Training & Events

Community Industry Group runs a wide variety of training and events to support professional development needs of the community services industry. If you have a training requirement for you staff that you can’t see here, have a look at our tailored training page. We can tailor training session specifically for you.

Community Industry Group members receive a discount of all training and events provided by Community Industry Group. Click here for the Training & Events Calendar Publication.

 

Towards a Culture of Wellness & Reablement Workshop 4: Embedding Wellness & Reablement Practice Across Your Organisation

26/04/2018
Towards a Culture of Wellness & Reablement Workshop 4: Embedding Wellness & Reablement Practice Across Your Organisation Wellness and reablement philosophy and practice is now a key foundation stone of support provision in the aged and disability sectors. The approach requires a clear understanding of the concepts of, and difference between, wellness and reablement; and recognition of how it influences many aspects of an organisation’s and program’s operations from policy to marketing and the practice by all staff. Preparation of a Wellness and Reablement Action Plan (WARAP) can also be a very useful guide to embedding the approach in the workplace. This workshop facilitated by Glen Sorenson covers the essential ingredients of what it takes to embed enabling practice across all aspects of an organisation and its support programs. It also outlines how to develop and implement a Wellness and Reablement Action Plan (WARAP).       At the end of the session you will: • Accurately describe the wellness and reablement approach, including the differentiation between the two terms • Identify what is needed to successfully embed wellness and reablement practice across an organisation or program • Identify what needs to be addressed within your organisations and programs to successfully showcase a commitment to, and expertise in wellness and reablement • Develop a Wellness and Reablement Action Plan using the provided tools • Monitor the embedding of wellness and reablement practice across your organisation Participants will also receive a handbook containing checklists, hints and tools for developing a plan and monitoring progress, as well as information about options for outcome measurement. CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the session a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. The full fee will be charged if you or someone in your place does not attend the session and we have not been given notice as specified below. REFUNDS: If the registered participant is unable to attend a minimum of 3 days’ notice is required to receive a full refund. If the registered participant provides less than 3 days’ notice a refund of 50% of course cost will be refunded. If the session is cancelled, a full refund will be paid in full.           
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Community Care Collective Meeting 2.5.18

02/05/2018
Community Care Collective Meeting to be held at the Scribbly Gum room in the Ribbonwood Centre, Dapto. Click here for the agenda CATERING: Morning tea will be provided. Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific attendance needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments.           
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Integrated Carer Support Service (ICSS): Regional Delivery Partners

07/05/2018
Integrated Carer Support Service: Regional Delivery Partners Consultation The Integrated Carer Support Service (ICSS) is the critical support for over 2.7 million carers who underpin the health, aged, disability, palliative and community care systems. The ICSS service delivery model relies on the establishment of a regional and local presence across Australia where carers would access services such as coaching, counselling, emergency respite, carer directed respite care and peer support. RDPs form a critical component of the regional delivery of the ICSS where they will predominately be the first point of contact, and the primary source of information and assistance for carers. RDPs will also play an important role in establishing and maintaining relationships with social, health, education, cultural and community groups, to understand regional needs, and promote awareness of the role of informal carers and the services available to them. The Department of Social Services is seeking feedback from the sector on the proposed approach to RDP service areas; identifying any specific issues including whether there are suitably capable organisations with the capacity to form consortia to fulfil the role of a RDP. Discussion points include: Key issues with the approach to structuring the service areas. Capacity and capability of organisations to establish and manage a regional presence throughout a large service area, including the ability lead a consortia-based model, and undertake service area planning. How to ensure the breadth and reach of services provided under the proposed service area models, including the incorporation of local service providers. Are there any alternate RDP service area models that you think the Department should consider? If so, on what basis? Your statistical analysis and / or evidence base should be provided to support this. Click here to view the Discussion Paper. CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the seminar a substitute for your place is welcome to attend.           
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Good Governance - Training Session Illawarra Forum

10/05/2018
This training provides a great foundation for understanding a board's role and responsibilities under the NSW Associations Incorpoation Act 2009. At the end of the trining you will: Understand your legal and financial responsibilities Learn about your role on the board in your organisation Explore areas of conflict Develop skills in creating a more effective and efficient board Sarah Gadd is the Policy and Projects Officer – Workforce Development at the Illawarra Forum. She comes to the forum with over 10 years’ experience in community services. The first half of her career as a youth worker with young people in a range of areas including accommodation and case management. The second half working in policy and strategic roles in education and youth accommodation. Morning tea will be provided. Click here for a printable version. REFUNDS: If the registered participant is unable to attend a minimum of 3 days’ notice is required to receive a full refund. If the registered participant provides less than 3 days’ notice a refund of 50% of course cost will be refunded. If the course is cancelled, a full refund will be paid in full. CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific training needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. DON'T HAVE A CREDIT CARD? Use the Promotional Code INVOICEME for Bank Transfer payment option.           
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TAFE Student & Employer Networking Event

14/05/2018
TAFE Student and Employer Networking Event - 14th May 2018 The Community Industry Group is facilitating a new strategy to assist with recruitment of care workers. A facilitated networking event for employers and students currently studying Certificate 3 in Individual Support will provide employers the opportunity to:          Meet multiple new recruits in one place          Provide a short punchy pitch for your organisation          Engage students in your recruitment process As competition for Individual Support graduates is now high, get in early to secure your place. When: 14th May 2018 Time: 10:30-12:30pm Location: TAFE Illawarra, Foleys Lane, North Wollongong For more information contact Community Industry Group ph 4256 4333 /info@cigroup.org.au  REGISTER NOW FOR THIS FREE EVENT!           
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