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Therapeutic Parenting with Relationship and Regulation: Train the Trainer 2 day program

Therapeutic Parenting with Relationship and Regulation is a program developed for carers and parents of children and teens whose early life may have included neglect, abuse and trauma. The course also has relevance for parents of children with behavioural challenges and developmental differences. Some of these children have challenging behaviours and parents and carers may need more than the usual ‘common sense’ parenting to develop healthy relationships with their children. Continue Reading

‘Traffic Jam’ officially launches today

Today our Certificate III in Community Services who are undertaking part-time traineeships officially launched ‘Traffic Jam’ at the City of Salisbury offices on James Street, Salisbury.

‘Traffic Jam’ will produce jams and chutneys and will be available in the new year to buy.

City of Salisbury Counsellor Betty Gill was part of the official proceedings and commented on how wonderful it was see the young people working on such a great idea.

Two young people spoke about their involvement with ‘Traffic Jam’ saying that they felt an immense of sense of ownership of the idea.

The young people cooked up a BBQ and gave away sausages with the opportunity to try their spicy apple chutney. The chutney was well-received. If the students were able to sell their products today, it would have been a sell-out!

The young people have been able to develop a breadth of important entrepreneurial skills. It was great to see all of the students so hands-on using their skills from setting-up the event, promoting the event, cooking the sausages to customer service.

‘Traffic Jam’ is operating under the name of Community Networks. Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise at the City of Salisbury are the host employer of the group.

For more information about ‘Traffic Jam’ and how to purchase the produce, please contact Paul Herbig on 8245 8100.

To see photos from today, visit our Facebook page here.

To see previous posts about ‘Traffic Jam’ visit here

Our workshop takes DOORS (Detection Overall Of Risk Screen) into Norway

The language may be different but the risks to families after separation are not, according to a recent workshop in Norway led by the Australian Institute of Social Relations. Invited to present at the annual conference of Norwegian Forensic Psychologists, Dr Claire Ralfs and Dr Jamie Lee led a two-day workshop showing how Family Law DOORS could have a place in promoting safety Norway.

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COPE Workforce Development courses are ready for registrations!

Our COPE Workforce Development courses are back for semester 2 and ready for registrations! Workers who need to develop or build upon certain skills as part of their work or community contribution will find these courses highly beneficial. They are mainly geared towards the community services and health sector, but can be applied to other sectors or volunteer situations.

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