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Working for a better future and outcomes for our children

QATSICPP Key Documents and Resources

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle Best Practice Implementation Guide:

This resource provides a description of the definition of the five core elements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).

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To read more go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/ATSICPP_book.pdf


Position Statement for Aboriginal Kinship Care:

The purpose of this position statement is to restate the importance of Aboriginal children and young people being raised by family in community and set out the changes needed in legislation, policy, programs, processes and practice to realise a new approach to Aboriginal Kinship Care in Queensland.

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To read more go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/CPP-POSITION-STATEMENT-KINSHIP-BK.pdf


Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Definition and Standards:
Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection definition and standards seek:

  • to achieve consistency within the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection sector;
  • provide a framework to support children, families, communities and organisations to ensure their children are safe in culture and not in care;
  • preserve the intent of community control as a concept and core mechanism for self-determination; and
  • provide a clear, standardised definition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community control and community controlled services, operating in a contemporary child and family wellbeing context.

 

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To read more, go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/57518-CPP-COMMUNITY-CONTROL-BK-spreads.pdf


QATSICPP Practice Standards:

Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection practice standards seek to achieve:

  • Better outcomes for children and families
  • A strong, sustainable and capable sector able to deliver these outcomes.

The Practice Standards honour the enduring cultures and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, drawing on knowledge systems of growing up children and their connections to family, community, country and culture. The standards apply to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and family services that provide child protection services.

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For more information, contact Sidney Williams at QATSICPP at sidneywilliams@qatsicpp.com.au

To read more, go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/QATSICPP_Practice_Standards.pdf


QATSICPP Practice Guide:

The Practice Guide is a practical resource that all practitioners working across the Child Protection continuum in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Organisations can use for both practice and reflection. The Practice Guide is guided by the QATSICPP Practice Standards and the Aboriginal Child Placement Principles.

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To read more, go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/QATSICPP_Practice_Guide_8.9.16.pdf


QATSICPP Practice Guide Assessment Toolkit:

The QATSICPP Assessment Toolkit is referenced and is to be used in conjunction with the QATSICPP Practice Guide.
The purpose of the Toolkit is to be a practical resource that is effective in ensuring the needs of families and children are responded to and they become strengthened as a result of being involved in the assessment process from beginning to end. The Toolkit is designed for use in daily practice as well as a source for critical reflection.

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To read more, go to:
http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/CPP_APPENDIX_FORMS_-_Assessment_Toolkit_8.9.16.pdf


QATSICPP Supervision Framework and Appendix:

The purpose of the Supervision Framework guide is to provide a framework, accompanied by practice resources, for delivery of culturally-grounded, professional supervision within child protection services. Implementation of this supervision framework aims to resource the needs and aspirations of:

  • Frontline staff in working with children, families and communities
  • Managers in developing excellence in frontline staff through support and leadership
  • Organisations in ensuring continuous improvement of service delivery and accountability to children, families, communities and funding bodies.

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For more information about the Supervision Framework, please go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/612_QATSICPP_Supervision_Framework.HR2.ƒ_.pdf

The Appendix to the Supervision Framework provides templates for the Supervision Agreement and Supervision Record.

For more information about the Supervision Framework Appendix go to: http://www.qatsicpp.com.au/images/Supervision_Framework_Appendix_Booklet.pdf

 

  • Child Protection Environment

    53.7%

    of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were placed with a kinship or Indigenous carer.
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

    69,200

    There are 69,200 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children / young people in Queensland.