Workplace

Centre for Learning offers the following courses for workplaces:

 

Cultural Awareness

A series of Community Profile sessions designed for teachers who have students from refugee backgrounds. The sessions enable a better understanding of their families, culture and country of origin. Separate sessions are offered on: The Sudan, Central Africa, West Africa and Afghanistan.

Offered to school or agency groups upon request. These sessions are partly funded by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship's Settlement Grants Program.

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

 

Child Safe Environments-reporting child abuse and neglect (Formerly Mandatory Reporting)

This 7 hour course is designed to assist participants understand the issues, their obligations and to discover ways to protect young people from all forms of abuse. This is an accredited course that meets the assessment requirements and is approved by the Department for Education and Child Development. It is suitable for anyone working with children in the community except those employed in a school or child care facility (a separate course called Responding to Abuse and Neglect is available for teachers, school support staff and child care workers and is specifically tailored for them). The Statement of Completion issued is valid for three years.

The course teaches:

  • What are the various forms of abuse
  • How to recognise physical and behavioural indicators of abuse
  • The value of early intervention
  • About common values and the tendency to overlook abuse
  • How and when to notify the authorities
  • How to deal with concerns you may have in reporting abuse

Essential workbooks provided.

Bookings: Centre For Learning - Registration Form

Dates: Please Check the Course Calendar

Cost: $85, (concessions available for Health Care Card holders and LCC staff and volunteers)

Lunch provided.

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111 

Child Safe Environments-Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (Refresher)

This is a three hour presentation which is suitable for individuals or groups where participants have previously completed the full day course and wish to update their certification and training after a three year period.

Through doing this course you'll review the various forms of abuse, physical and behavioural indicators of abuse, the value of early intervention and any changes to the legal responsibilities to report suspicions.

Dates: Please Check the Course Calendar

Cost: $45.00 (GST included) (concessions available for Health Care Card holders and LCC staff and volunteers)

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

 

Basic Emergency Relief Training

This 2 day course is designed to introduce Emergency Relief volunteers to issues in delivering the Emergency Relief program in South Australia and the Northern Territory to people who are in financial crisis. 

Through doing this course you will gain a better understanding of the role of ER and financial counselling including worker values and attitudes, poverty issues, agency resources and networking, advocacy and referral processes and communication skills and interviews.

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

Budget Skills Training

This is a 2 day course designed to provide experienced Emergency Relief volunteers and workers with the knowledge, skills and practical tools to provide a Budget Counselling service as a bridge between Emergency Relief and Financial Counselling. 

Topics include: how to produce Income and Expenditure Statements and use as a counselling tool; short-term money plans; preparing for negotiations with utilities and other creditors; debt collection issues and agency issues of policy, privacy, records etc.

Training opportunities will be advertised on our website at lccare.org.au as funding becomes available. Through doing this course you'll learn: the roles of ER, budget counselling & financial counselling; practical steps of budget counselling; client needs, values, attitudes and choices.

Cost: $165 (GST included)

Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

Advanced Emergency Relief and Budget Skills Training

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This is a two day training course – the pre-requisite for registering to attend is completion of the Basic Budget Skills Training course.

Topics include: developing more detailed money plans; negotiation skills with partners and families about money issues; credit reporting; dealing with clients with complex needs and sensitive money problems; difficult behaviour; and cultural awareness.

Emergency Relief Coordinators' Training

This 2 day course provides further training for managers who have completed the Basic ER Training. Topics covered in this training include managing volunteers, networking skills, service models, managing clients with difficult behaviour, welfare rights and advocacy.

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

A Safe and Respectful Workplace - Initial and Refresher Training

This course must be attended by all Lutheran Community Care staff and volunteers so that they are aware of the issues, their rights and obligations in relation to bullying, harassment, other forms of abuse and inappropriate behaviour to ensure a safe work environment.

This training may be applicable to certain organisations within the Lutheran Church of Australia. Please enquire with us.  

Enquiries  
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

 

A Safe and Respectful Workplace - Train the Trainer

This course has been created specifically to equip people to provide training for others working or volunteering within the Lutheran Church of Australia so that they are aware of the issues, their rights and obligations in relation to harassment and abuse as forms of sexual abuse. It is facilitated by an accredited trainer and a certificate is issued (valid for three years

Course Details: Available for churches, schools or church agency bookings

Enquiries: Lutheran SA/NT District Office Tel 82675211

Dates: Please Check the Course Calendar

Cost: 75.00 (Concessions apply for LCC staff & volunteers)

Enquiries  
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

Dealing with Challenging Behaviours and Environments

This is a 1 day course designed to provide Emergency Relief volunteers and workers with skills and practical tips for dealing with challenging behaviours from clients. This training has a focus on understanding and managing challenging emotions and mental health issues; how to respond to different types of risk; communicating in difficult situations; case studies drawn from Emergency Relief experience and how to best look after yourself. It is funded by the Australian Government and held as funding is made available.

Training opportunities are advertised on our Calendar

Enquiries  
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

 

PREPARE - Core Training

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This full day course is developed to train those with relevant experience in providing the PREPARE Program for couples. Relevant experience includes teaching, social work, family therapy and pastoral care. 

Cost: $250 and includes:

  • A full training pack (containing 95-page Facilitator's Manual on CD-ROM, two Training DVDs, a Resource Guide, sample Facilitator and Couple Reports, a Couple Workbook and workshop handouts)
  • A voucher (valid for 12 months) for attendance at a Going Deeper Day
  • Access to the online Customised Version couple management system
  • One free couple scoring (best used as a practice run to become familiar with the system)

Training opportunities are advertised on our Calendar

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

 

PREPARE - Going Deeper

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This 1-day course will include some skills training and practice opportunities for working with feedback techniques and workbook exercises. The day will also cover selected content and processes relevant to working with stepfamilies, mature age couples and conflicted couples.

Cost: Included in the cost of the PREPARE - Core Training 

Training opportunities are advertised on our Calendar

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111

For Facilitators who have completed training in Version 2000 and wish to update the training:

Cultural Intelligence with New Australian Communities

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This workshop provides training for workplaces, staff and volunteers who are working with new arrivals or others from diverse backgrounds, especially those from Muslim communities. The course length can range from a half day to one full day.

Topics include:

  • definition of 'culture'
  • cultural differences
  • experience of refugees in Australia
  • providing a culturally sensitive service.

Training opportunities are advertised on our Calendar

Enquiries
Email: magill@lccare.org.au or Tel: 08 8331 3111