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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

QATSICPP Practice Standards, Supervision Framework & me Where to from here?

As we move forward with embedding and implementing QATSICPP Practice Standards and supervision framework. QATSICPP encourages those that have participated in the practice standards workshops and supervision framework training to being a process of reflection, individually or in your teams (using the thought bubbles/ take home messages that you jotted down at the end of each module), about your experiences with embedding or applying the practice standards and supervision framework in your work/ practice.

The following survey, QATSICPP Practice Standards, Supervision Framework & Me, may assist you with these reflections and discussions. By completing this survey, you will provide us with valuable information about your experiences and ways we can better support the sector with embedding and applying the practice standards and supervision framework in practice.

The survey will take about 10minutes to complete:


Snap Shot of Practice Standards workshops and Supervision Framework training

Number of participants = 300

  • 236 participants completed standard 1 (Module 1); Engaging the Child and Family
  • 236 completed standard 2, (module 2); Identifying the storyline
  • 230 completed standard 3, (module 3); Changing the storyline
  • 220 completed standard 4 (module 4); Establishing a new storyline and
  • 215 completing the supervision framework training.

Number of participating services = 23 (21 FWBS, 1 Recognised Entity, 1 mainstream NGO)

Number of workers by profession (not all participants reported their position title)

  • Support worker = 96
  • Case worker = 33
  • Coordinators = 25
  • Team Leaders = 13
  • Managers = 17
  • Practitioners = 20
  • Executive = 5

Participants testimonies

  • “No, I found the delivery to be culturally appropriate which is great. Having facilitators with knowledge of your work is an advantage”.
  • “Keep doing what your doing”
  • “Appreciate that you are delivering through yarning real stories”
  • “we’ve done a lot around this, we need to be challenged more”
  • “thank you for the new knowledge learnt. The content was informative”
  • “more time to role play workers, supervisors”
  • “follow up sessions so it sinks in”
  • “have community members tell their story as part of the workshops/ training”
  • “diagrams be more detailed, as I found it difficult to understand – concept map”
  • “maybe use or ask staff to use examples of their practice in engaging families”


Participants from the Gidgee Healing Family Wellbeing Services – May 2018


Participants from the Brisbane Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service and Yulu-Burri-Ba Aboriginal Corporation for Community Health, Family Wellbeing Service – April 2018 


Workshop Training Opportunities

Galang Education & Training

Gallang Education and Training (RTO#40564) are conducting training for community & health workers in the CHC43315 Cert IV in Mental Health (Government funded). This course is delivered over 12 months, 6 one week blocks, every 2 months.

They also offer the CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling training delivered over 14 months with 8 face to face blocks.

Your workers/employees may be interested in Upskilling instead of doing a full qualification. Gallang now offer the Healing Accredited Short course that runs for 4 Blocks covering 5 Units of Competencies.

Galang Education and Training delivers courses Queensland wide. Their qualifications are Nationally recognised, gaining pathways to higher qualifications. All the Units of Competencies are accredited and you may be entitled to a straight Credit Transfers in other qualifications if you pursue further studies.

Please contact our training team on (07) 3899-5041 for further information.

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children

SNAICC also offer education and training workshops for the sector. Some are:

  • Stronger Safer Together
  • Through Young Black Eyes
  • Safe for community
  • Safe for kids
  • Safe for Women
  • Safe and Healhty Men
  • Working and Walking Together
  • Opening Doors to genuine partnerships
  • Recognising and responding to Trauma
  • Tracks to Healing

Please contact SNAICC on phone: 03 9489 8099 or visit their website:

Services are encouraged to share and post on QATSICPP Facebook page any training opportunities or scholarships or to forward onto members of the QATSICPP team for distribution and/or promotion.

National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health
Trauma and the child

This course explores a trauma-informed approach to understanding the prevalence of trauma, and its impacts on the child and families. It briefly explores the implications of this approach to caring for, or working with, young people. It does not explore trauma- specific therapies. 

It is estimated that the course will take you three – four hours to complete (including watching videos and completing assessments). However, you can complete the course in several sessions at your own pace. The last page you visit will be bookmarked so that you can jump straight back to where you left off – whenever it suits you, 24/7.

To participate in any of their elearning courses, please click on the following link and register.

Insight Webinars – Alcohol and other drug training and workforce development

May 30 - The Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court
This seminar will provide insight into the model for the re-instated program, an also explore the reasons and principles regarding what makes diversionary courts an effective intervention and resource.

June 6 – Working with people with personality disorders
This presentation will focus upon the challenges of working with clients with personality disorders, offering practical strategies for engagement, management and treatment.

To participate in any of Insights workshops and webinars, please visit their website to register.

Health Infonet:

For further information on Practice Standards workshop and/ or supervision framework training and/ or further professional development, please contact Sidney Williams, 0477 701 257 or email:

  • Child Protection Environment


    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak


    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.