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KKIM Facilitator Training Taree Expression of Interest
Keeping Kids in Mind (KKIM) is an evaluated, 5 week psycho-educational course for separated parents who are experiencing on-going medium to high levels of conflict.

The Keeping Kids in Mind Facilitator training has been designed for experienced practitioners such as parent educators, counsellors and mediators.
The 2 day training package is interactive and challenging. Participants will gain an understanding of the content of the course as well as having an opportunity to practise presenting aspects of the course and develop their group facilitation skills.
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Survey of your CCWT Training Needs for 2019
To ensure the 2019 CCWT Training Calendar most closely reflects your own, or your staff’s, training requirements please review the CCWT Training Needs Survey and complete the questions.   Follow Link
Talk Soon. Talk Often.
Talk Soon, Talk Often is a is a 20x 24cm, 71 page book designed for parents and carers to support families in establishing open and honest communication from early in childhood with a focus on personal development and self-esteem.

The book provides tips on creating easy conversations about bodies, relationships, health and sexuality.
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UoN Legal Centre
Social Work @UON enjoy a strong partnership with the Legal Centre - working together to provide joined-up support for community members at the Law on the Beach clinics over summer and to support interdisciplinary learning through our Social Work Big Day In.

The University of Newcastle Legal Centre offers vital, often hard to access, free legal advice for members of community and their drop in clinics are a great community resource for services across the sector.
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Discounted energy efficient lighting for households
The NSW Government has launched a lighting upgrade offer for households. The purpose of the offer is to help eligible households replace old lights with new LED bulbs. The cost of the LED bulbs and the fee for installation is subsidised. There are a number of approved lighting suppliers all around NSW. Enter your postcode on the Power to Save website here to see if there is a supplier in your area.

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ACF Professional development feedback survey
Australian Childhood Foundation are committed to continuing their workforce development and resourcing endeavours and look forward to analysing this data and acting quickly to produce professional development opportunities that will meet your expressed needs.

The survey will close this Friday, 11th May 2018, at 5 pm.

They have added the option on completion of the survey to go in the draw to win a 3-day Conference registration to the 2018 International Childhood Trauma Conference!
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Resourcing Parents Term 2 Calendar
Please see attached PDF listing Term 1 Parenting Programs in the Hunter New England area that have been uploaded to the Resourcing Parents website.
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FACS is launching a new public website
Effective from the end of April 2018, FACS will be launching a new public website designed to make it easier for people to find information about FACS services, and to help show how FACS and service partners are working to make a difference in NSW.
The new website design will deliver a better experience for people using mobile devices and more up-to-date content. The delivery team have applied inclusive design practices to support a diverse user base including people relying on assistive technology.
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Fact Sheet for Health and Education Staff: Exchanging information and working together to keep young peopole safe and well
This fact sheet outlines key principals as to how Health and Education staff can work together to keep young people safe and well.   Health & Education exchanging information and working together FACT SHEET.pdf Download Flyer
Is it time to renew your WWC Check?
The first reminders have started going out to people whose Working With Children Check is due to expire soon – learn how to keep your details up to date in a new video series.
The Office of the Children’s Guardian has produced three short videos which tell you all you need to know about how the renewal works and what you need to do.
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