Online Classroom

self-paced courses - learn as and when you need it

Our online classroom offers self-paced courses that suit your busy schedule. Free & easy to use, you can learn as & when you need it. Click on each course to learn more, access modules and complete assessments.

Hidden Carers

Many people do not recognise their care of a person with a disability as care, instead seeing it as an extension of their relationship to the person. This course will develop your knowledge and skills to identify hidden carers that may present themselves in social...

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Making Effective Referrals

This online course is for mandatory reporters who, in the course of their work, come into contact with vulnerable children, young people and their families. Mandatory reporters are those who deliver health care, welfare, education, children’s services, residential...

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Engaging Families

This online course consists of four modules on client engagement: Building Effective Working Relationships with Clients Building Further Engagement Effective Engagement with Aboriginal Clients Effective Engagement with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Clients....

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Signs of Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Withdrawal

This online course is for mandatory reporters who come into contact with clients who may use alcohol or other drugs, or their families. Mandatory reporters are those who deliver health care, welfare, education, children’s services, residential services, or law...

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Working with Victims of Crime

The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the rights of victims, and to ensure that staff are aware of their responsibilities in working with them. This course was designed for FACS staff but contains information that is relevant for NGOs in understanding their...

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Nye Gurung Project

Nye Gurung is Aboriginal for ‘Spirit Child’, and is a fitting name for the first Aboriginal-specific team in FACS appointed specifically to recruit and support Indigenous foster carers. The Nye Gurung Aboriginal Foster Care Team has developed an innovative and...

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OOHC Fundamentals: Legislation

This OOHC Legislation package identifies and explains sections in the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 that relate specifically to the provision of out-of-home care services in NSW. There are 3 self-paced modules that include case studies for...

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Mealtime Management

The aim of this e-learning course is to build your understanding of good practice in assessment and intervention when supporting a person with disability at mealtimes. It illustrates the person-centred nature of mealtimes and outlines how to promote active...

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Identifying & Supporting Young Carers

This learning is for front line workers who want to learn more about young carers. There are 105,000 young carers in NSW. That’s at least one in every classroom. This course has been developed to help front line workers (and their managers) to be able to identify and...

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DoCS Connect Brighter Futures

A self paced course for learning or refreshing knowledge on the use of the DoCS Connect reporting portal for NGO Brighter Futures service providers. To access this course, click on the image.

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Keep Them Safe

This course provides information & guidance around the key reforms outlined in the Keep Them Safe initiative. Along with overviews, there are demonstration and assessment modules that will support understanding. To access this course, click on the image.

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DoCS Connect OOHC MDS

A self paced course for learning or refreshing knowledge on the use of the DoCS Connect reporting portal for NGO OOHC service providers. To access this course, click on the image.

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