$830 – $930

Through Young Black Eyes - Train the Trainer Workshop - Wed 5 & Thu 6 April...

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Weston Community Hub Meeting Room

1/6 Gritten

Weston, ACT 2611


View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description



Presented by the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)


NB: The following workshop provides the opportunity to discuss and learn about issues, and provides you with tools to share information within your workplace and community.

The program goal is to support healing from and the prevention of, family violence, child abuse and neglect and supporting the building of child safe communities and organisations.

The workshop aims to build participants’ capacity to use SNAICC’s ‘Through Young Black Eyes Workshop Kit’ in their own community context to deliver workshops and programs with the aim of creating safer communities for families and children. Each participant will receive a copy of the kit.

The learning objectives of the workshop are:

  1. To discuss and learn about issues relating to family violence, child abuse and neglect in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  2. To discuss the strengths in their communities which may assist in addressing these issues.

  3. Identify future goals and activities they can undertake in relation to addressing family violence, child abuse and neglect in their communities.

  4. Increase confidence and skills for running workshops using the Through Young Black Eyes Workshop kit, including through:

  • Clarifying the aims of their own future workshop/s

  • Designing a sample agenda for a workshop

  • Discussing the challenges in running workshops and how to overcome them

This workshop is designed for:

  • Anyone interested in the family violence prevention field

  • Those interested in gaining leadership skills in family violence prevention and child safety

  • Professionals from Child protection, Family Services, Family violence programs, women’s services, youth work, community development and community services

* No prerequisites needed

Day 1: Wednesday 5 April 2017, 9:00am - 4:30pm

Day 2: Thursday 6 April 2017, 9:00am - 4:30pm

NB: Participants must attend both days of the workshop. There will be no admittance to the workshop on the second day if you have not completed the first day.

Food: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

Contact: Lisa Howatson on ph: 02 6202 7200, email: actcoss@actcoss.org.au

For this workshop, registrations are required before 12.00pm Thursday 16 March 2017

Terms and Conditions: Bookings are essential. Please register early as places are limited. If you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can offer your place to others on our waiting list. It is ACTCOSS policy to reduce or waive fees for consumer representatives or people experiencing disadvantage; please ask your workshop contact person for assistance. Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the workshop will incur a full charge.

This event is supported by funding under the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA), which is jointly funded by the ACT and Australian Governments, and the Child, Youth and Family Services Program (CYFSP), and ACT Government funded initiative.

Share with friends

Date and Time


Weston Community Hub Meeting Room

1/6 Gritten

Weston, ACT 2611


View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved