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...

Important Update – Child Protection Reporting

Expansion of mandatory reporter groups and greater protections for reporters On 1 March 2020 amendments to the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (Care Act) commenced to expand mandatory reporting groups and provide greater protections for...

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...

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...

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...

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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