Events

 

Brisbane

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.
30
May
VET: Working Together to Build our... Fortitude Valley
This forum will bring together VET training stakeholders who are committed to producing quality training outcomes across human services including early childhood education and care.
31
May
Brisbane Alliance to end... West End
Official launch of the Brisbane Alliance to End Homelessness and forum
31
May
Effective Supervision for... Hamilton
This is a one-day workshop, designed for both current supervisors and those who are aspiring to become supervisors.
31
May
Family Inclusion in the Child... Kangaroo Point
Three Hour Session for Practitioners Family Inclusion Strategies in the Hunter (FISH) is a parent and worker co led organisation aimed at building a family inclusive child protection and out of home care system.
01
Jun
Creating Inclusion, Giving Parents... Kangaroo Point
Another great forum from FIN – for FREE. Parents and family members especially should come: hear how other parents have amplified their voice and are changing ‘the system’. Key Speakers: · Parents who have experienced children removal, and are now working as parent repr
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
Love Bites Facilitator Training Wynnum
Love Bites is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships and violence prevention for young people. This 2-day training will qualify participants to deliver the program in school and out-of-school settings.
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.
12
Jul
7 Steps to Safety Workshop (Free) Wynnum
Free interactive workshop for anyone who works with families, caregivers and communities and wants to engage them in discussions and planning around children's safety.
14
Jul
Whole Community Response to... Wynnum
A free workshop for people working with children aged 3-6. Essential knowledge about protecting children from abuse and neglect and developing a whole-of-community approach to promoting child wellbeing.
19
Jul
SaFa® Training – the relationship... Hamilton
The SaFa® training series is underpinned by Encompass’ special expertise in working to help create safer families - families able to meet children’s and young people’s needs for safety, security and self-worth.
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.
02
Aug
Family Ties - working with kinship... Hamilton
A one day workshop that puts the spotlight on the particular issues which workers must address for kinship care to work well, and considers strategies to assist all parties to focus on the child’s needs irrespective of ‘family’ issues.
07
Aug
Applied Suicide Intervention... Moorooka
ASIST is a scientifically proven suicide intervention model where participants will learn to intervene and help to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. During the 2 day course participants will gain the skills to assist in reducing suicidal feelings for those at risk.
16
Aug
Slater and Gordon - Motor Vehicle...
Legal Ed Seminar Slater and Gordon will present this Legal Education Seminar on Motor Vehicle Compensation Claims.
22
Aug
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect... Moorooka
Workshop covers essential knowledge for anyone working with children and young people, particularly those covered by mandatory reporting requirements. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
22
Aug
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... Moorooka
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.
23
Aug
CBT Exposure Therapy for Anxiety...
This full day workshop will assist participants to work with clients who have social anxiety, generalised anxiety, specific phobias, intrusive thoughts and panic/anxiety attacks, using CBT Exposure Therapy.
23
Aug
Tuning in to Acting Out -... Hamilton
In this one day workshop we examine the purpose of behaviour as a form of communication. What does it mean to respond to the underlying need, as opposed to presenting behaviour? How do we do it?
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.
06
Sep
Bridging Troubled Waters -... Hamilton
This workshop is ideal for those in supervisory roles and considers the tricky issues in managing workplace conflict and tension and restoring harmony.
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.
25
Sep
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect... Northgate
Workshop covers essential knowledge for anyone working with children and young people, particularly those covered by mandatory reporting requirements. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.
11
Oct
Digging Deeper - risk assessment... Hamilton
A one-day workshop on integrating risk assessment with a strengths-based framework in child protection.
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.
10
Jul
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect... Gladstone
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... Gladstone
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.

Darling Downs

16
Jun
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect... Toowoomba
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
Jun
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... Toowoomba
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.

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

28
Jun
Doing School Differently -... Gold Coast
Doing School Differently is an exciting Australian conference for everyone interested in flexible and inclusive education.

Logan

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.
28
May
Youth Mental Health First Aid Beenleigh
Participants to attend both Mondays to be eligible for voluntary online accreditation to become a Youth Mental Health First Aider. Participants will learn about adolescent development and the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, how and where to get help and what sort of help has been show
13
Jun
Standard Mental Health First Aid Beenleigh
This course teaches adults how to provide initial support for adults who are either developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.
17
Jul
Youth Mental Health First Aid Beenleigh
This 14-hour YMHFA Course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to adolescents.
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

01
Jun
Child Safe Organisations Workshop... MACKAY
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.
01
Jun
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect... MACKAY
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.
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
05
Jul
Love Bites Facilitator Training Townsville
Love Bites is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships and violence prevention for young people. This 2-day training will qualify participants to deliver the program in school and out-of-school settings.

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.
13
Jun
Building Effective Teams: Core...
This session will build your understanding around the key qualities of effective teams and how to support the development and maintenance of these qualities in your team.
27
Jun
Introduction to Mentoring &...
We will explore the theoretical basis of mentoring and coaching as well as practical application of these approaches, for example, when to apply which approach.
11
Jul
Communication Skills: Core Skills...
This session supports leaders to reconnect with what constitutes good communication and how it shifts and changes in the context of leadership.
08
Aug
Leadership Styles & Role...
The session will provide participants with techniques for developing role clarity in their leadership and across all their team members
22
Aug
Promoting Innovation &...
In this session we will explore how leaders can support innovation and creativity in teams.

Queensland wide

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
26
Aug
Skilling Queenslands for Work... Queensland wide
Interested in learning more about the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative? Looking for some tips and tricks to help with your funding applications? We will be holding workshops throughout Queensland in late August through to mid September.
07
Nov
QCOSS Annual General Meeting
The QCOSS AGM will be held from 7:30 to 9:30am on 7 November 2018

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.

Wide Bay Burnett

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.