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Key shortfalls identified by Auditor General for vulnerable children and families

27 May 2015 – Victoria’s support services for vulnerable children and families are being overwhelmed by rising and more complex demands, according to a report released today by the Victoria Auditor General.


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Federal funding cuts hurting Aboriginal people and services

25 May 2015 – The severe adverse effects of 2014-15 Federal Budget cuts on Aboriginal people and services have been highlighted by the federal government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) tender process, VCOSS says in a federal parliamentary submission.


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Social and economic contribution of community sector at risk from funding cuts

22 May 2015 – Cuts to the community sector locked in by the recent federal budget will put at risk the substantial economic and social contribution of Victorian community sector charities, according to a new report from the Victorian Council of Social Service. “Victorian […]


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Strengthening the state: A snapshot of Victoria’s community sector charities

21 May 2015 – A new VCOSS report gives a snapshot of the contribution of Victoria's community sector charities to the state's economy and society, with charities employing almost 97,000 people, generating about $13 billion in income a year and being supported by almost 135,000 volunteers.


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Budget leaves most disadvantaged to do the heavy lifting

13 May 2015 – Last night’s Federal Budget spoke a great deal about fairness but it leaves the poorest Australians to do the bulk of the heavy lifting, says the Victorian Council of Social Service. “Several measures in the Budget are deeply concerning and […]

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Skilful use of mindfulness in therapeutic work with clients & individual practice
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Berry Street Education Model
Berry Street Education Model
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Privacy and confidentiality, documentation and report writing
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Clark Baim - Mindful Co-working & Attachment-based practice Workshops
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Clark Baim - Mindful Co-working & Attachment-based practice Workshops
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Working with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) & Refugee Communities in child & welfare settings
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Working with vulnerable service users in group work workshop
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Peer Education Methods & Strategies
Developing your presence as a group leader
Importance of Sibling Placement Forum
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Development and evaluation of group work programs Workshop
VCOSS Regional Training Program 2015: Shepparton
Psychological Abuse/Bullying
Critical Reflection: Practice, Self and Spirituality
Director Dynamics Masterclass
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Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar
Grief and Loss from a different perspective
Grief and Loss from a different perspective
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Communities in Control conference 2015
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Epilepsy: Know Me, Support Me
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Understanding Financial Statements: Board Skills Builder
Board Skills Builder: Understanding Financial Statements
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5 Day Supervision Course
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