In Foster & Kinship Carer Week 2020 we want to sincerely say thank you to Carers for your dedication and the work that you do with the children and young people in your care. We acknowledge and value your varying cultural backgrounds and life experiences, and the richness that this brings to the care you…

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  Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner Crystel Dix explains to an audience of foster and kinship carers how she analyses the behaviour of children and works to encourage and support them to develop beneficial and positive behaviours.

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  A recording of a Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers (SA) webinar in which speakers and guests discuss how best to support LGBTIQ+ children and young people in care. Click here to access a list of services and resources that may be suitable for young LGBTIQ+ people in foster care and/or their carers in SA.

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This presentation by Dr Sara McLean was recorded at the Connecting Foster and Kinship Carer’s 2019 Recharge event.  In it, she explains how trauma can affect a child’s behaviour and how by understanding the messages and managing rules and expectations a child can be led towards alternative and more appropriate ways of behaving.

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In this 45 minute video, researcher Stewart McDougall talks about he science of FASD and carer April Wilson talks about her experience of caring for a young person with FASD. It was recorded at a Connecting Foster and Kinship Carers Morning Tea in August 2019.

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