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KPMG Review – CFC-SA

11 May 2017

KPMG have been engaged by the Department for Child Protection to conduct a review of carer advocacy services in South Australia. CFC-SA has met with KPMG to share our vision for expanded advocacy and peak body services for foster and kinship carers as recommended in August 2016 by Commissioner Nyland. A copy of our submission is available…

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Thank You…National Volunteers Week

08 May 2017

To all of those who give their time to CFC-SA, we say thank you. In recognition of National Volunteers Week, we would like to acknowledge the CFC-SA Board Members who give their personal time and expertise towards making a difference in the lives of children and young people in foster and kinship care and their…

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Notes from CFC-SA Forum

15 April 2017

Notes from the CFC-SA Forum (held on 24th March) are now available. Please click on the links below to view: Notes from Forum – including OPG Information Session and Q&A with Cathy Taylor Attachment 1 – OPG Step by step assessment competencies Attachment 2 – OPG Transfer of Guardianship CFC-SA hopes to offer Carers a follow-up…

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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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