Events

 

Brisbane

22
Nov
QCOSS Event: A Human Rights Act... WEST END
QCOSS is teaming up with the campaign for A Human Rights Act for Queensland to offer an event discussing where our Human Rights Act is, what it might contain, how it will be of benefit and how the push for this important reform can be sustained.
28
Nov
QCOSS Event: What will a Human... WEST END
What will a Human Rights Act for Queensland mean for the community sector?
19
Sep
Skilling Queenslanders for Work Mount Gravatt
Free course, recruiting now!
26
Oct
Inspiring, Connecting, Acting for... South Brisbane
To mark CRU’s anniversary, we invite you to join us on the 26 & 27 October 2018 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for Inspiring, Connecting, Acting for Change: Three Events to mark Three Decades.
30
Oct
Epilepsy Symposium South Brisbane
Hear the latest information on epilepsy research, diagnosis and treatment from international, interstate and local specialists. Bookings essential. For further information about the program go to our website www.epilepsyqueensland.com.au.
31
Oct
Understanding Domestic and Sexual... Inala
This workshop will cover the following topics: • Acknowledging how culture, ethnicity and religion impact on communities understanding of domestic and family violence • Intimate Partner Violence and the challenges for women in reporting and dealing with this type of abuse • The Influence of gende
01
Nov
DNA - Development 'N'... Hamilton
A practical and engaging one-day workshop on child development theory and trauma and how to integrate the theory in to your role in child protection.
02
Nov
Threats of Violence: How to... Brisbane
Do your clients talk about harming others or even mass murder? Do you know how to tell serious violent threats from harmless statements? Do you know how to respond when a client threatens to harm someone? This workshop aims to provide you with: • Information about different types of threat
07
Nov
Mental Health First Aid Brisbane
Mental Health First Aid Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th of November. Both days need to be attended to be accredited. Learn the skills to recognize a possible mental health problem/illness developing or worsening and what you, as a Mental Health First Aider can do to support the person.
08
Nov
Queensland Microfinance Forum Springwood
The Good Shepherd Microfinance Forum will be held in Springwood, Brisbane on 8 - 9 November 2018.
12
Nov
Working with Violent Male Offenders Inala
This workshop will cover the following topics: - overview around Men and violence -Core beliefs & link to violent behaviours -Masculinity, Gender & Violence -Risk Assessment & Safety Planning -Violence from a cultural perspective & Intergenerational trauma -How to establish a w
13
Nov
Applied Suicide Intervention... South Brisbane
2 day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. Learn the skills to recognize someone who may have thoughts of suicide and what you as a suicide first aider can do to support them to keep safe.
14
Nov
Bridging Troubled Waters -... Hamilton
This one-day workshop considers the tricky issues in managing workplace conflict and tension and restoring harmony. We also consider engaging ‘difficult’ workers who resist normal supervisory efforts to change unacceptable behaviour.
15
Nov
Focused Psychological Strategies... Kedron
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.
16
Nov
Interpreters & Translators:... Windsor
This full-day training will increase the competency and confidence of interpreters and translators in communicating with their clients in aspects of reproductive and sexual health.
26
Nov
How to Have Difficult Conversations Brisbane
This one day workshop will give you the tools and the awareness to be more comfortable, effective and successful in your difficult and tough conversations.
27
Nov
Presentation Skills for Leaders Brisbane
The Presentation Skills for Leaders workshop will prepare you to present confidently and effectively, ensuring that you have maximum impact and that your message is heard.
28
Nov
QCOSS Event: Changing Lives,... Woolloongabba
What will it take to create a Brisbane community where everyone contributes, matters, and belongs?
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.
18
Dec
Applied Suicide Intervention... Warner
2 Day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Central Queensland

01
Nov
QCOSS Event: Changing Lives,... Gladstone
What will it take to create a Gladstone community where everyone contributes, matters and belongs?

Far North Queensland

08
Nov
QCOSS Event: Changing Lives,... Manunda
What will it take to create a Cairns community where everyone contributes, matters, and belongs?

