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May 2019

Post-election Members’ Meeting

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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Free 9 tickets left

  CHIA Vic will host a members’ meeting four days after the election on Wednesday, May 22. CHIA national CEO Wendy Hayhurst will discuss the implications of the election result on the development of the community housing industry across the board. Our Chair, Roberta Buchanan, will present CHIA Vic’s new Strategic Plan, which will form the basis of our work in Victoria through to 2022. CEO Lesley Dredge will also highlight some of the key activities we have prioritised in…

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Owners’ Corporation Act

May 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$230 – $250 24 tickets left

Overview Andrew Boer, Principal and head of Moores Property team will be presenting on Owners’ Corporations and the day-to-day issues that community housing organisations may deal with in regard to tenancy management. The course will cover: The Owners Corporation Act 2006 and why it was enacted Duties and powers of Owners Corporations Dealing with Owners Corporations Impact of Owners Corporation Act on tenants Behavioural issues in subdivided properties Property maintenance in subdivided properties Role of VCAT Who should attend? Tenancy…

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June 2019

Introduction to Community Housing

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$290 – $300 1 ticket left

This one day course provides an overview for new workers on the scope, role and operation of the community housing sector. It is aimed at ALL new workers in the sector. It looks at: • Understanding the big housing picture • The Australian social housing system • Different forms of housing assistance • Rent setting methods in social housing • Allocation systems, problems and issues • The asset management challenge • How the sector is financed • Different housing programs:…

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Independent Contracting Workshop

June 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$230 – $250 14 tickets left

Overview Skye Rose, Principal in Moores Lawyer’s Workplace Relations team, will be presenting on independent contracting issues outlined below that may affect your organisation. Dealing with Independent Contractors can be tricky at the best of times.  There are so many questions: Do you have a contract on foot? Are they really a contractor or are they an employee? What are their entitlements – did you know that you might need to be paying superannuation?  The course will cover: The law…

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Confident and painless public speaking and presenting

June 5 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$250 – $270 19 tickets left

It has been said that the brain starts working from the moment you are born and never stops, until you have to stand up and speak in public. Presentation and public speaking are not gifts.  They are skills.  Anyone can give a good presentation or speak in public to a professional standard.  Like most things, it just takes preparation and practice. This half day course gives an overview of the essential elements of building and delivering presentations and will teach you…

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Supervision Training

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$250 – $270 18 tickets left

Supervising staff is essential, but developing the skills to do it well can often be overlooked. This workshop will build the confidence and skill of your Management Team in delivering professional and effective supervision to adequately support staff to do their job and perform their role. Who is it for?  Team Leaders, Managers, CEOs and Practitioners who want the best from their staff Participants will gain an insight into: Processes for supervision and performance management Self awareness and emotional intelligence in…

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Managing Vicarious Trauma Training

June 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$300 – $330 7 tickets left

This one-day workshop is for any staff who may be affected by the client’s accounts of distressing experiences to which they have been exposed or be affected by witnessing the impact on clients of these experiences. This could include staff working with the homeless, women and children escaping domestic violence; individuals with a psychiatric disorder and those who have been subject to torture. The training will cover: what is vicarious trauma; how and why it occurs; its possible effects and;…

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Managing Complex Cases for Housing Workers

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$300 – $330 18 tickets left

This one day training would be run in a highly interactive way with the participants encouraged to bring up individual cases while respecting the need for confidentiality. Learning Outcomes: At the end of the training the participants will:   Have a more developed understanding of the factors that contribute to the complexity of cases. Understand the need for a detailed assessment of the individual and the need for clear, specific agreed upon goals between all parties working with the client.…

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Case Notes and Record Keeping Workshop

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$230 – $250 18 tickets left

Aims: To provide the participants with information about their legal and professional obligations in regard to keeping case notes and records. To assist the participants to write case notes and records in a way that is both professional and efficient. Outline of the workshop: why it is necessary to keep case notes and records (this section includes a discussion of professional and legal obligations); different types of records; common mistakes when keeping case notes and records and how to avoid…

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Introduction to Residential Tenancies Act (RTA)

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
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$300 – $320 14 tickets left

This training can be completed as a single subject or as part of the CHIA Vic’s Induction Program, which is a must for all new workers – click here for more information.  The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) is the most important legislative framework for the Community Housing Sector. This course will give new housing and tenancy workers the basic skills and understanding of the RTA, and how to use it in their day-to-day work. This training would be suitable for:…

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July 2019

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course

July 9 @ 9:30 am - July 10 @ 4:30 pm
CHIA Vic training room, Level 1, 128 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU Australia
$380 – $400 12 tickets left

Course format The standard Mental Health First Aid™ (MHFA) Australia is a 12 hour (4 modules, each 3 hours) course taught by accredited Mental Health First Aid instructors. It has been designed for adults helping adults. Course participants who successfully complete both days receive a copy of the standard MHFA Manual and a certificate of completion. The course will be delivered over two consecutive days at Community Housing Industry Association on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July 2018 About this…

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