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Child Safe Organisations Workshop

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In light of the Royal Commission we know that it is critical to embed a child safe culture into every single organisation that has anything to do with children or young people, either directly or indirectly. This means that every member of an organisation needs to understand their role in keeping children safe and preventing child abuse and neglect. This is a brand new 3.5-hour interactive workshop designed to help all organisations to keep children and young people safe. The…

Peer Support Workshop

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2018

NT Shelter peer group support is aimed at assisting case workers and case managers working on the front line in the homeless and housing sectors. Peer Support or Supervision is an effective form of leaderless peer group counselling. Participants confer with one another by reciprocating key topics of their professional everyday lives, to provide solutions for difficult situations with colleagues or clients. The participants learn better ways to manage professional problems and reduce stress. This results in the group members’…

What’s in the Box? Understanding Trauma and Positive Behaviour Strategies

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Professional development for anyone working with children, young people and adults who have experienced complex trauma. The What's in the Box? Understanding Trauma and Positive Behaviour Support Strategies training program assists workers and carers in social and community services, schools, out of home care, health services, youth justice etc. to understand and meet the needs of children, young people and adults who have experienced complex trauma. Workers and carers need a toolbox of ‘traumainformed’ strategies which starts with knowledge of…

Northern Territory Complex Trauma Conference

March 6 @ 9:30 am - March 8 @ 3:30 pm

Professional development for anyone working with children, young people and adults who have experienced complex trauma. MARCH 6 WHAT’S IN THE BOX? 9:30 - 3:30 $215 + GST* Learning Outcomes: 1. Define complex trauma. 2. Discuss the impact of trauma on brain development and memory. 3. Understand the relationship between complex trauma in early childhood and behaviours and emotional responses. 4. Explain trauma re-enactment and the importance of safe environments & relationships. 5. Apply a range of positive behaviour support strategies suited…

Hurt People, Hurt People – Trauma-informed understanding of violent and aggressive behaviours

March 7 @ 9:30 am - March 8 @ 3:30 pm

Professional development for anyone working with children, young people and adults who have experienced complex trauma. The ‘Hurt People, Hurt People’ workshop aims to educate managers, social and community services professionals, support workers and direct carers in a variety of settings to understand the link between unresolved childhood trauma and violent and aggressive behaviours in youth and adults. Workers and carers of younger children will also find this workshop relevant. Learning Outcomes 1. Describe the psychobiology of violent and aggressive…

Volunteer Managers and Coordinators Network Meeting

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is a free quarterly meeting of Volunteer Managers, Coordinators and Supervisors from across the Top End and provides a great opportunity to come together to problem solve, celebrate successes and receive free professional development. Topic to be advised closer to the meeting date.

Understanding Your Teenager

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

For parents, carers and grandparents of 10-18 year-olds. Learn how their brain changes at this age and the secrets to interacting with your teen in calm and supportive ways. Call us on 08 8923 4999 or email [email protected] to book.

Bringing Up Great Kids

March 13 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on March 27, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 1, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 8, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 12, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 19, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 22, 2018 at 9:00am

Learn key child development, communication and mindfulness techniques to be the responsive parent you want to be. This workshop takes place in blocks of three weeks with courses available in March, June, September & November. Call us on 08 8923 4999 or email [email protected] to book.

Accommodation Action Group

March 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on June 14, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on August 16, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 1:30pm

Accommodation Action Group The AAG is the principal forum for ongoing discussion and lobbying on housing and homelessness issues in the Darwin/Palmerston region. It is intended to: (i) Provide a regular forum for discussion of housing and homelessness issues that impact on people resident in, visiting or needing to access services in Darwin/Palmerston and surroundings, particularly low income households and those with special needs; (ii) Provide feedback to NT Shelter, NT Department of Housing and other relevant peak bodies and…

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