Practice (CIP) Forum is a biennial event that brings together mediators, social workers, psychologists and counsellors that…

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Online Workshop: Supporting Separated Families

June 7, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm AEST
$290

This workshop is designed for workers in community and health organisations and schools who regularly work with children, adolescents and/or their parents. When parents separate, it can be a difficult time for them and their children. It is normal for separating families to experience a range of strong emotions and families often need to adjust to new living arrangements. In this workshop, you will learn about the separation process, how it impacts on parents and children and how you can…

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Advancing partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations

June 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST

Cross-cultural partnerships are important for developing safe and effective services for families. However, many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service providers have had negative experiences of relationships that were incorrectly labelled as partnerships. This webinar will discuss strategies for creating genuine partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous organisations to support families. Specifically, it will: Provide an overview of the SNAICC partnership principles Share strategies for developing cultural competence and safety in service delivery Provide a case study…

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Webinar: How to Help Clients to Develop Awareness and Responsibility by Applying a GROW Coaching Model

June 16, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
$50

The GROW model of coaching offers a practical framework for working with clients or others with two powerful outcomes - increasing the level of awareness and increasing the level of perceived responsibility. In this session, we will outline the differences between coaching and other modalities of intervention, then describe the practical steps involved in applying the GROW model. We will cover a number of scenarios and examples specific to family dispute resolution (FDR) and describe possible responses that could be…

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July 2021

Online Workshop: The Casual Counsellor

July 13, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm AEST
$385

At some stage over their careers, many people will find themselves needing to support or help a colleague or a friend who is in difficult circumstances. Counselling skills can often assist in the management of the colleague or friend’s emotional response to an issue or event. Other situations where a person may need to be the “casual counsellor” include helping a staff member who is a direct report, helping a student or parent in an education setting or assisting a…

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August 2021

Online Workshop: Working With Dads

August 4, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

$220

Gain knowledge, practical advice and strategies to engage dads and families in positive and effective ways. You’ll learn in depth about our fatherhood resources and professionals’ toolkit and, by the end of this workshop, will be able to: demonstrate an understanding of what makes dads important articulate the 7 different ways to be a dad demonstrate an awareness of dad-focused programs, research and work across Australia promote dads effectively support dads to create positive family relationships articulate how to maintain work and…

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September 2021

Shifting mindsets: How communication can shape early childhood outcomes webinar

September 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST

Whether it is written or verbal, communication can impact how we think, feel and relate to others. For child and family welfare professionals, the information we receive about clients can affect how we engage with them directly and how we work with other professionals in supporting child safety and wellbeing. Making small shifts in the words we choose and the way we deliver them can prevent unintended reactions, improve message clarity and promote helpful responses. This webinar will explore how…

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Online Workshop: Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

September 14, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AEST
$220

Many people will experience mental health issues at some stage in their lives, including in the workplace. These people may need additional support at work during this time. Participants will gain a greater understanding of how individuals are affected by common mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, stress, mood disorders and suicide ideation. The workshop will also detail and discuss how workplaces can respond appropriately and assist people with these issues. Learning outcomes By the end of this workshop,…

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