For all media enquiries, including requests for public comment, please contact Libby McCalman on (02) 9281 8822.
Become an Accredited Family Group Conferencing Facilitator
Video of Proceedings from a State Pre-Election Forum, Hosted by ACWA on February 20, 2015
ACWA Pre-State Election Advocacy Platform
As the 2015 NSW Election approaches, ACWA is calling on the state’s political parties to support the ongoing progress of crucial child protection reforms generated by the Wood Inquiry.
Step by Step Review
Step by Step is the popular foster carer assessment tool. The current review process includes expansion of the assessment tools to include guardianship, adoption and kinship care. For further information on the review please contact Louise Mulroney or phone 02 9281 8822.
Training for Residential Care Workers
2015 RGF Conference a Great Success!
This week's NSW Problem Gambling Counsellor’s Conference, coordinated by ACWA/CCWT and funded by the Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF), has again received enthusiastic accolades from conference delegates, presenters and the Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing.
The RGF Conference differentiates itself from many similar events by providing highly interactive, skills-based workshops across the two days. In addition to an excellent selection of workshops, this year’s Conference featured strong plenary presentations throughout, including:
Upcoming ACWA Events for 2015
In 2015 ACWA will be running Best Practice, Research and Out-of-Home Care forums as well as Breakfast Briefings and Special Events.
Welfare Sector to Take Stock of Child Protection System Ahead of NSW Election
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) is bringing child protection experts and welfare agencies together in Sydney on Friday to examine the key issues and challenges facing NSW’s child and family welfare sector in the lead up to next month’s state election. Read more...