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Our Training

Training developed for practitioners by practitioners

These courses are conducted live in person or online with a skilled and experienced trainer.

Child Protection with a Trauma Lens

Empower your team and protect every child with our comprehensive and tailored training packages.

Prices: Start from $65 pp

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All courses listed below are available as on-demand sessions, offering you the flexibility of 24/7 learning through our online education platform. 

Why is Cyber Safety even more critical for kids with trauma?

Understanding what cyber safety is, and how vulnerable children and young people are when they are already disadvantaged by having experienced childhood trauma or abuse, is critical. Whether you are a carer, practitioner or parent, this is the masterclass for you!

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Self-Care

Self-care is about more than manicures and massages. Talk through what self-care actually looks like as carers, parents, guardians and practitioners

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Navigating Family Contact

Help to understand the role of family contact and how to navigate what can be a complex, emotive but essential part of children’s lives.

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Understanding Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs), Resiliency and Capacity Building

While we recognise high ACEs can have life-long negative impacts upon people’s physical, social and emotional wellbeing, equally its important we can identify, grow and build upon
children’s Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs). This masterclass is resource-filled and aimed to help parents, carers and practitioners to more deeply understand the power of PCEs.

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Embracing Diversity & Inclusivity in Foster Care

Better understand sexuality and gender diversity and discover ways to support both identifying children and youth in out of home care as well as their carers. Learn how to confidently assess carers in their ability to support a child or young person’s identity,
specifically around sexuality and gender diversity.

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Live Event

ACES

Develop skills and confidence to use the ACES study as a tool to inform your fostering and kinship carer assessments.

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On Demand, Live Event, Virtual Class

Having Difficult Conversations

Learn the art of professional and respectful confrontation and challenging, with a range of resources and tools provided.

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Live Event, On Demand

Reviews/Renewals

Improve your skills in how to complete Carer Reviews/Renewals, with a range of tools and resources.

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On Demand

Understanding Grooming Markers

Develop the skills and knowledge to assess markers for grooming behaviours in applicants, carers or those in a carer’s network with access to vulnerable children and young people in care.

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On Demand

Trauma and Disaster Recovery Training

Understand trauma and the impact natural disasters can have on vulnerable children, foster carers and the families they support. Four modules
1. Understanding Trauma and Stress
2. The Care Team
3. Caring in Action
4. How it Affects Me?

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On Demand

Attachment

How to connect and build attachments with children who are wired not to.

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Triggering – what is it and why do I need to know about it?

Understanding how our child and adulthood experiences, our parenting models and exposure influence our values, our choices and our approach to caring.

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Understanding your ACES and the Impact on your Parenting

Develop a deeper understanding of how adverse childhood experiences impact and influence us in our every day lives and our parenting.

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Positive Behavioural Management and Support

Hone your skills in positive behavioural management to help guide children to change less than desirable behaviours.

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Writing Effective Case Notes

Improve your skills in identifying what information is relevant to be recorded in case notes and their effective use in supporting the families and young people with whom you work.

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Live Event

Culturally Appropriate Assessments

Co-written and facilitated by SCS’ Cultural Liaison Officer, assessors are encouraged to challenge biases and use a range of tools to explore a carer/applicants’ capacity to be culturally fulfilling.

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On Demand, Live Event

Hearing Children & Young People’s Voices

Filled with resources, tools and stories, this session helps practitioners to better engage with young people, using their methods, their language, their way.

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Live Event, On Demand

Understand & Support Family Contact

Help to understand the role of family contact and how to navigate what can be a complex, emotive but essential part of children’s lives.

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On Demand

What does Identity have to do with it?

Easy to use tools and resources to deepen your knowledge of the power and importance of identity for children in care.

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On Demand

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