Professional Development Calendar
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Award winning children’s focused service at Relationships Australia SA, Together4Kids coordinates and delivers professional development courses. Training is subsidised for FDV and Homelessness Alliance workers. Non-Alliance workers are welcome, space permitting. The cost of training for non-Alliance workers is $185 per person, per day.
For further information please contact Together4Kids on (08) 8245 8190.
All training held at:
The Institute of Social Relations
49a Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh
Training coming up
Recognise and Respond to Developmental Delay in Children
This introductory course provides front line workers with knowledge, skills and resources to recognise and respond to child development concerns for families in homelessness services. Co-facilitated by a Together4Kids senior therapeutic worker and Occupational Therapist from The Benevolent Society, this training is for workers who are supporting families in emergency and supported accommodation.
In this interactive half-day session you will:
- increase your knowledge of childhood developmental milestones
- learn how to use simple observational checklists
- gain skills to talk to parents about how they can support their child by recommending and providing appropriate play activities and other resources
- provide an appropriate referral for children to receive professional assessment and support.
Working Better with Nunga Kids
Working better with Nunga kids instils a deeper understanding of how to adapt your thinking and better support Aboriginal (Nunga) children. It will help build your confidence and understanding of how to support Aboriginal children and make a positive difference to families. This full day course was developed by Aboriginal workers. Facilitators share their knowledge and skills to help you develop a culturally appropriate approach to working with Aboriginal children.
When: Wednesday, 20 October | 9.30am – 5.00pm | ENROL
Conversations at the Kitchen Table
Build your skills in the art of talking to parents to support children to heal from trauma by exploring seven reflective parenting conversations over two days. Learn how to have conversations with parents or carers that enable them to focus on the child, build connections and intentionally help them to heal. All participants receive a Conversations at the Kitchen Table handbook for guidance and easy reference.
When: Thursday, 21 & Friday 22 October | 9.30am – 4.30pm | ENROL
Child Focused Practice – Working with Children in Creative Ways
When: Monday, 29 November 2021 | 9.30am – 1.30pm | ENROL
For all child-focused professional development training, and our other short courses, click here.
Nationally Recognised Qualifications
Gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Cue-Based Infant Massage and Parent-Infant Relationship Education (10282NAT).
Help support sensitive and responsive parent-baby interactions. This nationally accredited training qualifies you to provide parent-infant relationship education to caregivers, utilising cue-based infant massage instruction.
With a focus on infants as leaders and where parent knowledge is valued, this training will support your ability to work alongside families in a variety of settings. Learn strokes and techniques to support healthy reciprocal interactions that help relationships to grow and flourish.
Upon completion of this training you will gain skills to deliver a cue-based infant massage program to groups of parents/caregivers and their infants. You will also gain skills to adapt the program to 1:1 work with a caregiver and their infant.
Class size strictly limited – click here to read more and book!
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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.