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About the course
The Child Aware Supervision eLearning course provides training for supervisors in strategies that promote child and family-sensitive practices in their service.
Who is it for?
Supervisors in adult-focussed health and social services (eg. mental health, drug and alcohol, domestic violence, housing etc).
Why use it?
- It’s designed specifically to support supervisors
- It includes demonstrations of supervision being applied in different service settings
- It’s interactive, practical and engaging – making learning easier
- It includes links to practical resources that can be used in practice
- It’s FREE
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How long does it take?
It is estimated that the course will take 2-3 hours to complete (there are several video scenarios to watch). Ultimately you can take it at a pace that suits you as the resource is accessible 24/7 online.
Professional endorsement for CPD
The COPMI national initiative’s courses are endorsed for CPD hours for a range of professional associations’ requirements. Find out out more about CPD status inside the eLearning system.
Institutions endorsing this course include:
- The Australian College of Mental Health Nuses (2 CPE points)
- The Australian Association of Social Workers
- The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Members of The Australian Psychological Society and Occupational Therapists can accrue Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours by participating in CPD activities that they determine to be relevant to their individual professional skills, learning plans and goals. These may be self-initiated. CPD activities do not need to be endorsed by the APS or OT Australia.
*The Child Aware Supervision course has been developed in partnership with the Australian Centre for Child Protection (ACCP) and the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), with funds from the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).
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