Upcoming Events

22 & 23-Jan-2018
My Kids & Me Two Day Facilitator Training

The two day Facilitator Training Program is aimed at experienced workers in the areas of parent education, out of home care, intensive family support or related services. It would be expected that these staff would have tertiary qualifications in the social sciences or equivalent. They should have knowledge and experience of group process and theory and preferably have completed training in group facilitation.

Facilitators should have an understanding of the issues related to parents whose children have been removed, the capacity to manage strong emotions, a willingness to use creative tools and the ability to work in a co-facilitation model. Organisations should note that two trained facilitators are required to lead the My Kids and Me course.

Cost – $90 if in Midcoast Council Area ($325 for other Local Government Areas in Hunter) Fee includes full facilitators kit valued at $235.00.

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Generation NEXT-Student Wellbeing & Leadership Programs 2018

Both live events (9th & 16th March 2018) will be broadcast for free in real-time for schools in interstate or regional areas. Not only can any school in Australia participate but also the audience can directly interact with the speaker and the live event via polling and Q&A through their digital device. Now schools in remote areas can actively participate and interact with this specifically tailored event for young people. Follow the link for more information on these events.

Nominations Are Open For The NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards

The Awards are designed to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of young individuals in NSW & the ACT up to and including 29 years of age.

Do you know someone who is doing amazing things? Nominate them for an award today. Nominations close 8th December 2017. Follow the link for more information on categories and to nominate.

Teddy Bears Picnic for Kindy Starters

The annual teddy bear’s picnic is planned for Friday 1st December from 9am-11am. The event held in partnership with local primary schools in the Kurri Kurri area and services from Kurri Kurri Community Centre, is a celbration of community and the children starting Kindy in 2018.