Gold Coast

19
Oct
Gold Coast Saverplus - Elanora -... Elanora
Learn simple saving tips and tricks from free services in your local libraries. Available: Financial counselling, rent connect, community supports, energy tips, SPER information, Legal Aid, and Office of Fair Trading.
14
Nov
ASID Conference 2018 Broadbeach
This year marks the 52nd Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID) Conference. This year, the conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland from Wednesday 14th November to Friday 16th November 2018.
30
Nov
Working with Young People who Self... Nerang
This training will give clear understanding of what is self harm, why it occurs, and what workers can do. It will offer practical strategies that are easily implemented.

Ipswich

17
Nov
Child Abuse Prevention / Mandatory... Ipswich
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.
17
Nov
Child Safe Organisation Training... Ipswich
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.

Logan

22
Nov
Launch of the Queensland Place-... Logan
The first face-to-face opportunity for the Queensland Place-based Community of Practice will take place as part of ChangeFest 2018. It is a FREE event, with breakfast.
23
Oct
Financial wellbeing information... Logan Central
The financial literacy showcase is brought to you by the Logan Financial Literacy Action Group (FLAG). Listen and share information about financial literacy issues in Logan.
05
Feb
Youth Mental Health First Aid Beenleigh/Logan
This 14-hour YMHFA Course teaches adults how to provide Mental Health First Aid to adolescents. Topics discussed in this course include depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, psychosis and substance use problems.

Moreton Bay

08
Nov
Core Skills for New & Emerging... Caboolture
This one-day workshop offers an introduction to core knowledge and understandings necessary to feel confident and skilled in meeting the needs of your team, your service and your client group.

North Queensland

02
Nov
Introducing the Stepped Care Model... Mackay
Short Seminar presenting an overview of the Federal Mental Health reforms and changes to referral pathways in primary mental health care.
09
Nov
The NDIS: its positives, pitfalls... Townsville
In this workshop Karene Gravener will outline why NDIS is her passion and share with you its positives, pitfalls and the pathway forward.
23
Nov
Legal Education Seminar for Social... Kirwan
Legal Education Seminar for Social Workers in conjunction with Slater and Gordon Lawyers.  Topics to be covered: Qld Mental Health Act 2016 Social Work and the Law Privacy and Confidentiality

North West Queensland

13
Nov
QCOSS Event: Changing Lives,... Mount Isa
What will it take to create a Mount Isa community where everyone contributes, matters, and belongs?

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.
01
Nov
Nuts and Bolts Accidental...
Without professional support, resources, training and experience, or even a clear mandate to ‘do counselling,’ workers often find themselves placed in an impromptu counselling role as a result of issues or requests that arise and are confronted with a range of difficult dilemmas.

Queensland wide

06
Nov
QCOSS Annual General Meeting 2018 West End
The QCOSS AGM will be held from 7:30 to 9:30am on Tuesday 6 November 2018
15
Nov
Bold Ideas Better Solutions:... Woolloongabba
This event is for health and disability practitioners as well as people and families who have experienced a traumatic injury or who have a lifelong brain or spinal injury.

Redland

21
Oct
The art of hosting and harvesting... North Stradbroke Island
Together we will discover how we can consciously create and host spaces for collaborative conversations that generate wise action in our organisations, communities and families.

Sunshine Coast

20
Oct
Child Safe Organisation Training... Meridan Plains
A free workshop containing essential knowledge for anyone who works or volunteers in an organisation that deals directly or indirectly with children.
15
Nov
Mental Health First Aid Noosa Heads
12 hour Standard Mental Health First Aid
03
Dec
QCOSS Event: Changing Lives,... Caboolture
What will it take to create a Caboolture community where everyone contributes, matters, and belongs?

Wide Bay Burnett

19
Oct
Workshop: Intimate partner sexual... Bundaberg
Facilitated by Di Macleod Director of the Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence, this introductory workshop will cover how to recognise and respond to intimate partner sexual violence.
26
Oct
Disability and gender based... Bundaberg
Leona Barrie from WWILD presents this workshop on disability and gender based violence, understanding its dynamics and improving responses.