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Tuggeranong Community & Function Centre

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245 Cowlishaw St
Greenway, ACT Australia

Upcoming Events

March 2018
$484

Young people and group work

March 21 - March 22

Young people are super-physical, super-influenced by their emotions, and respond super-impulsively to what’s going on around them. So with all this in mind this workshop will take you through a process that looks at how to harness all this for the good of a group. We will look at the skills, ways of thinking and practical strategies needed to run/facilitate groups with teenagers who at times can be challenging and difficult. We will look at the pivotal idea of Engagement…

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May 2018
$242

Managing Vicarious Trauma

May 15

This new one-day workshop is for any staff who may be affected by the client’s accounts of distressing experiences to which they have been exposed or be affected by witnessing the impact on clients of these experiences. This could include staff working with the homeless, women and children escaping domestic violence; individuals with a psychiatric disorder and those who have been subject to torture. The training covers: what is vicarious trauma; how and why it occurs; its possible effects and;…

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$242

The Occasional Counsellor™

May 16

The Occasional Counsellor™ is for staff who are not employed in a counselling role but are called upon to give others emotional support, including receptionists, case managers and direct care staff. The focus of the workshop is on teaching the participants strategies for assisting individuals who are sad, upset, bewildered, confused, angry or suicidal while clearly remaining within their role. The workshop covers the following areas: the skills of the helper including the importance of empathy and when not to…

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$242

Assessing for Parenting Capacity

May 17

This  workshop is for anyone who works with children, young people and their families whose role it is to assess the capacity of the parent or parents to care for their child and use this assessment to plan an effective intervention, where needed, to improve the parenting that the child or young person receives. The training will cover: the dimensions of parenting capacity; different sources of information that may be used to assess for parenting capacity and how to integrate…

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September 2018
$484

Young people and group work

September 18 - September 19

Young people are super-physical, super-influenced by their emotions, and respond super-impulsively to what’s going on around them. So with all this in mind this workshop will take you through a process that looks at how to harness all this for the good of a group. We will look at the skills, ways of thinking and practical strategies needed to run/facilitate groups with teenagers who at times can be challenging and difficult. We will look at the pivotal idea of Engagement…

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