Events

 

Brisbane

06
Apr
FLOURISHING IN THE HUMAN SERVICES... Kelvin Grove
Experiential workshop aimed toward human service workers flourishing in the sector.
03
May
Exploring Attachment in Couple Work
This half day workshop is designed to assist social workers, psychologists and counsellors to develop a better understanding of working with couples from an attachment framework.
03
May
High Voltage - working with '... Hamilton
This one-day workshop provides information and skills for workers in contact with young people with "high risk" behavior.
08
May
QDVSN Conference Brisbane
International speakers supporting local, regional and state-based systems to strengthen coordination and collaboration, protect victim survivors and hold perpetrators accountable
10
May
Focused Psychological Strategies...
This two full day workshop is designed to encompass Focused Psychological Strategies which can benefit the quality and efficacy of casework relationships by adding a deeper Psychological dimension to social work and other practices.
10
May
Weaving the Tapestry - applying... Hamilton
A practical and informative one-day workshop on relationship based parenting approaches.
11
May
Platform 1225 Forum 2018: Abuse of... Brisbane City
Platform 1225 Forum 2018: Abuse of Power – Confronting Dynamics of Harm Platform 1225 is an insightful discussion between key stakeholders featuring the voices of young people, academics and practitioners.
16
May
QCOSS State Conference: Movement... Brisbane
Join us at the 2018 QCOSS State Conference on 16 and 17 May to be part of a movement for change.
24
May
Keeping Hope Alive - vicarious... Hamilton
This one-day workshop is presented by Matthew J Armstrong, who has researched vicarious trauma and delivered papers on the topic at national and international conferences.
28
May
Love Bites Facilitator Training Wynnum
Love Bites is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships. This 2-day training will qualify participants to deliver the program in school and out-of-school settings.
08
Jun
Responding to Trauma - an... Paddington
This full day workshop focuses on trauma and its impacts (physical, neurological, behavioural and psychological), and the implications of these for an integrated treatment approach.
21
Jun
Walking Together - Workforce... Beenleigh
Walking Together is about changing perspectives, practice and policy.
21
Jun
Working with Complexity - parents... Hamilton
A one-day workshop designed for child protection workers in government and community agencies.
26
Jun
Mindfulness & Emotional Self...
This full day workshop will explore key ideas and practices from a number of different therapeutic modalities using theoretical presentations, group discussions and experiential exercises.
28
Jun
First-Up - client response... Hamilton
This workshop provides a time to reflect on the significant role that administration staff play, as the ‘first-up’ contacts for prospective and existing clients and others. Participants have the opportunity to practice the skills involved, and to share ideas and learnings with others.
02
Aug
The Forgotten Known - Attachment...
This full-day workshop is designed to assist social workers, child protection workers, psychologists, counsellors and community workers to develop a better understanding of adults, children and families with traumatic histories and to enhance their skills in working with this client group.
16
Aug
Slater and Gordon - Motor Vehicle...
Legal Ed Seminar Slater and Gordon will present this Legal Education Seminar on Motor Vehicle Compensation Claims.
01
Sep
Revitalising your Social Work... Springwood
This week-end full day workshop consists of presentations, discussions, sharing of experiences/information amongst participants, networking and business planning activity based on newly acquired information.
13
Sep
The Forgotten Known - STAGE TWO -...
This full-day workshop is designed for those who have attended the core Forgotten Known workshop and who wish to further their skills and develop tools for working with clients who have experienced trauma and attachment disruptions.
03
Dec
Slater and Gordon - Insurance and...
The last in our 2018 Legal Ed Seminars with Slater and Gordon will cover Insurance and Superannuation Claims.

Central Queensland

28
May
Working with Young People who Self... Wandal
What participants will gain from this workshop? - Self Harm • Understand differences and links between self harm / injury and suicidal behaviour. • Identifying those most at risk of self harm / injury. • Risk factors for self harm / injury behaviour.
28
May
Building Resilience in Young People Wandal
This workshop is for teachers, youth workers, counsellors, psychologists, chaplains, foster carers, etc. It will provide practical strategies that are easy to implement. What participants will gain from this workshop?
01
Jun
Working with Young People who Self... Mount Isa
This workshop is about non-suicidal self injury, also known as self harm or self injury. This workshop is for teachers, youth workers, counsellors, psychologists, chaplains, foster carers, etc. It will provide practical strategies that are easy to implement.
01
Jun
Building Resilience in Young People Mount Isa
This workshop addresses building resilience. What is it? What are the components? How to build a resilience program. This workshop is for teachers, youth workers, counsellors, psychologists, chaplains, foster carers, etc. It will provide practical strategies that are easy to implement.

