Professional Development Calendar
Award winning children’s focused service at Relationships Australia SA, Together4Kids coordinates and delivers professional development courses. Training is subsidised for Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) workers. Non-SHS workers are welcome, space permitting. Cost of training for non-SHS workers is $185 per person, per day.
For further information please contact Together4Kids on (08) 8245 8190.
Training coming up
|The Garden Program: Training the Facilitator – 2 Half Days||18 & 19 September 2019 @ 9:30 – 2:30||SHS Enrol|
|The Garden Programs form part of a suite of therapeutic programs designed for parents and their children by Together4Kids. The Garden Group Program was originally developed for parents and their infant or toddler (ages 0 – 4). It is now available for practitioner led, single parent and their infant or toddler through The Garden 8 week Dyad Program. Click HERE for full details.|
|Narrative Approaches to Working with Children – 1 Day||15 October 2019 @ 9:30 – 4:30||SHS Enrol|
|Narrative Therapy is a respectful, engaging, and playful way to work with children and families. Narrative approaches support children and their families to reclaim authorship of their own lives in the face of vulnerability, and to take steps toward their hopes and dreams. In this workshop there will be opportunities to practice Narrative approaches to working with children.|
|An Introduction to Trauma Informed Care and Practice – 1 Day||20 November 2019 @ 9:30 – 4:30||SHS Enrol|
|An Introduction to Trauma Informed Care and Practice is an introductory course for Frontline Workers in the community/SHS sector. This one-day program emphasises physical, psychological and emotional safety and provides insight into supporting a sense of control and empowerment for children who have experienced trauma. Topics include childhood trauma and child aware practices.|
|Information Sharing in Practice – ½ day||20 November 1pm to 3pm||Enrol|
|Striking the right balance between privacy and safety and wellbeing. To hear about the Information Sharing Guidelines (ISG) and understand what it means for you and your organisation, register for the ISG Info Session presented by Donna Mayhew, the SA Principal Advisor Information Sharing.|
Download the latest Professional Development Calendar (PDF) – click HERE
New to the sector?
Other Child Focused training delivered by the Institute
- Safe Environments for Children and Young People: Through Their Eyes
- Safe Environments for Children and Young People: Through Their Eyes Refresher
- Reflective Parenting Conversations for Frontline Workers
- Responding to Suicide Risk
- Trauma Informed Practice for Frontline Workers (an introduction)
The Child Focused Support Service (Together4Kids) is provided by Relationships Australia South Australia Ltd and funded by the Government of South Australia, Department of Human Services.