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September 2019

KIDS FIRST – Child and Family Therapist – Family Services

September 20th, 2019|

  • $88k + salary packaging
  • 8 FTE Senior Position – 12 month fixed term
  • Thomastown and Heidelberg Location

Kids First Australia (formally Children’s Protection Society) is an independent not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families since 1896.  Our vision is that all children and young people thrive in resilient, strong and safe families and communities.  Kids First has a proud reputation for innovation, high quality services, and an unequivocal focus on quality outcomes for children.

A new and innovative position has been developed within our Integrated Family […]

Research across New Zealand and Australia on a new Supervision assessment tool

September 19th, 2019|

Sarah Hamilton is conducting research across New Zealand and Australia on a new Supervision assessment tool, this research involves two projects that supervisees and supervisors can participate in. Ethical approval has been obtained for this research from Griffith University (GU 2015/835) and Metro South Health Research Ethics Committee (HREC/16/QPAH/458).

Study 2: The validation of the GSAT for use with video – the purpose of this study is to build a third party observation version of the GSAT, a tool used in giving supervisors feedback on their use of the supervisory competency items listed in the GSAT. We are seeking participating from […]

RANSW – Casual Trainer

September 19th, 2019|

Casual Trainer

  • Leading Not For Profit Organisation
  • Are you an experienced practitioner, ready to share your knowledge?
  • Casual work opportunity
  • Based in Macquarie Park

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced practitioner/trainer with a background in counselling and/or mediation and experience in the development and delivery of training programs to join us as a Trainer in our Learning & Development team.

In this hands-on, client-focused role you’ll represent Relationships Australia NSW to organisations to whom we deliver professional development programs.

About us

RANSW provides relationship support services for individuals, couples, families, and communities. […]

RANSW – Multisystemic Therapy – Therapist

September 19th, 2019|

 Team Leader – Counselling

  • Are you an experienced Counselling professional?
  • Leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • Part time Senior position
  • Based in Broadmeadow in Hunter

Exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced Counselling professional to join the Hunter and Central Coast Centres as Team Leader – Counselling based in Broadmeadow.

In this hands on, client focused role you’ll make a powerful difference to people, families and communities across New South Wales.

About us

RANSW provides relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities. We are a not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our goal is […]

AAFT Inc. 38th Annual General Meeting

September 18th, 2019|


August 2019

Politicising my great-grandmother’s postpartum experience

August 12th, 2019|

Topic: Politicising my great-grandmother’s postpartum experience

Presenter: Kirsty Oehlers

Date and time: 23 September 2019

Venue: Anglicare WA

Address: 23 Adelaide Terrace  East Perth

Cost: AAFT Members $15 /Non-AAFT Members $25

RSVP: https://www.trybooking.com/BCNHK

This presentation will explore family therapy and reunification when a mother has been deemed incapable of caring for her child/ren. I will present an autobiographical account of my great-grandmother institutionalised with post-partum psychosis and make connections with present day discourses about non-residential mothers in contested Family Court cases.

Kirsty Oehlers is a social worker and child and family therapist with 20 years’ […]

Family Therapy Workshop: Introductory and Advanced Levels

August 9th, 2019|


Click HERE for more Information and Registration

July 2019

Update from Committee Meeting 18 – 19 May

July 26th, 2019|

The Committee of Management met on 18 – 19 May in Melbourne. Committee members attended from WA, SA, Vic, NSW, and ACT. At this meeting the committee:
  • Decided to open up subscriptions to the fortnightly Bulletin to non-members.
  • updated the flow chart and committee roles.
  • had discussion around 2019 40th F/T Conference;
  • Administration will be collecting names of Other Member Associations of our members.
  • AAFT committee discussed recognition of systemic therapy in Australia
  • AAFT committee to consider nominees for the ANZJFT chair position
  • Profile – new position on the committee to promote AAFT

Clinical Members are advised that they can identify themselves as […]

June 2019

Relationship Educator – NSW

June 19th, 2019|

  • Leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Relationship Educator/Group Facilitator
  • Casual employment opportunity based in Penrith

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

An exciting opportunity currently exists to join the Penrith Centre as Relationship Educator.

This successful applicant will have a sound understanding of issues affecting couples, families and children including family safety;