Other education and training providers

The National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children outlines a national commitment to ensuring that children and young people are able to live safe and happy lives.

Organisations that specialise in providing training and advice on safeguarding in different sectors can be found here.



Institute of Child Protection Studies ACU

02 6209 1228

This institute within ACU aims to enhance outcomes for children, young people and families through quality research, evaluation, training and community education.
  • Kids Central Toolkit Training and workshops
  • Child, Youth and Family Welfare Research


Australian Childhood Foundation

1300 381 581

A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting children and families devastated by abuse, family violence and neglect.
  • Safeguarding Children Training


Child Wise

1300 244 539

A social enterprise of Save the Children focused on helping organisations ensure the safety and wellbeing of children.
  • Child Safe Organisation Training
  • Parent and carer training


National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)

02 8073 3300

National advocacy organisation focused on prevention of child abuse and neglect.
  • Child Safe Organisation Training
  • Child Protection Week Resources


Blue Knot Foundation

02 8920 3611

National organisation working to improve the lives of adult Australians who have experienced childhood trauma.
  • Trauma-informed practice
  • Responding to vicarious trauma
  • Clinical treatment of complex trauma
  • Trauma Informed Supervision


National Council of Churches in Australia

1800 625 611

The Safe Church Program is an initiative of the National Council of Churches in Australia and consists of the Safe Church Training Agreement (SCTA), Safe Church Network, and the Safer Churches conferences.
  • The Safe Church Program


Catholic Church Insurance

1300 660 827

Catholic Church Insurance delivers risk management solutions dedicated to educating and helping minimise risks in Catholic organsiations.
  • Online Training Courses to address Safeguarding and Risk Management


Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)

03 9486 3077

The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia endorses a number of clinical supervision training programs that meet PACFA’s standards. These will be of particular interest to those in social services work, and those involved in Church work with a counselling background.
  • Clinical Supervision training programs


Transforming Practices


An association of autonomous supervisors that also offers training in becoming a supervisor. Transforming Practices can assist you to find a supervisor, or to become one.
  • Supervision and supervisor directory, Supervision training programs


Human Rights Commission – Child Safe Organisations training modules


The Commission has developed a suite of e-learning modules to help organisations increase their knowledge and understanding of the National Principles and identify steps they need to take as they work towards implementing the National Principles.
  • There are 11 e-learning modules. They include an introductory module which gives an overview of the development and content of the National Principles, and separate modules on each of the ten National Principles.
  • Each module will take participants around 20 minutes.



SNAICC – National Voice for our Children

(03) 9419 1921

SNAICC is the national non-governmental peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, working for the fulfilment of the rights of our children, in particular to ensure their safety, development and well-being.
  • From Early Years Through to School Transition
  • The Journey to Big School
  • A Place for Culture? (Early Years Cultural Competency)
  • Stronger Safer Together
  • Through Young Black Eyes (TYBE)


Office of the Children’s Guardian

02 8219 3600

The independent statutory body that promotes improvement in policies and practices affecting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in New South Wales and manages the NSW Working with Children Check and Reportable Conduct Scheme.
  • Child Safe Training
  • Child Safe Organisation e-learning


The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

03 9614 1577

The peak body for community service organisations in the child, youth and family services sector of Victoria.
  • Victorian Child Safe Standards Information and Training


Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP)

1300 78 29 78

The independent statutory body that promotes improvement in policies and practices affecting the safety and wellbeing of Victorian children and young people and has responsibility for both the Victorian Child Safe Standards and the Reportable Conduct Scheme.
  • Victorian Child Safe Standards Information and Training
  • Victorian Reportable Conduct Scheme


Jesuit College of Spirituality

(03) 9448 8276

Jesuit College of Spirituality is a College of the University of Divinity and a work of the Australian Province of the Society of Jesus.


Stirling College

(03) 9790 1000

Stirling College offers higher education programs in Supervision of individuals and groups at GradCert and GradDip level. These are particularly aimed at those in ministry roles who wish to become supervisiors.
  • Supervision training programs, especially ministry related supervision