Training and Workshops

YACWA offers a broad range of training and professional development opportunities in response to the needs and issues of professionals working with and supporting young people.

YACWA also seeks opportunities to collaborate with youth service providers and independent consultants to develop and deliver structured training and workshops for those working in the youth sector. Our training and workshops:

Youth Educating Peers

The YEP Project present fun and interactive workshops on The YEP Youth Sector Guidelines. They do this by working in partnership with the WA youth sector and building the SkillsShare Workshops; Seminars and training courses on specific SHBBV issues.

YEP Trainings & Workshops are FREE to youth organisations/programs/services.

To find out more, visit The YEP Project.

YDAN Workshops 

YDAN presents a number of hands on and professional workshops for all ages and needs. These workshops are specifically designed and presented by young people with disabilities and are based on the experiences of young people with disability, and who can help organisations learn more about disability or how to be more accessible.

MYAN WA Youth Settlement Framework Sector Training

Australia’s first evidence-based framework supporting good practice in youth settlement. A conceptual and practical resource, this training is designed to enable services to respond more effectively to the needs of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds and support their active participation in Australian society.

The Framework is the first of its kind in Australia and this is an exciting opportunity to learn more about how you can apply it in your organisation or role. To register you interest for the next MYAN WA training workshop (date to be confirmed) in Perth on the National Youth Settlement Framework (NYSF), please email myanwa@yacwa.org.au

More information on NYSF can be found here.

Sector Training

Youth Work WA deliver various endorsed training courses as outlined below:

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Asist)
  • Youth Work Ethics for New Youth Workers
  • Youth Work Ethics for Emerging Leaders
  • Introduction to Advocacy
  • Where Youth Work and Family Work Meet

For more information on training opportunities, visit Youth Work WA.

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