Monthly Archives: September 2014

Be a mate for children and young people in care!

According to the National Standards for Out-Of-Home Care (2011) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, children and young people are entitled to opportunities to live a full life and participate in decisions which affect their lives, during their time in care. Sadly, in Australia, children and young people in care…
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Ten Tips for working with children & young people in care

We took some time out to chat to Billy Black, a young person who works with the CREATE Foundation to promote and advocate for children and young people in care. In these short clips, Billy offers some tips to OOHC caseworkers and managers. Her advice and experiences reflect the voices of many other kids in…
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NSW Child Development Study

The NSW Child Development Study (NSW-CDS) is a longitudinal study of child mental health and wellbeing in a cohort of children who were assessed using the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) in 2009. The podcast provides an overview of the study and preliminary analysis of the FaCS data. Professor Carr, who leads the team responsible…
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25 September: Research to Practice Seminar on Adolescent Self Harm and Suicide

Dear Colleagues I am very pleased to invite you or a representative from your organisation to attend a Research to Practice Seminar on Adolescent Self Harm and Suicide. Date: Thursday 25 September 2014 Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm (8:30am for registration) Venue: Guthrie Theatre, University of Technology, Ultimo What to expect: The morning program will include…
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17 September: Can we Close the Gap? Pathways out of Indigenous imprisonment

You are invited to the next FACSAR Seminar Can We Close the Gap? Pathways Out of Indigenous Imprisonment Dr Don Weatherburn, Director, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) will present on his recent book Arresting Incarceration: Pathways Out of Indigenous Imprisonment. Arresting Incarceration charts the events that led to the 1991 Royal Commission…
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