Term 4 Professional Development

Term 4 Professional Development

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Please use the links under each course title to enrol in your desired course. You should still be able to use your existing login to book these courses.

Please note Networks Training terms and conditions have changed effective 1st September 2020. By registering with Network Training you are agreeing to abide by Networks terms and conditions.

Training Locations:

Surry Hills:  8-10 Belmore Street, Surry Hills 2010 NSW

Girraween: Unit 5A, 79 Mandoon Road, Girraween, 2145 NSW

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 1! Whose time Whose Place? Monday 26th October

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/WTOP

Embedding MTOP into everyday practice. Educators should understand all elements of My Time our Place and be able to demonstrate how it guides their practice. This short webinar is designed for Educators to think more deeply about the framework and gain strategies to extend their current knowledge of its vision, principles, practices and learning outcomes.

Girraween: Demystifying Children. Tuesday 27th October

10:30am – 1:30pm
$195 Members (+GST) $295 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/756_755_DemystifyingchildrenG

MENTAL HEALTH, ADHD, AUTISM, DEPRESSION AND BEYOND

NETWORK OF COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES IS WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH FINGERMAZE  

FingerMaze is a Psychology and Consulting Clinic based in Sydney which has an experienced team of professionals dedicated to working with children, adolescents and families. In addition to the psychology services, FingerMaze also provides learning and development programs which draw upon a wide range of experiences from the team.

This session looks at understanding and considered reactions NOT responses to both simple and complex diagnoses of children in OOSH.

In particular, the session will cover the symptoms and presentations of Anxiety, Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and ODD.

Surry Hills: Demystifying Children. Tuesday 28th October

10:30am – 1:30pm
$195 Members (+GST) $295 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/755_Demystifyingchildren3

MENTAL HEALTH, ADHD, AUTISM, DEPRESSION AND BEYOND

NETWORK OF COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES IS WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH FINGERMAZE  

FingerMaze is a Psychology and Consulting Clinic based in Sydney which has an experienced team of professionals dedicated to working with children, adolescents and families. In addition to the psychology services, FingerMaze also provides learning and development programs which draw upon a wide range of experiences from the team.

This session looks at understanding and considered reactions NOT responses to both simple and complex diagnoses of children in OOSH.

In particular, the session will cover the symptoms and presentations of Anxiety, Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and ODD.

Webinar: Child Protector Accredited. Part 1Wednesday 28th October. Part 2 – Wednesday 4th November.

10:00am -1:00pm
$225 Members $325 Non- Members

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/758_AChildProtection2

This accredited course will assist Educators working in OOSH services to gain the skills to identify and respond to children at risk. This unit supersedes CHCCH I LD401 so ensure you have the updated Child Protection unit. This is a 2-part course and both parts must be completed.

Webinar: FREE Member Meetings – West. Thursday 29th October

10:00am – 11:00am
FREE for all members!

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/MM1

Member Meets is a series of free webinars for Network members to come together and be heard.  At these virtual meetings we will update members on Network’s latest activities and share latest thinking and developments in OOSH. We will share the latest on A&R, Network’s advocacy and emerging issues.

It is also a chance to share any professional development ideas or resources you may need.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. In the event that we are fully booked please email network@networkofcommunityactivities.org.au so that you can be added to a reserve list.

Please book into the Member Meet targeted for your area.

Webinar: Child Protection Refresher. Friday 30th October

12:00pm – 2:00pm
$80 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/757_CPwebinar5

This webinar provides an overview and update of Child Protection legislation and best practice and how to practically apply it in your service.

It is important that all Educators demonstrate currency in their understanding of child protection in OOSH services.

This is a 2 hour webinar and is not accredited.

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 2! Positive Proactive Management. Monday 2nd November

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/766_Risk

Managing Risks and Risk Benefit Assessments for OOSH 
Find out how your risk management system can support good practice, encourage more play, while reducing excessive paperwork.

Webinar: FREE Member Meetings – North. Thursday 5th November

10:00am – 11:00am
FREE for all members!

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/773_MM2

Member Meets is a series of free webinars for Network members to come together and be heard.  At these virtual meetings we will update members on Network’s latest activities and share latest thinking and developments in OOSH. We will share the latest on A&R, Network’s advocacy and emerging issues.

It is also a chance to share any professional development ideas or resources you may need.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. In the event that we are fully booked please email (insert network email) so that you can be added to a reserve list.

Please book into the Member Meet targeted for your area.

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 3! OOSH Incorporating Sustainability. Monday 9th November

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/Sustainability

Finding ways to incorporate sustainability into your OOSH environments can seem difficult when doing it yourself. The NQF requires Educators to play an active role in caring for the environment and contribute to a sustainable future. How well does your service do this?

Webinar: Critical Reflection. Part 1 – Wednesday 11th November. Part 2 -Wednesday 18th November.

10:00am – 11:30am
$80 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/759_CriticalReflectionNov

Critical reflection is now one of the Exceeding themes! This is an essential skill for all Educators. Learn how to critically reflect on your Service and how to make this evident in your documentation and practice. This is a 2-part course and both parts must be completed.

Surry Hills: Supporting Positive Behaviour. Thursday 12th November

10:30am – 1:30pm
$195 Member (+GST) $295 Non-Member (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/760_insafehands2

This course aims to improve Educator’s knowledge, skills, attitudes and practices by strengthening their relationship and interactions with children.

