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  • Kickstart a rewarding career in an industry that needs you! Ask us about government funding options with the Certificate IV in Community Services Work. Tell me more
  • Develop strategies to address the impact of attachment on your work with families and children, either socially, emotionally and cognitively, especially in growing behaviours and learning. Book your place now
  • With our 1-day course, you can work effectively with separated fathers and learn to help them understand children's needs and focus on developing their well-being - even if they are not living with them. Book your place now
  • Our nationally recognised 6-day course will give you practical skills and strategies to address the impact of conflict and separation on families. Work effectively with families affected by separation. Find Out More
  • You can apply for registration with TWO national mediation bodies, including family dispute resolution. Apply now for February 2015. Tell me more

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  • Foundations for Working Systemically (1-day course)Edit

    This 1-day course provides an introduction to Systems Theory and highlights the principles to provide an understanding of the fundamental building blocks of the systemic approach; and its application both clinically and within workplace systems.

  • Culturally Reflective Practice (1-day course)Edit

    This 1-day course focuses on introducing a culturally reflective practice model that will help identify ways to adapt existing practice to working with a culturally diverse client base or peers and colleagues. This course develops skills that are adaptable to a range of organisations and service providers.

  • Accidental Counsellor (2-day course)Edit

    What do you do when someone comes to you with a problem? Our 2-day course will give you practical communication skills to help you work more effectively with people and deal with difficult personalities.

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  • Why is it important to do what you love?

    We live in a world where most people lack enthusiasm for their day, and the loud ringing of the alarm clock in the morning is the signal that it’s time to get up and get ready for eight hours of dull and monotonous tasks that ignite no passion for life.



  • Save the date: UnitingCare IFP Open Day 2015!

    You are invited to join us on Thursday 15 January 2015 for IFP’s upcoming open day. Here you will have the opportunity to explore all the qualification courses we have on offer and determine which course will assist you in achieving your career goals.

  • Is The Sky The Limit?

    What exactly are you capable of achieving? What is a realistic expectation for your life and what constitutes as madness? Is there a limit to how high you should aim?

Looking for Professional Development?

Take your career to the next level and build your skills in one of our many popular courses coming up. Places filling fast! Book Now

Certificate IV in Community Services Work

"Apply now" for our 2015 courses kicking off in February! Make a meaningful and positive difference in people's lives. Book now

Short Courses in Regional NSW

Whether you're in Gosford, Wollongong, or Port Macquarie - we can deliver our short courses at a location that's convenient for you. Book now