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

How Carers can use the Statement of Commitment

17 September 2020

In Foster and Kinship Carer Week (13-19 September 2020), the Department for Child Protection SA has created a short video for Carers about how to use the Statement of Commitment. Click here to see the video For more information about the Statement of Commitment click here To see a copy of the Statement of Commitment…

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Foster & Kinship Carer Week 2020 – we say thank you

15 September 2020

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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NEW Diploma of Community Services (study mode online) commencing September 2020

17 August 2020

**NEW** Diploma of Community Services (study mode online) commencing September 2020 Following on from the success of three previous cohorts of students, Bradford Institute of Advanced Education is offering Foster & Kinship Carers another opportunity to study the Diploma of Community Services (online course), commencing late September 2020. The course will be offered online via…

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Seeking a Senior Advocate to join our team!

03 July 2020

**Note – applications are now closed for this position** 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 Service across South…

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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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