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CAIRNS WORKSHOP FOR REMOTE WORKERS

Do you work with children in remote Queensland? Join us in Cairns for a FREE multi-day workshop about creating stronger, safer communities and organisations for children.

The Creating Stronger Communities and Safer Organisations workshop has been developed for remote frontline workers by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN). The workshop aims to increase the understanding and capability of remote frontline workers to recognise and respond appropriately to issues of child abuse and neglect, domestic and family violence and child safe/friendly practice. Participants will gain an understanding of how they can promote community inclusion, safety and wellbeing through group discussions, interactive activities, video resources and individual reflection.

The training content includes, but is not limited to:

  •      Exploring the strengths of communities to support families and prevent child abuse and neglect
  •      Indicators and signs of child abuse and neglect and domestic and family violence:
    o  How to detect and respond appropriately to indicators or disclosures of abuse
    o  Reporting obligations and how to report effectively
  •     Child safe and friendly practices:
    o  Strategies in putting children’s rights into practice
    o  Promoting inclusive practice for children and young people
  •     Resources and services available to support the prevention of abuse and help promote community inclusion, safety and wellbeing.

Dates:                 Tuesday 18 – Thursday 20 September 2018

Times:                 Tues & Wed 9am – 3.30pm; Thurs 9am – 12pm

Lunch provided Tuesday & Wednesday

Venue:                Anglicare North Queensland (The Hub) 149 – 153 Bunda St Cairns 4870

Participants:    Open to remote frontline workers

Cost:                    FREE

RSVP:               By Monday 20 August 2018 – [email protected] or 07 3287 3533

 

IPSWICH FORUM – PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN THE IPSWICH REGION

Do you work with children, young people and/or families in the Ipswich region? If so, NAPCAN would like to invite you to a forum in your local community. Topics discussed will include:

  •       What NAPCAN does
  •       Why it’s important for adults to play a part in protecting children
    o   roles and responsibilities
    o   mandatory reporting
  •   Early intervention support services
  •    Prevention strategies and resources

When?
28 August 2018 from 6.30pm (running for approximately 2 hours)

Where?
Ipswich library
Barry Jones Auditorium
East St
Ipswich, QLD 4305

NAPCAN is the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

For more information, please contact [email protected].

 

Author: NAPCAN

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