Far North Queensland

31
May
Yarn Up Tok Blo Yumi Caboolture
The program fosters a genuine appreciation for, and understanding of the significance of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, country, history and culture.

Gold Coast

15
May
Applied Suicide Intervention... Gold Coast
ASIST will teach participants to identify someone at risk of suicide and how to complete an intervention to keep that person safe from suicide while further supports are being sort.
28
Jun
Doing School Difference - national... Gold Coast
Doing School Differently is an exciting Australian conference for everyone interested in flexible and inclusive education.

Logan

21
Apr
Introduction to Working with... Springwood
This two day weekend workshop will cover the basic principles and practices through experimental exercises, discussion and some personal exploration.
26
Apr
Slater and Gordon - Medical Law -... Springwood
Legal Ed Seminar Register now for the second Legal Education Seminar with Slater and Gordon on Medical Law.
14
May
Masterclass in Working Effectively... Springwood
This week end workshop offers an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of group process and the managing of group energy and leadership skills.
21
May
Working with Migrant & Refugee... Springwood
This full day workshop is designed for professionals to gain a better understanding of working with cross cultural families from migrant and refugee backgrounds.
10
Oct
Underneath the Masculine Mask: How...
This one day workshop will explore why men often resist the term ‘depression’ due to traditional masculine socialisation which views talking about problems and admitting to not coping as weak, shameful and unmanly.

Moreton Bay

10
Jul
Child Abuse & Neglect... Caboolture
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
10
Jul
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... Caboolture
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.

North Queensland

17
May
Ethical Decision Making Townsville
This one day workshop run by Dr Amanda Nickson will focus on personal and professional values, value conflicts together with analysing ethical dilemmas to make informed ethical decisions. It will provide you with different ethical decision making tools and how to apply to real life scenarios.
14
Jun
Activate Inclusion - Leading... Cairns
There is significant evidence about the benefits of inclusion in the workplace and how these benefits flow on to the community. This program assists leaders in gaining skills in enacting inclusion in their own organisation and reaping those benefits

Online

22
Mar
Join our Place-based mailing list
Place-based work is a developing area of practice and QCOSS is committed to supporting this development through the provision of resources and learning from our own practice and those of others.

Outside Queensland

14
May
SACOSS Essential Services and... Adelaide
Everyone has a right to affordable and equitable access to essential services such as energy, water, telecommunications and transport.

Queensland wide

16
May
Movement for change - play your... Brisbane
The stories we tell ourselves now will determine the future. How can we change these stories to create the future we want? How do we move our communities closer to creating greater wellbeing by challenging how we talk about the world?
15
Jun
QCOSS State Budget Breakfast 2018 South Brisbane
The QCOSS State Budget Breakfast will be held on Friday 15 June at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Hon Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships has been invited to address attendees on the effects that the State B

Southwest Queensland

11
Jul
Child Abuse & Neglect... St George
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
11
Jul
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... St George
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.

Sunshine Coast

03
May
Plan Ahead - NDIS Participant... Nambour
QDN's Plan Ahead workshops are a fun, free way for people with disabilities and their supports to get ready for the NDIS.
04
May
Gympie Plan Ahead - Getting Ready... Gympie
QDN's Plan Ahead workshops are a fun, free way for people with disabilities and their supports to get ready for the NDIS.

Wide Bay Burnett

22
May
Free Child Abuse & Neglect... Hervey Bay
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
22
May
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... Hervey Bay
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
23
May
Child Abuse & Neglect... Bundaberg
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
23
May
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... Bundaberg
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.
03
Jul
Child Abuse & Neglect... Gympie
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
03
Jul
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... Gympie
A free workshop for anyone in the local area who works or volunteers directly or indirectly with children. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.