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August 2018
08
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Fremantle

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, that advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and you can RSVP to Soma at St…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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10
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Mirrabooka

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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14
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Esperance

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend, and no need to RSVP. WACOSS looks…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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17
Aug

Finance Essentials for NFP’s

Karratha

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Northwest Accountancy and the WA Council of Social Service are committed to building the capacity of Pilbara Not-for-Profits and Community Sector organisations. This August we are partnering to provide a two hour finance essentials workshop that will support Board members, CEO's and Managers of non-profit organisations to develop their financial knowledge and budget development skills. This introductory workshop will show that it’s not as difficult to read and understand the figures presented in financial reports as you may think. It will equip your leaders…

$ 20.00 incl. GST

$ 20.00 incl. GST non-members

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23
Aug

Pre-Budget Submission Conversation

Karratha

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend. WACOSS looks forward to receiving your input…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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23
Aug

Making PLACE Pilbara – Perth Panel

Karratha

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join WACOSS for the Pilbara & Perth: Making PLACE Panel event on creating strong, vibrant and connected communities in WA. A discussion between leaders of place-based work from both the metro and Pilbara region will compare stories of success, challenges and collaboration practice. The panel event will be followed by a community sector sundowner from 5pm. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend thanks to the support…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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23
Aug

Pilbara Community Sector Sundowner

Karratha

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join WACOSS for the Pilbara & Perth: Making PLACE Panel event on creating strong, vibrant and connected communities in WA. A discussion between leaders of place-based work from both the metro and Pilbara region will compare stories of success, challenges and collaboration practice. The panel event will be followed by a community sector sundowner from 5pm. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend thanks to the support…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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28
Aug

South Hedland Pre-Budget Submission

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Each year WACOSS presents a Pre-Budget Submission to the WA State Government, which advocates for better investment in the community services sector. WACOSS holds conversations with the community services sector to understand the most pressing matters, the trends across services and organisations. These concerns are presented in the submission to the State Government. All members of the community services sector are invited to join in the conversations. The event is free to attend. WACOSS looks forward to receiving your input…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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29
Aug

Finance Essentials for NFP’s

Karratha

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Northwest Accountancy and the WA Council of Social Service are committed to building the capacity of Pilbara Not-for-Profits and Community Sector organisations. This August we are partnering to provide a two hour finance essentials workshop that will support Board members, CEO's and Managers of non-profit organisations to develop their financial knowledge and budget development skills. This introductory workshop will show that it’s not as difficult to read and understand the figures presented in financial reports as you may think. It will equip your leaders…

$ 20.00 incl. GST

$ 20.00 incl. GST non-members

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October 2018
10
Oct

Geraldton – Working with Complex Trauma Training

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

In response to the WACOSS Regional Training Needs Survey, a Lotterywest-funded free Working with Complex Trauma workshop will be delivered in Geraldton. The one-day workshop will be delivered by WACOSS training partner SARC. Each interactive workshop provides a detailed overview of trauma information relevant to working with adult and adolescent clients who have experienced emotional trauma in their lives. It covers: The impact of emotional trauma experiences Importance of FDV concerns Working with risk and safety issues Building on trauma…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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17
Oct

Broome Working with Challenging Clients Training

BOOKED OUT

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will explore strategies to help understand challenging behaviours and develop skills in communication and de-escalation techniques: Understanding challenging behaviour Definition of escalation and some causes Early warning and imminent danger signs Non-verbal & verbal communication techniques; Strategies of de-escalation; and, Self-care for workers.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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26
Oct

Budget Submission launch

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

  The Budget Submission is the annual strategic policy recommendations. It is the Submission to the Western Australian State Government on the priorities for social expenditure in the following State Budget. It forms a significant part of our policy and advocacy work, influencing funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. It reflects the culmination of sector wide conversations on key issues that are important to achieving our vision…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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26
Oct

Annual General Meeting 2018

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

  The Annual General Meeting is a great opportunity for members to be involved in the Council’s decision making, to hear the results of the Board election, and to share reflections about our significant achievements over the past year, and directions for the coming year. Debra Zanella, President of the WACOSS Board, and Louise Giolitto, Chief Executive Officer, look forward to welcoming members and supporters to this special annual event. Members will receive relevant voting information prior to the meeting.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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29
Oct

Northam Working with Complex Trauma Training

BOOKED OUT

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

In response to the WACOSS Regional Training Needs Survey, a Lotterywest-funded free Working with Complex Trauma workshop will be delivered in Northam. The one-day workshop will be delivered by WACOSS training partner SARC. Each interactive workshop provides a detailed overview of trauma information relevant to working with adult and adolescent clients who have experienced emotional trauma in their lives. It covers: The impact of emotional trauma experiences Importance of FDV concerns Working with risk and safety issues Building on trauma knowledge Vicarious trauma…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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30
Oct

Northam Working with Challenging Clients Training

BOOKED OUT

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will explore strategies to help understand challenging behaviours and develop skills in communication and de-escalation techniques: Understanding challenging behaviour Definition of escalation and some causes Early warning and imminent danger signs Non-verbal & verbal communication techniques Strategies of de-escalation; and Self-care for workers.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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31
Oct

Budget Submission launch – Newman

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

  The Budget Submission is the annual strategic policy recommendations. It is the Submission to the Western Australian State Government on the priorities for social expenditure in the following State Budget. It forms a significant part of our policy and advocacy work, influencing funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. It reflects the culmination of sector wide conversations on key issues that are important to achieving our vision…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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November 2018
12
Nov

Budget Submission launch – Karratha

9:30 am - 10:30 am

  The Budget Submission is the annual strategic policy recommendations. It is the Submission to the Western Australian State Government on the priorities for social expenditure in the following State Budget. It forms a significant part of our policy and advocacy work, influencing funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. It reflects the culmination of sector wide conversations on key issues that are important to achieving our vision…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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14
Nov

Albany Working with Challenging Clients

BOOKED OUT

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will explore strategies to help understand challenging behaviours and develop skills in communication and de-escalation techniques: Understanding challenging behaviour Definition of escalation and some causes Early warning and imminent danger signs Non-verbal & verbal communication techniques; Strategies of de-escalation; and, Self-care for workers.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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20
Nov

Budget Submission launch – Hedland

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  The Budget Submission is the annual strategic policy recommendations. It is the Submission to the Western Australian State Government on the priorities for social expenditure in the following State Budget. It forms a significant part of our policy and advocacy work, influencing funding decisions that impact community service organisations and the Western Australian community, particularly those who are experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. It reflects the culmination of sector wide conversations on key issues that are important to achieving our vision…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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21
Nov

Whole-of-Sector Outcomes Framework Conversation

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. As part of a broader engagement strategy, WACOSS is inviting you to come along to a half-day interactive conversation about the Framework’s first and second prototypes.

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. The aim of the Framework is to create scaffolding that assists in linking outcomes across different agencies and programs, and in particular to address some of the siloes in service delivery that have been evident across program, agency and departmental levels, in turn generating better service delivery outcomes for the community. As part of…

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