Professional Development 9 July

Written on the 8 July 2020 by SAFCA


2 PD Points - Centrelink - DSP applications and appeals 15th July 9.30am to 11am. 14 places left

Presented by Tom Cobban via Zoom, this free 90 minute interactive webinar will discuss DSP applications and how to appeal Centrelink decisions.

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2 PD Points - Bankruptcy - an overview 16th July 9.30am to 11am. 14 places left Presented by Tom Cobban via Zoom, this free 90 minute interactive webinar will discuss the basics of Bankruptcy law, including which debts are provable.

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3 PD Points - Supervision Refresher 22nd July (SOLD OUT) - invitations will first be sent to Supervisors who are actively supervising.

Places are limited. Please contact Maria Rees if you are interested in attending .

3 PD Points Working with Clients Remotely 23rd July 9.30am to 12pm. 12 places left

Presented by Shani Prideaux via Zoom. This session will teach telephone counselling skills in more depth - 2.5 hour interactive webinar. The cost is $55 per participant and places are limited.

Transitioning to online with clients who have previously been face to face

  • Maintaining trust
  • Understanding different communication styles
  • Expressive communication skills

Building rapport with a new client

  • Holding space online
  • Creating safety and trust

Video conferencing vs phone counselling considerations

  • Video safety - settings, confidentiality, personal information
  • Enhancing voice-only counselling skills
  • Modalities suited to voice-only counselling such as Motivational Interviewing and direct questioning

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Good Shepherd Microfinance Free Financial Coaching Training Coaching for Money Wellness - Various dates in July and August

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Upcoming topics which will be available in August include

  • Mortgage Stress and the impacts when a couple separate;
  • The Credit code including credit cards, Buy Now Pay Later, and other new products to look out for.

Dates and times will be published in the next few weeks.

Online Training - New listings on this document include:

Thriving Communities Partnership

The TCP Connect Webinars create the opportunity for all members of the TCP community to come together to learn, share and connect with one another as we all strive towards ensuring that everyone in Australia has fair access to the modern essential services they need to thrive in Australia.


This document is updated regularly and contains approximately 80 CPD opportunities.

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