The course provides Educators with a greater understanding of children’s emotions and will give them tools and techniques to support children to develop specific skills to help themselves regulate their behaviour.

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 4! Supervising and Appraising OOSH Educators. Monday 16th November

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/Appraisals

The performance appraisal is important for the Educators and service. It can ensure the ‘best performance’ practices from its Educators and promote their future development. However, staff development does not just happen.

  • Introduction to the supervision and appraisal process
  • Giving feedback
  • Preparing and conducting the supervision or appraisal meeting

Surry Hills: Accredited Healthy Food and Drinks. Thursday 19th November

9:30am – 4:00pm
$275 Members $375 Non- Members

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/Food

This accredited training will provide Educators with knowledge on:

  • National Regulations for hygiene and safe food practices
  • food contaminants
  • food storage and
  • how to plan and promote healthy food and drinks menus at your service.

The assessment for this course is due by close of business 17 December. No extensions will be granted.Failure to submit your assessment by the due date will result in the issue of a certificate of attendance only.When the assessment is marked as competent then a nationally accredited statement of attainment will be issued. This can be used toward other accredited training qualifications and will be recognised by other RTOs.
RTO: 90537

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 5! From Tokenism to Meaningful Engagement with Children. Monday 23rd November

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/Tokenism

This practical webinar will help you gain insight into reasons for, and potential of, increased children’s participation within OOSH 

  • Understand what is meaningful engagement
  • Explore dynamics of creating children’s and ongoing ways to maintain this
  • Consider common problems and ways to respond

Surry Hills: Accidental Counsellor. Monday 23rd November

9:00am – 4:00pm
$250 Members (+GST) $350 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/761_AccidentalCounsellorSH

This course is for OOSH workers, non counsellors, who find themselves in a position where others confide in them and self-disclose. It is designed to provide some knowledge and skills to recognise, respond and refer on when supporting someone who is in crisis or trauma. 

The full day session covers:

  • Practicing counselling techniques 
  • Maintaining Boundaries 
  • Learn to respond to aggressive or distressed colleagues, families and children 
  • Active Listening 
  • Improve your ability to identify signs that people may need emotional support 

Girraween: Accidental Counsellor. Tuesday 24th November

9:00am – 4:00pm
$250 Members (+GST) $350 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/762_761_AccidentalCounsellorG

This course is for OOSH workers, non counsellors, who find themselves in a position where others confide in them and self-disclose. It is designed to provide some knowledge and skills to recognise, respond and refer on when supporting someone who is in crisis or trauma. 

The full day session covers:

  • Practicing counselling techniques 
  • Maintaining Boundaries 
  • Learn to respond to aggressive or distressed colleagues, families and children 
  • Active Listening 
  • Improve your ability to identify signs that people may need emotional support 

Webinar: Ages and Stages. Wednesday 25th November

10:00am -11:30am
$65 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/AgesStages

Each child is unique! For Educators to work with children and program to meet their needs and individual abilities you need to understand:

  • the principles of child development
  • patterns of growth
  • stages of growth

This webinar explores these concepts so Educators can plan appropriate play experiences so children have the opportunity to practice new skills.

Webinar: FREE Member Meetings – South. Thursday 26th November

10:00am – 11:00am
FREE for all members!

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/774_773_MM3

Member Meets is a series of free webinars for Network members to come together and be heard.  At these virtual meetings we will update members on Network’s latest activities and share latest thinking and developments in OOSH. We will share the latest on A&R, Network’s advocacy and emerging issues.

It is also a chance to share any professional development ideas or resources you may need.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. In the event that we are fully booked please email network@networkofcommunityactivities.org.au so that you can be added to a reserve list.

Please book into the Member Meet targeted for your area.

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 6! Post COVID Interactions between Educators and Families.
Monday 30th November

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/PostCovid

The session covers:

• Ways to tackle common scenarios together which might arise from families collaborations with Covid restrictions in place.
• Explore how you can use playful and safe ways to interact with families which are relevant to your OOSH

Webinar: FREE Member Meetings. Sydney Region. Thursday 3rd December

10:00am – 11:00am
FREE for all members!

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/775_774_773_MM4

Member Meets is a series of free webinars for Network members to come together and be heard.  At these virtual meetings we will update members on Network’s latest activities and share latest thinking and developments in OOSH. We will share the latest on A&R, Network’s advocacy and emerging issues.

It is also a chance to share any professional development ideas or resources you may need.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. In the event that we are fully booked please email network@networkofcommunityactivities.org.au so that you can be added to a reserve list.

Please book into the Member Meet targeted for your area.

7 Part Webinar: Monday Motivator Part 7! Nominated Supervisor. What is Expected? Monday 7th December

10:00am – 11:00am
$50 Members (+GST) $100 Non- Members (+GST)
Full 7 part series: $300 Members (+GST) $500 Non- Members (+GST)

https://noca.jobreadyrto.com.au/apply_to_course/NS

The session covers:

  • Clarify the scope and nature of the role.
  • Learn some ways to deal with the challenges of the role.
  • Recognise the responsibilities you have as a person in charge, to yourself, your team, and your organisation.