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Training and Events

NGO Research Forum

27 February 2019 - 10:00am – 27 February 2019 - 11:22am

This forum is for NGO policy, research, advocacy and community staff who are interested in building research capacity and hear from researchers in and beyond the sector about contemporary questions an issues. A lively program of seminars on important topics have been presented within this forum such as social enterprises in the NFP sector; the impact of new policy and legislation in the disability sector in community settings; and how Indigenous communities and other stakeholders work together to engage in entrepreneurship.

Governing a Community Organisation

7 March 2019 - 9:30am – 7 March 2019 - 12:30pm

This is plain English legal training where you can learn legal concepts in an interactive and reflective way (using case studies, diagrams and a take-away Workbook). You will be learning alongside peers, and a facilitator who understands the issues you face.

Volunteers and the Law

7 March 2019 - 1:30pm – 7 March 2019 - 4:30pm

The way the law applies to volunteers can be complex and confusing. This popular session will take volunteer managers through the components of a successful and legally-compliant volunteer management program; presented in an interactive and reflective way, using case studies, diagrams and a take-away Workbook.

Child-Aware Supervision: Evidence-Informed Supervision Strategies to Enhance Mental Health Outcomes for Children

12 March 2019 - 10:00am – 12 March 2019 - 4:30pm

​​​​​​​“Child-Aware Supervision” describes an approach that supervisors of frontline workers take to promote child and family-sensitive practices in their work with clients who have families. It involves building a workplace culture that embraces a range of practices and attitudes that aim to keep the 'child in mind'. This practice needs to occur from a client's first contact with a service, through to follow-up.

NCOSS and NSW Legislative Council Workshop on Parliamentary Inquiries

13 March 2019 - 8:45am – 13 March 2019 - 12:45pm

This free workshop is aimed at people working in policy or management in the community sector, whose work potentially involves taking part in parliamentary inquiries.

NGO Research Forum

24 April 2019 - 10:00am – 24 April 2019 - 11:30am

This forum is for NGO policy, research, advocacy and community staff who are interested in building research capacity and hear from researchers in and beyond the sector about contemporary questions an issues. A lively program of seminars on important topics have been presented within this forum such as social enterprises in the NFP sector; the impact of new policy and legislation in the disability sector in community settings; and how Indigenous communities and other stakeholders work together to engage in entrepreneurship.

2019 Investing for Good Conference

9 May 2019 - 8:30am – 9 May 2019 - 5:30pm

Investing for Good 2019 will enhance, nurture and celebrate the successes and journey of the NSW Not for Profit and Private sectors in developing mutually beneficial relationships that create long lasting, positive social impacts.

NGO Research Forum

26 June 2019 - 10:00am – 26 June 2019 - 11:24am

This forum is for NGO policy, research, advocacy and community staff who are interested in building research capacity and hear from researchers in and beyond the sector about contemporary questions an issues. A lively program of seminars on important topics have been presented within this forum such as social enterprises in the NFP sector; the impact of new policy and legislation in the disability sector in community settings; and how Indigenous communities and other stakeholders work together to engage in entrepreneurship.

NGO Research Forum

28 August 2019 - 10:00am – 28 August 2019 - 11:30am

This forum is for NGO policy, research, advocacy and community staff who are interested in building research capacity and hear from researchers in and beyond the sector about contemporary questions an issues. A lively program of seminars on important topics have been presented within this forum such as social enterprises in the NFP sector; the impact of new policy and legislation in the disability sector in community settings; and how Indigenous communities and other stakeholders work together to engage in entrepreneurship.

NGO Research Forum

23 October 2019 - 10:00am – 23 October 2019 - 11:30am

This forum is for NGO policy, research, advocacy and community staff who are interested in building research capacity and hear from researchers in and beyond the sector about contemporary questions an issues. A lively program of seminars on important topics have been presented within this forum such as social enterprises in the NFP sector; the impact of new policy and legislation in the disability sector in community settings; and how Indigenous communities and other stakeholders work together to engage in entrepreneurship.

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