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This section contains news articles and publications relevant to foster and kinship care.

New graduates pioneering the way for carer education

04 February 2020

The first SA cohort of graduates were awarded qualifications in Child, Youth and Family Intervention at Parliament House today (4 February 2020) by Child Protection Minister Rachel Sanderson – click here to read the media release The Certificate IV/Diploma qualifications are the result of a ground-breaking collaboration between carers’ peak body Connecting Foster & Kinship…

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AGM and Farewell to long-standing Board Members Donna Scott and Kate Harmer

20 November 2019

On 19th November 2019 we held our Annual General Meeting and launched our 2018-19 CF&KC-SA Annual Report. We also bid farewell to two long-standing Board Members: Donna Scott (Vice Chair) and Kate Harmer (Secretary). We have truly appreciated and acknowledge their dedication, commitment, fierce passion, extensive knowledge on the history of our organisation and for providing…

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Carer Guide on the Youth Court

20 November 2019

CF&KC-SA has recently developed a Carer Guide on the Youth Court which is intended to assist Foster and Kinship Carers to understand the function of the Youth Court and identify how Carers can be part of the process. Click here to access the Guide For more information, or to discuss your personal circumstances, please contact…

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Launch of CF&KC-SA YouTube Channel

18 November 2019

We are excited to announce a YouTube channel featuring presentations from events and forums hosted by CF&KC-SA. We look forward to adding to this list of interesting and informative talks.   Developmental Difference and Behaviour Dr Sara McLean, Adjunct Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Child Protection, CF&KC-SA Board Member, Psychologist, Emerging Minds Australia and co-author…

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Carer Guide on the Reunification Court

15 November 2019

CF&KC-SA has recently developed a Carer Guide on the Reunification Court which is intended to assist Foster and Kinship carers (Carers) to understand the process of the Reunification Court and identify how Carers can be part of the process. What is Reunification? Reunification in the context of child protection, is when the child involved is…

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