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   …

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP): A Guide to Support Implementation

This resource is primarily designed to support a holistic understanding of the five elements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP) and promote the processes, strategies and practices required to progress its implementation. It is the third in a series of resources being produced by SNAICC – National Voice for our…

Delivery of QATSICPP Supervision Framework to Central Queensland, Department of Child Safety, Youth & Womem Leadership Forums

QATSICPP’s Senior Practice Leader and Training & Education Coordinator were invited to the Central Queensland’s, Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women, Senior Team Leaders (STL) & Senior Practice Leaders (SPL) forums to deliver on QATSICPP’s Supervision Framework. The first training was held in Hervey Bay with thirty-four (34) STL’s attending on 7 November 2018.…

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 to set out the changes needed in legislation, policy, programs, processes and practice to realise a new approach to Aboriginal Kinship Care in Queensland. The position statement uses the format of…

Record of Advice for Aboriginal Kinship Care

QATSICPP recognises the significant risk of our participation in various steering committees, advisory groups and related consultative mechanisms might be interpreted as passive endorsement of a final outcome. Particularly when the end result reflects a clear departure from our established position. A key purpose of publishing this record of advice, is to restate the importance…

QATSICPP Submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh

This submission has been prepared by the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP), as the peak representative agency for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and family services in our jurisdiction. It has been 10 years since Closing the Gap began and the historic Apology to the Stolen Generations. Since this…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Definition and Standards

The Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Definition and Standards outlined in this document honour the commitment and passion of Elders, past, present and emerging, to ensure our children are safe in culture. The redefining of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Control has been guided by community input and knowledge…