Child Protection Training

Children sitting on a benchCommunity Child Care Co-operative offers CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk via a range of study options.  These are:

    • Distance education – start at any time of the year and study at your own pace, in your chosen environment. Click here to enrol.
    • Customised sessions – have Community Child Care Co-operative come to your chosen location and conduct training. Contact us on 02 8922 6444 or training@ccccnsw.org.au to arrange a personalised quote.

2017 Accredited Child Protection Sessions


Under the National Quality Framework, Nominated and Certified Supervisors must have training in child protection in order to be the responsible person in charge of a service. This unit from the CHC Community Services Training Package, meets this requirement. Participants who successfully complete the related assessment task will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for this unit. This SOA is Nationally Recognised. The training will include an overview of Keep Them Safe, requirements for mandatory reporters in NSW, identifying significant harm and risk factors and the provision of child safe environments.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

To receive a Statement of Attainment for this unit participants will need to:

  • Complete the Enrolment Form that will be provided during (or prior to) the session;
  • Provide a Photo Identification to the trainer on the day for verification (eg, driver’s licence or passport);
  • Bring a copy of your organisation’s child protection policy to use during the session; and
  • Complete an assessment, either on the day or after the completion of the session.

As part of the enrolment form, the participants will need to submit a Unique Student Identifier (USI) which can be applied for at www.usi.gov.au.

PLEASE NOTE: All of the above will need to be provided before a Statement of Attainment will be issued.

Participants are encouraged to bring their web-enabled device to apply for the USI during the session and/or to complete part of the assessment questions during the session.

  • Saturday, 27 May 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Book here
  • Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9am-4.30pm – Campbelltown ($220) – Book here
  • Friday, 23 June 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Book here
  • Saturday, 22 July 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Thursday, 27 July 2017, 9am-4pm – Tamworth ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9am-4pm – Ballina ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Saturday, 23 September 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Friday, 20 October 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9am-4pm – Shellharbour ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Saturday, 25 November 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) – Booking link TBA
  • Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 9am-4pm – Marrickville ($220) –Booking link TBA 

Under the National Quality Framework, Nominated and Certified Supervisors must have training in child protection in order to be the responsible person in charge of a service. This unit from the CHC Community Services Training Package, meets this requirement. Participants who successfully complete the related assessment task will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for this unit. This SOA is Nationally Recognised. The training will include an overview of Keep Them Safe, requirements for mandatory reporters in NSW, identifying significant harm and risk factors and the provision of child safe environments.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

To receive a Statement of Attainment for this unit participants will need to:

  • Complete the Enrolment Form that will be provided during (or prior to) the session;
  • Provide a Photo Identification to the trainer on the day for verification (eg, driver’s licence or passport);
  • Bring a copy of your organisation’s child protection policy to use during the session; and
  • Complete an assessment, either on the day or after the completion of the session.

As part of the enrolment form, the participants will need to submit a Unique Student Identifier (USI) which can be applied for at www.usi.gov.au.

PLEASE NOTE: All of the above will need to be provided before a Statement of Attainment will be issued.

  • Tuesdays, 8, 15 and 22 June 2017, 10am-12pm – Book here
  • Thursdays, 3, 10, 17 August 2017, 2pm-4pm –Booking link TBA
  • Wednesday, 4 and Tuesdays 11, 18 October 2017, 10am-12pm –Booking link TBA

PLEASE NOTE:

To enrol into the above CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk courses you must:

  • be working and/or volunteering within an organisation that educates and cares for children and young people
  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident. If you currently hold a visa to live/study/work in Australia, you may be asked to provide further information on your visa conditions. CCCC is unable to provide nationally recognised training and assessment to international students.
  • provide Photo Identification to the trainer on the day for verification
  • provide at enrolment your Unique Student Identifier (USI). You can obtain a USI here if you do not have one.

This training and Statement of Attainment is required by all:

  • Nominated Supervisors and Certified Supervisors who are placed in day to day charge of an education and care service in NSW (under the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012).
  • Authorised Supervisors (under the NSW Children's Services Regulation 2004). 

Statement of Attainment will be issued on successful completion of the assessment and training.

