Where to next with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Led Decision Making in Queensland

The Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) funded a trial of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Led Decision Making (ATSIFLDM) from April 2016 to August 2017. Final report details are soon to be released from implementation partner, SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children, and independent evaluation partners Winangali Pty…

The Murri School – A healing initiative

The Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (the Murri School) The Murri School is a coeducational non-government school established in 1986. The school is Indigenous-owned and Indigenous-controlled. The Murri School was originally a primary school but it now educates children from prep to grade 12. With a proven track record in assisting students to attend…

CPP Strategic Plan 2017-2020

This Strategic Plan has been prepared for the planning triennium of 2017-2020, to guide and inform strategic and operational level action for the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP). CPP Strategic Plan 2017-2020

Reconnection: Relationships with family, community and culture

The Department of Child Safety, Far North Queensland (FNQ) has commenced a project to reconnect Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in out-of-home care with their maternal and paternal families, communities of origin and cultures. ‘Reconnection: Relationships with Family, Community & Culture’ commenced in late 2016 and focuses on the cohort of…

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…

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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