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Triple P November Newsletter OUT NOW

Posted on 20/11/2014

In this edition we will hear from an Aboriginal Triple P practitioner, learn about  Fire Recovery Triple P in the Blue Mountains and look at some recent research about Triple P and Divorced Parents.

October Calendar

Posted on 13/10/14

Great training available before the end of the year- over 10 workshops to choose from. Please click on the orange button above to view calendar.

Father Inclusive Practice E-Learning Development Series

Posted on 24/9/2014

We are excited to announce the Father Inclusive Practice E-learning Development Series is now LIVE!

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Family Worker Training + Development Programme has developed an on-line Father Inclusive Practice Learning Program that allow participants to work through four training modules at their own pace.

Once you have completed the E-Learning development series we  would like to learn more about your experience with the Father Inclusive Practice Workplace Learning Program.

Celebrating 30 Years AGM 1984-2014 +  Jackie Wilgress Retires

Posted on 22/9/2014


At  Family Worker Training & Development Program (FWT+DP) AGM a farewell was held for Jackie Wilgress our Executive Officer, as this was her last formality before her retirement.  Jackie has been with FWT+DP for 19 years we all wish her well in her retirement.

Some amazing details about the growth of FWT+DP from 2 part time workers in 1984 to the 11  as well as the amazing numbers of workers who have benefited from our training.

The first module of the ‘Engaging Men’ e-Learning Video Project “Why should we engage Fathers?” was showcased. All modules will be available soon from this website- watch this space for more information or email us at info@fwtdp.com.au.
Maria Losurdo presented FWT+DP Results Based Report Card 2013-2014. More information can be found in our Annual Report .

Apology Day 2015 Event and Call for Stall Holders

Posted on: 8/9/2014

Family Worker Training and Muru Mittigar would like to invite workers and community to our event in February 2015 to commemorate the Apology given in 2008. This is held at Muru Mittigar.

If your organisation is interested in holding a stall to promote your service please fill in the stall holder’s registration form. Click here to access flyer and stall holder application form

 Triple P August Newsletter click here to view

Posted on: 3/9/2014

In this edition we will be exploring various topics such as using parenting surveys and implementing Triple P for
lifestyle issues such as childhood obesity.

FWT+DP September Calendar is available now! Click on orange button above

Posted on: 1/9/2014

30th Annual General Meeting Coming Up

Posted On: 20/08/2014

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On the 17th of Sept, 2014 Come and celebrate FWT+DP’s 30 years of delivering Learning & Development to the Community Sector. We will farewell  our executive officer Jackie Wilgress at our 30th AGM. Jackie Wilgress, is retiring after 19 years of excellent service.

Please come celebrate with us on Wednesday, 17th September, 2014 at Rooty Hill RSL Club . For more information and to register: CLICK HERE.


 Our database is currently being upgraded, we thank you for your patience during this time

If you have any difficulties registering for events, please phone the office on 9620 6172


2014 Impact Measurement Awards!!!


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Family Worker Training + Development Programme Inc has received the ‘Honourable Mention 2014 Impact Measurement Award’ for Achievements in Impact Measurement for a small Not-For-Profit’.

The Impact Measurement Awards recognise excellence and achievement in impact measurement across the community, corporate and government sectors. FWT+DP was one of 136 finalists from across Australia. This year’s Judges focused on organisations that were using organisational impact measurement in ways that demonstrated striving for improvement, embedded sustainability, transparency and accountability.


 Aboriginal Womens Leadership Graduation Celebration

In March 2014 ten Aboriginal women from Western Sydney graduated from the first ever Aboriginal Women’s Leadership Program run locally. The ‘Strong Women’s Voices = Strong Communities Program’ was developed by Jackie Stewart from Family Worker Training + Development Programme.

FWT+DP – our Story

What we can do for you

What are we good at?

To find out more watch this video about FWT+DP

Family Worker Training + Development Programme Inc (FWT+DP) has been around since 1984 providing local, affordable practice based training to workers working with families in Western Sydney. We aim to try and influence change in whole of community practice.

Our training covers issues of working with families, diverse communities, Aboriginal families and communities, mental health- the whole range of issues society faces, that’s the sort of training we do! Please contact us to find out more about FWT+DP and possible opportunities to work together.


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