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Your Data Exchange (DEX) questions

July 28, 2021

Our Project and Policy Officer, Mel Breuker, can help answer your DEX related questions. One commonly asked question is, ‘How many clients do I need to report SCOREs for?’. In the Target Early Intervention (TEI) program, SCORE (Standard Client/Community Outcomes Reporting) should be reported for the majority of your clients. Circumstances, Goals and Satisfaction SCORE are used to report outcomes for individual clients. Community SCORE is used to report outcomes for groups or community activities (i.e. unidentified group clients). Recording SCORE Circumstances SCORE and/or Goals SCORE: An initial and at least one subsequent Circumstance SCORE should be recorded for at least 50% of individual clients. Satisfaction SCORE: At least 10% of individual clients, per reporting period should be recorded. Community SCORE: The community SCORE should be recorded for the majority of group or community activities where it is not feasible to record SCORE for individual clients. Please note that service […]

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Join our team!

July 28, 2021

Position Vacant: Project and Policy Officer – Regional Aged Care Community Industry Group is seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to join our team as Project and Policy Officer – Regional Aged Care. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Project and Policy Officer to assist in the development and implementation of policy, research and advocacy initiatives for Community Industry Group. The Project and Policy officer – Regional Aged Care will also assist in the development of capacity building initiatives, resource materials and information to our members and stakeholders. To be successful in this role you must have demonstrated ability to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders, prepare high quality written materials including reports, briefing papers and correspondence. This is a great opportunity to join the Community Industry Group team and work to strengthen the capacity of community organisations to deliver quality services and respond to client […]

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Lockdown Activity Inspiration for Children

June 28, 2021
If you need a little inspiration for keeping the kids amused in school holidays during a COVID-19 lockdown we have some suggestions! Activity Inspiration for Children
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Free! Online Resilience and Self Care – Micro Course

June 28, 2021

We all experience challenges in our lives. It may be our work, family, community, environment or concerns about world events. In order to be able to continue to deliver vital community services, we need healthy ways to care for ourselves. People who work in the community services sector consistently provide care or support to others. In addition to our working lives, we also juggle various demands on our time and energy from family, friends and the broader community. Having good self-care practices in place will minimise the risk of burnout and help sustain your relationship with others and with yourself. Community Industry Group is proud to offer this free online micro course. Check it out now. https://communityindustrygroup.org.au/courses/resilience-and-self-care-micro-course/  

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Grant Guru

June 28, 2021

In 2020, Community Industry Group received funding through the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) for a regional custom grant portal. NGOs are able to use the portal to find grant opportunities which are available in our region. Each grant will be summarised in a one-page template, and the portal will include search, planning and automated notification functionality. Members are able to create a profile on the portal to store their grant info and preferences, and notifications will be sent when appropriate grants are available. It’s easy to use and can track your grants too. Check out this video for more information: https://vimeo.com/515536162 Check out Grant Guru here: https://communityindustrygroup.org.au/grants/

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