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Getting students out of the classroom and into the kitchen

For young people who have social issues, Autism Spectrum Disorder or have struggled with the traditional school environment, getting excited about and engaging in study or work can be extremely difficult. But for eight young people studying a Certificate II in Community Services Work through The Australian Institute of Social Relations, spending some time in the kitchen has been just the confidence boost they needed. Continue Reading

Identifying mental health risks during separation

Jamie Lee, Principal Researcher at Relationships Australia SA, recently attended the 13th Australian Institute of Family Studies conference in Melbourne, where he presented his findings on the effectiveness of universal mental health risk screening to identify mental health risks in families during mediation. Here are his findings… Continue Reading

Student Profile: Vicki Stott

Vicki was first exposed to the idea of becoming a Case Manager through her work as a Client Services Officer at Relationships Australia SA. Since completing her Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) at the Institute, she has now gone on to secure a position as a Case Manager and is loving it! Here’s her story… Continue Reading

Workforce Development In Focus

On Monday 7 July, the Australian Institute of Social Relations held a workforce development focus night to discuss the importance of workforce development for individuals, organisations and the community services sector as a whole. Continue Reading

Financial Counselling Australia National Conference

More than 400 financial counsellors from across the country recently attended Financial Counselling Australia’s National Conference in Melbourne. The three day event was an opportunity for financial counselling professionals to discuss the sector’s big issues and network with others from their industry. Continue Reading

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