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

Seeking a Senior Advocate to join our team!

03 July 2020

We are currently recruiting a Senior Advocate to join the CF&KC-SA team! The Senior Advocate will provide professional individual and systemic advocacy and support services, aimed at resolving issues and improving the experiences of Foster and Kinship Carer families across South Australia. The Senior Advocate will also be responsible for leading a responsive Carer Advocacy…

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Statement of Commitment for Foster & Kinship Carers

25 June 2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of the renewed Statement of Commitment for South Australian Foster & Kinship Carers. The Statement of Commitment is a partnership project between Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers SA (CF&KC-SA), Child and Family Focus SA (CAFFSA) and the Department for Child Protection (DCP). The Statement aims to improve engagement…

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Online Diploma of Community Services for regional Carers

27 April 2020

Diploma of Community Services – study mode online We are excited to announce that Bradford Institute of Advanced Education is offering CF&KC-SA Foster & Kinship Carer Members who live in regional SA, the opportunity to do this course from mid-May 2020! The course will be offered online via Zoom sessions, facilitated by Laura from Bradford…

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National Foster & Kinship Care Conference postponed to June 2021

26 March 2020

The National Foster & Kinship Care Conference due to be held in Adelaide in September this year, has been postponed until 2021. ‘In light of the current situation, for safety and practical reasons, we have decided to change the date of the Conference until the 10th – 12th June 2021,’ said Connecting Foster and Kinship…

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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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