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  • T2A Month – How Transition Officers help young people Posted: Friday 11 December 2020

    November was Transition to Adulthood (T2A) Month, which highlights the significant time in a young person’s life when they transition from care and into adulthood.

  • CREATE wraps up T2A MonthPosted: Thursday 10 December 2020

    Each year, more than 500 young people leave the Queensland child protection system in their transition to adulthood. Read the CREATE Foundation’s wrap-up of T2A Month and how they help young people who are navigating the journey through conversations, events and resources.

  • Evaluation of evidence-based models to divert families from child protectionPosted: Wednesday 9 December 2020

    In 2018, the Queensland Government invested in trialling two evidence-based models found to have success in diverting families from the statutory child protection system — Functional Family Therapy-Child Welfare and SafeCare.

  • Next Step PlusPosted: Tuesday 8 December 2020

    The Queensland Government is responsible for ensuring help and support is available to young people in their transition from statutory care to adulthood...

  • Carer Connect – Carer Updates ‘On the Go’Posted: Monday 7 December 2020

    A recent update to the Carer Connect app, used by carers to access important information about children and young people in their care, means that they will now receive a notification on their phone when there has been a change made to the ‘Who am I’ section by other carers, such as a respite carer.

  • Improving care arrangement outcomes for children and young peoplePosted: Friday 4 December 2020

    The Unify Program will improve care arrangement outcomes for a child or young person by providing Child Safety staff and placement service providers (service providers) with the ability to share and access the right information in a timely way to make more informed decisions.

  • New Family Matters campaign resources now availablePosted: Thursday 3 December 2020

    Family Matters is Australia's national campaign to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children grow up safe and connected to family, community, culture and country. A new Reflective Practice Tool is available to support services to build cultural competency and internal cultural capacity.

  • How Central Queensland local level alliances are supporting their communitiesPosted: Wednesday 2 December 2020

    Local level alliances across Queensland are made up of representatives from government and non-government organisations and are responsible for identifying the family support services that local communities need, and how that need can be met...

  • Let's yarn it upPosted: Tuesday 1 December 2020

    On 12 November the Garbutt Community Centre’s Tiddas Yarning Circle and the Queensland Family and Child Commission launched the Yarn Up cards, a resource made up of powerful statements and discussion points to support talking about family.

  • Positive 10 years for Queensland’s R.E.F.O.C.U.S. is just the beginningPosted: Monday 30 November 2020

    Indigenous family support organisation R.E.F.O.C.U.S (Redirecting and Empowering Families through Culturally Unique Services) is celebrating a decade of helping empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast region...

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