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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

SNAICC - National Voice for our Children - Upcoming Training Programs

SNAICC Training Programs

Child Protection, Family Violence and Community Support

Stronger, Safer, Together
Intensive and Targeted Family Support 

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This program develops skills and understanding of intensive family support work, designed to address multiple and/or complex needs and assist families to build their capacity to care for and protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. This workshop will explore good practice learning, practice and reflection for workers providing intensive family support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families with multiple and complex needs.

Through Young Black Eyes (TYBE)
Train-the-Trainer Workshop

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This well-established program builds participant’s confidence and skills, as well as community capacity for running community based workshops using the Through Young Black Eyes Workshop kit. Participants discuss and learn about issues and running programs relating to family violence, trauma, child abuse and neglect in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Safe for Community
Recognising and Responding to Family Violence

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This workshop is designed as an introductory program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers and non -Indigenous workers in the community sector working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by family violence. The focus includes working with the whole community, children and young people, women and men.
Participants include family violence workers, child protection, out-of-home care, social housing, early childhood, youth work and related fields. Participation in the workshop is also encouraged for non-Indigenous workers who engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people affected by family violence and trauma.

Safe for Kids
Working with Children and Young People who have Experienced Family Violence

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Develop a culturally safe approach and practice framework for working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children & young people who have experienced Family Violence, abuse and neglect.

Safe for Women

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Develop a culturally safe approach and practice framework for working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women and their children who have experienced Family Violence and abuse.

Safe and Healthy Men

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This workshop improves the skills and knowledge required to work with and engage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander men who use violence in the home and to assist them to:

  • To heal and become stronger and healthier men
  • Keep their families safe from violence & abuse;
  • To take responsibility and be held accountable for their use of violent and abusive behaviour;
  • To work towards changing their violent behaviour
  • To focus on their parenting role and value their children & young people’s well being

If you would like more information, please contact Dave Ellis: SNAICC Training Manager on 03 9489 8099.

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

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

    69,200

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