2017 Non Accredited Child Protection Sessions

This three-hour workshop is designed to provide educators with information in relation to Child Protection and includes regulatory requirements and legislative information from the program 'Keep them Safe, current information from Child Story and Mandatory Reporting'. Participants are able to engage in conversations around child protection and how this relates to service policy and practice.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Implement work practices which support the protection of children and young people
  • Address duty of care requirements
  • Apply relevant legislation, policies and procedures in responding to children and young people
  • Report indications of significant risk of harm
  • Apply ethical work practices in your work with children

By the end of this session participants will have a greater understanding of;

  • Ensuring our work practices support the protection of children
  • What is duty of care
  • Indications of significant risk of harm
  • Ethical work practices for working with children

Participants will receive a Statement of Attendance after this session.

This session is ideal for educators who identify that they need a refresher, it may have been a while since you studied, you might be returning to the sector after a break or you just want a reminder.

  • Saturday, 10 June 2017, 9am-12pm – Marrickville ($120) – Book here
  • Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9am-12pm – Marrickville ($120) – Booking link TBA
  • Saturday, 7 October 2017, 9am-12pm – Marrickville ($120) – Booking link TBA
  • Friday, 1 December 2017, 9am-12pm – Marrickville ($120) – Booking link TBA

This 3 hour session is designed to enable participants to gain an understanding of protective behaviours and highlight what protective behaviours actually are. If it has been a while since you studied or since completing Child Protection training this session will help you to refresh your understanding and skills. Protective behaviour strategies are more than child abuse prevention.

By attending this information session, participants will revise what protective behaviours mean and gain a better insight into:

  • Being more aware of protective behaviour situations
  • Gain a basic overview of child protection and child safety
  • Identifying and linking practice to current organisation policies
  • Understanding duty of care requirements
  • Where to go for help regarding protective behaviour situation

This session is great to raise awareness for volunteers, students, trainees, administrative staff and anyone thinking about working with children. You don't have to be working in a Education and Care setting to attend. 

Participants will receive a Statement of Attendance after this session.

A natural follow on from this session is to undertake the full Accredited Child Protection Training course with us. CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to children and young people at risk.

  • Saturday, 10 June 2017, 12.30pm-3.30pm – Marrickville ($120) – Book here
  • Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 12.30pm-3.30pm – Marrickville ($120) – Booking link TBA
  • Saturday, 7 October 2017, 12.30pm-3.30pm – Marrickville ($120) – Booking link TBA
  • Friday, 1 December 2017, 12.30pm-3.30pm – Marrickville ($120) – Booking link TBA

Here is an opportunity to attend both the three-hour Child Protection session and then follow it up with the three-hour Protective Behaviours session on the same day. You can book both for a discounted price, attending both sessions on the same day saves you $40.

  • Saturday, 10 June 2017, 9am-3.30pm – Marrickville ($200) – Book here
  • Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9am-3.30pm – Marrickville ($200) – Booking link TBA
  • Saturday, 7 October 2017, 9am-3.30pm – Marrickville ($200) – Booking link TBA
  • Friday, 1 December 2017, 9am-3.30pm – Marrickville ($200) – Booking link TBA

This 5 hour session is designed to enable participants to build on their understanding of protective behaviours. If it has been a while since you studied or since completing Child Protection training this session will help you to develop skills in promoting resilience in children, young people and adults. Protective behaviour strategies are more than child abuse prevention.

Throughout this session participants will use empowering strategies, develop clear communication skills and increase their awareness of safe behaviours with a goal to reduce violence and promote life-enriching rather than life-depleting experiences.

By the end of this session participants:

  • Will be able to describe what protective behaviours are
  • Understand shared rights and responsibilities
  • Understand continuum of safety and early warning signs
  • Be more aware of the language of safety
  • Be able to establish a personal safety network
  • Enhance their communication skills
  • Be able to identify and better understand their organisation policies
  • Be be able to develop networks within the organisation and external to the organisation
  • Better understand protective interrupting and how to take action to interrupt potential unsafe situations for children

This session contains more advanced information and requires more active participation from those attending than the 3 hour session.

Participants will receive a Statement of Attendance after this session

This session is great for parents, the service cook, management committee members, office staff, volunteers .. basically anyone involved with caring and educating children. You do not need to working in an Education and Care setting to attend this session.

A natural follow-on from this course is to undertake the full Accredited Child Protection Course with us. CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to children and young people at risk.

  • Saturday, 1 July 2017, 9am-2pm – Marrickville ($200) – Booking link TBA
  • Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 9am-2pm – Marrickville ($200) – Booking link TBA
  • Saturday, 4 November 2017, 9am-2pm – Marrickville ($200) – Booking link TBA

 

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