Monthly Archives: November 2015

Shining a light on good practice 2015

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QMcfA3hmts[/embed] Shining a light on good practice in NSW 2015 shares 16 incredible stories of real life child protection work from FACS and our NGO partners. From child protection, out-of-home care, early intervention, pre-natal support and early intervention, these stories showcase the power of strong relationships and skilled, compassionate casework. Access the stories here.
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Nye Gurung Project Part 4

Part 4 - Support The Nye Gurung team offer ongoing support to their carers that is holistic and culturally-focused. Carers share their experiences of going through the Nye Gurung pathway and reveal how the team’s support has positively impacted not just their lives, but the lives of the children in their care. Duration: Approx. 19 minutes    …
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Nye Gurung Project Part 3

Part 3 - Training There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach for the Nye Gurung team, especially in how they train and assess potential carers. Moving away from the traditional, the team has developed a tailored approach to training that is not only responsive and flexible, but is also a means to building strong…
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Nye Gurung Project Part 2

Part 2 - Recruitment The Nye Gurung team explains the value and necessity of kinship care for Aboriginal children, as well as their strategy for recruiting new carers. Learn more about how the use of genograms, staff knowledge and engagement activities have driven the team’s success. Duration: Approx. 18 mins     Click here to view Reflection…
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Nye Gurung Project

Nye Gurung is Aboriginal for 'Spirit Child', and is a fitting name for the first Aboriginal-specific team in FACS appointed specifically to recruit and support Indigenous foster carers. The Nye Gurung Aboriginal Foster Care Team has developed an innovative and effective approach for recruitment and training that has successfully provided culturally appropriate care options for…
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