Network News June 2014

Posted 17 June 2014 11:50am


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Individualised Funding Helps Give Bennett the Freedom to Live Independently

Centacare Port Macquarie

Bennett Powell talks about how he has benefited immensely from the funding he received under the Supported Living Fund. 

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When the Helpers Need Help

CSSA 2013 Scholarship Winner

Vicarious trauma is a stress reaction that can occur when people are exposed to traumatic information, often through listening to the stories of those they are working with.

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The Ombudsman Visits: expert advice on handling serious child protection allegations

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

Steve Kinmond, NSW Deputy Ombudsman, visits CatholicCare to facilitate the specialised training course, Handling serious child protection allegations against employees in child related employment.

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Networking with a Twist

Centacare Toowoomba

It seems the days of traditional networking are over. Today it’s all about Speed Networking. It’s fast paced, to the point and proving very successful.

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ACU and Marist Youth Care Open Youth Educational & Support Centre

Marist Youth Care

A new learning and education support centre outside the WestPoint Shopping Centre will promote pathways to higher education for young people aged between 12 and 17 years in the Blacktown region.

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From Under the Blanket to a Bright New World

CatholicCare NT

Struggling with a child’s behavioral problems does not mean you are a bad parent.

Mother of five Rachael Payne said with the right support she has noticed big improvements to the way she and her husband approach parenting.

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Trivia Night Triumph

Jesuit Social Services

When legal consultant Jonathan Steffanoni found his work commitments made volunteering as a tutor at Jesuit Social Services' African Homework Club too difficult, he was committed to find another way to support the initiative.

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Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning

The theme of this year’s National Families Week is Stronger Families, Stronger Communities.  This was celebrated in style on May 16 as CatholicCare foster carers, their children and Out of Home Care staff dressed in their PJs (or onesie) for a friendly game of ten pin bowling at Strike Rutherford.

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Bubblegum Markets raise $3000 for Community Services Hub

Centacare Catholic Family Services Country SA

Centacare Catholic Family Services Country SA has received a cheque for $3000 from the proceeds of the Bubblegum Markets held in May.

Centacare Catholic Family Services Country SA operations manager quality services Sarah King said the organisation was very excited to be named as the chosen charity for the markets and extremely grateful for the donation.

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Time, Hospitality and Belonging: Towards a Practical Theology of Disability

Free Public Lecture

In this lecture Professor Swinton will challenge churches to re-think their understandings of disability and to begin to think differently about where their journey into disability should begin.

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