Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards 2020

Nomination Form

 

Nominations Close: Friday, 30 October 2020 at 5:00pm

 

Completing the form

  • Nominations for the categories must be submitted using this nomination form or by completing the PDF form
  • Nominees are strongly encouraged to assist in completing this form – self-nomination is also accepted
  • Individuals and Teams can be nominated

 

Please note – Finalists will be required to be participate in a pre-recording or livestream of the awards ceremony, this may include a pre-recorded acceptance speech via video / audio and photos.

 

Who can submit a nomination? Anyone

Who can be nominated? Individuals and Teams working in QATSICPP Member Organisations

Can I nominate someone in more than one category? Yes, please submit a seperate form for each category

 

Queries

Eliza Miller, