CCER hosts a wide range of events throughout the year. Our networking forums provide a platform for peers to come together to discuss matters of mutual interest, learn from each other and share resources. We also hold regular Faith at Work dialogues and the biennial Bishop Manning Lecture, which aim to promote vibrant conversation about the practical, moral, and ethical issues confronting workplace professionals.
View our full range of events, including training, below.
Join Tony Farley and Desiree Blackett in an investigation into what makes a Great Catholic Workplace and get some practical tips on how to get started in your workplace.
CCER's WHS Networking Forums provide a unique opportunity for WHS practitioners and others interested in WHS to engage with their colleagues and build on their knowledge. The forums cover issues of interest across the education, social services, parish, diocesan and religious institutes sectors and provide an opportunity for you to discuss practical and operational WHS matters with your peers.
Conflict can range from a heated verbal disagreement between staff members to serious bullying and harassment in the workplace.
The workshop will give participants an awareness of who are High Conflict Personalities (HCPs), tools and strategies to enable them to manage conflict and HCPs in their workplace, the ability to manage their own reactions and responses to conflict and HCPs, skills to handle resistance and to have difficult conversations with staff, professional development which they can use to mentor and coach staff (for example, to assist staff to manage HCP students and parents), the opportunity to follow up with the presenter by email on an individual basis post workshop.
Presented by Nicola Hartfield
Funding levels and business imperatives often mean organisations need to review their internal structure and make operational changes. Almost always, this has an impact on jobs, either by changing the duties and responsibilities of a position or number of positions, or removing a position/s entirely (that is, redundancy). The workshop will give participants a practical ‘how to’ guide to undertaking a workplace restructure, from developing a sound business case to consulting with affected staff and determining redundancy and other entitlements, understanding of the industrial and legal requirements around implementing a restructure and the potential legal, industrial and other risks of not properly managing a restructure, and practical tools for implementing a restructure.
Presented by Jane Seymour, Barrister
This workshop is specifically tailored to meet the needs of HR and other professionals who may be required to conduct or manage investigations into workplace grievances (such as bullying and harassment) or misconduct. It is aimed at providing participants with practical skills to handle workplace investigations.
The workshop will also cover the obligations of decision-makers in the investigation process and matters they should consider before accepting the investigation findings and determining the outcome.
Presented by Workdynamic