ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Workshops & Seminars

Upcoming workshops, seminars, network events and learning forums we're running are listed here. Find out more about each event and how to register below.

ACTCOSS offers a variety of programs and can tailor them to your organisation. Find out more about our learning and development programs.

Access information about past workshops and seminars.

Stronger Safer Together: Family Support Training - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Families

23 May 2018 to 24 May 2018

This workshop is for Family Support Workers who are working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and families with complex needs.

Facilitation Skills

13 June 2018

Excellent facilitation skills are fundamental for workplace leadership but not always easy to master. This workshop will provide an understanding of facilitation practice that can be applied in meetings and a range of other forums. The workshop will introduce participants to techniques and approaches that will enable participants to be a confident and effective facilitator.

Using Data for Evidence-based Practice in the Community Service Sector (ANU CSRM)

14 June 2018

ACTCOSS is partnering with ANU CSRM to offer an exciting executive education course to equip participants with fundamental skills to use data effectively to inform and evaluate evidence-based practice in the community services sector. 

Managing Uncertainty

20 June 2018

In a constantly changing context, leaders and managers need to be adaptable and creative, and foster these attributes in their teams members as well.

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers with knowledge and resources that will assist them to lead and manage through uncertainty and change.

Cybersecurity Risk Management Masterclass

28 August 2018

For years, it has been ‘the people in IT’ who have had the primary responsibility for ensuring the privacy and overall safety of their organisations digital infrastructure.  Those days are long gone.  Simply understanding that threats exist but choosing to ‘wait and watch’ is no longer an acceptable strategy.  With the current and ever evolving cyber threat landscape, Board now have a greater...

Recognising & Responding to Trauma: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children & Families

12 September 2018 to 13 September 2018

A trauma informed approach to child protection and family services for workers engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.

Strategic Indigenous Awareness: To Understand Our Present, We Must Understand Our Past

25 October 2018

The program provides participants with an opportunity to walk briefly in the shoes of Aboriginal Australians. It provides a generic overview of Aboriginal culture and history and aims to develop a greater appreciation understanding of modern-day cross cultural problems, issues and challenges that impact upon individuals working in organisations/companies across Australia.