for Community Service Practitioners
- 27 August - 28 August 2019
Berry Street are delighted to partner with ANZ to offer this FREE training for practitioners who wish to assist their clients develop skills, knowledge and confidence in managing their money. MoneyMinded has reached more than 490,000 people, making it the most widely used financial literacy program in Australia. More than 6,000 facilitators have been trained to deliver the program.
See all available dates, please contact us if none of these dates are suitable. If you have a number of colleagues also interested in the training, we can explore onsite training with your organisation (a minimum of 8 confirmed attendees and a suitable training room is required) please contact us directly.
MoneyMinded is an adult financial education program that aims to help people build their financial skills, knowledge and confidence. It was established to respond to the need for financial skills education, especially among the most vulnerable members of our community.
ANZ developed the program in 2002, in conjunction with the NSW Department of Education and Training and an advisory committee including Financial Counselling Australia (FCA), the Financial Counsellors Association of NSW (FCAN), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and community sector representatives.
MoneyMinded Facilitator Training
Training is offered free of charge and will run over two full days - you will need to complete both days to become a MoneyMinded Facilitator.
At the end of the training you will be equipped and certified to run small workshops or work one-to-one with your clients using the MoneyMinded program and resources.
Upon agreement of the Conditions of Use and completion of the training, all new registered MoneyMinded facilitators will receive a unique facilitator number which will entitle them to materials and ongoing professional development opportunities.
The MoneyMinded program aims to build skills and confidence around everyday money matters for participants and can be integrated into existing community settings and programs.
This training course will prepare you to be able to run small workshops or use the MoneyMinded information one-to-one with clients of your programs. MoneyMinded topics include:
- Planning and budgeting
- Getting started
- Understanding paperwork
- Credit providers
- Dealing with debt
- Rights and responsibilities
- Planning for the future
- A roof over head (home ownership and tenancy)
Your MoneyMinded trainer will support you to:
- Become familiar with the available resources, including extensive workshop material, activities, case studies and references/links.
- Plan effective workshop presentations or utilise the MoneyMinded resources in one-to-one casework with clients.
- Build your facilitation skills and confidence in using the material with clients.
Note: MoneyMinded facilitators are not permitted to train others to become MoneyMinded facilitators
Who Should Attend
- Practitioners working in community services or financial counselling;
- Practitioners who have a commitment to actively use MoneyMinded in practice with their clients
Venue: Berry Street Morwell Office, 37 Elgin Street, Morwell
Time: Each day will be held from 9.30am - 4.30pm