Candice Butler to present at 5IIVSWC

QATSICPP is proud to announce Candice Butler, QATSICPP Manager Practice Development, will present at the 5th International Indigenous Voices In Social Work Conference in Hualien, Taiwan on 5 to 7 August 2019. Candice will be presenting on Aboriginal Kinship Care, and Active Efforts. We are confident Candice’s expertise and passion will provide an engaging and…

QATSICPP Annual Report 2018-2019

We are very pleased to present the 2018/2019 Annual Report for the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). This has been a year of reflecting on the past, and building for the future. As we look to the next 10 years for QATSICPP, it is important that we continue to focus…

QATSICPP Training Update: Ongoing Professional Development and Training

Practice Standards & Supervision Framework Training The first two series of the practice standards and supervision training workshops were held in Brisbane and Cairns. A total of 24 staff members from 5 member organisations participated. Overall the feedback from these workshops were positive and encouraging. Practice Standards & Supervision Framework Training (Tentative Date) Townsville   …

QATSICPP Youth Council ‘Gets off the Ground’

QATSICPP Youth Council L-R: Lane Brookes, Taz Clay, Leeonee Thompson, Raja Clay and Euan Currie-Kennedy, It’s extremely honouring to have been appointed to the QATSICPP Board as an Independent Director, it is even more humbling that I have the pleasure to be the Chairperson of the QATSICPP Youth Council. I’m looking forward to the role…

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Wuchopperen welcomes Family Participation Program

Wuchopperen Health Service Limited (Wuchopperen) have established a new team to deliver the Family Participation Program in partnership with Gungarde Community Centre Cooktown and Remote Area Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Child Care following an initiative from the Department of Child Safety, Women and Children. As a collective, the team will deliver the program in…

Lane Brookes joins QATSICPP Board

The QATSICPP Board is proud to announce the appointment of Lane Brookes as our first Independent Director of QATSICPP. We look forward to ensuring that the voices and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are front and centre in the work of our organisation.   Lane is a 23-year-old Mandandanji man…

Family Participation Program Townsville

It is widely recognised that the statutory system hasn’t always been effective at addressing the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children entering the child protection system, and that this situation continues to occur at an unsustainable rate. The TAIHS Family Participation Program (FPP) team aims to address the current situation by working with…