ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Workshops & Seminars

Upcoming workshops, seminars, network events and learning forums we're running are listed here. Find out more about each event and how to register below.

ACTCOSS offers a variety of programs and can tailor them to your organisation. Find out more about our learning and development programs.

Access information about past workshops and seminars.

Advanced Strategy, Risk & Governance Masterclass

25 August 2017

Would you and your Board benefit from the renewal of energy and the skills to become even more strategic and innovative? Do you have new Board Members who would benefit from the latest in strategic thinking and governance practices? Would you like the latest and most powerful strategies to get your board truly engaged and making the decisions that create the desired future for the community...

Opening up Equality in the ACT: The New Discrimination Grounds, and Beyond

29 August 2017

The ACT Human Rights Commission is providing free training for the community about ACT discrimination law. This brand new interactive workshop will draw on real-life situations to enhance your understanding.

Recruitment and Engagement – How to get the right people...that stay

11 September 2017

This two part workshop includes a comprehensive overview of the principles of the recruitment and selection process, paired with a practical approach to induction and engagement strategies for new employees.

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

5 October 2017

The training program, facilitated by Julie Moore (Koorimunication), includes modules such as cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal people, and yarning circles on various topics.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency Training: Working and Walking Together

19 October 2017

A two-day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency workshop for family and community services. SNAICC developed this training in partnership with Family Relationships Services Australia (FRSA), to support family and relationship services work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

24 October 2017

This workshop will provide participants with strategies to enhance organisational culture employee engagement, whilst highlighting the obligations employers and employees have in relation to the management of mental health problems or illness.

Developing Quality and Continuous Improvement

26 October 2017

Maintaining and increasing the quality of our work and innovatively meeting the needs of individuals and communities is core business for effective and efficient community oriented organisations.

Making Financial Decisions For Your Future

26 October 2017
Considering your future financial wellbeing? Thinking about how superannuation might contribute to that?  Join us for a one hour session facilitated by HESTA to gain a better understanding of a range of financial decisions for your future. 

Planning and Time Management

8 November 2017

This workshop will provide emerging leaders and key staff with some new skills and tools that they can add to their workplace toolbox to ensure they are efficient, effective and resilient to operate in a busy and ever changing environment.

Building Better Boards: The ACTCOSS Governance Workshop Program Over Two Sessions

28 November 2017

ACTCOSS Governance workshops are designed to meet the needs of people interested in, or who have recently been, appointed to a board member position with a not-for-profit organisation in the ACT. This training targets people who have never been on a board or who have limited experience on boards. The workshops are interactive with participants contributing their own experiences and...