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

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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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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