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Carer Communique from Department for Child Protection

06 April 2017

The Department for Child Protection (DCP) has recently sent out an email communique with information about:   Carer Relationship Roles DCP is seeking feedback and comments on role descriptions for a Carer Relationship Manager and Carer Relationship Officer –  have your say via this short questionnaire by 17th April 2017.   Upcoming Carer Consultations DCP have organised an…

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To my Teacher…A memo from a child in foster care

05 April 2017

An article “To my Teacher…A memo from a child in foster care” published on the Australian Childhood Foundation website, written from the perspective of a four year old child who has experienced trauma.  

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Teenagers in Foster Care Handbook

05 April 2017

Teenagers in Foster Care – a handbook is for foster carers and those who support them, for example families, social workers, teachers, fostering providers and therapists. This publication has been produced by the Rees Centre for Research in Fostering and Education (UK). It was jointly written by foster carers and researchers based on a seminar series ‘Teenagers…

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How Do You Feel About That? Working Therapeutically with Children and their Emotions

28 March 2017

This one day workshop will to bring together the research knowledge of Nicole Nelson with the therapeutic knowledge of Catherine Sanders woven into a unique theoretical-practice tapestry.

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Apology

27 March 2017

CFC-SA would like to apologise to all the foster and kinship carers who are only just now receiving invitations to the CFC-SA forum.

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