Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection – “Definitions 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…

INDIGENOUS VOICES IN SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE

Indigenous voices in social work conference

The 4th International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference was held in Alta, Norway from the 11th of June to the 14th of June 2017. Nadia Currie (Operations Manager) and I were fortunate to have both our individual abstracts and a joint abstract accepted to present. Some of my highlights include but are definitely not limited…

4TH INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE 2017 REPORT

4th International Indigenous Social Work Conference 2017 Report

Conference: 4th International Indigenous Social Work Conference 2017 – Alta, Norway Employee: Nadia Currie Position: Operations Manager Background On behalf of QATSICPP, I submitted two (2) abstracts to the 4th International Indigenous Social Work Conference 2017 (Conference) held in Alta, Norway. The two abstracts were: Redefining Aboriginal Community Control (individual presentation); and Knowledge Circles (collaborative…

Understanding and applying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP)

This resource provides a description of the definition of the five core elements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP). As a component of the Third Action Plan, States and Territories have committed to “continuing to fully implement the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle” and to the following…

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International recognition for QATSICPP resources and practice

International Recognition for QATSICPP Resources and Practice QATSICPP will be representing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection sector at the 4th International Indigenous Voices in Social Work Conference in Alta, Norway from 11-16 June 2017. QATSICPP Operations Manager, Nadia Currie and Senior Practice Leader, Candice Butler have been successful in obtaining…

CPP Annual Report 2017

We are very pleased to introduce this year’s Annual Report for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). This report provides an introduction to how we promote and advocate for the rights, safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, young people and their families. We would like to acknowledge…

QATSICPP Annual Report 2015-2016

We would like to introduce this years Annual Report for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). This report provides an introduction to how we promote and advocate for the rights, safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, youth people and their families. QATSICPP Annual Report 2015-2016

QATSICPP Practice Standards

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. These connections are central to children’s safety and well being, and the promotion of their development, self esteem, identity and sense of…

SNAICC Submission to QLD CP Legislation review

The Queensland Government has recognised that the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care will escalate to over 50 per cent in the next 5 years if urgent action is not progressed.3 Progressing an agenda to address overrepresentation should be a leading priority in the reform of the Act, reflecting the…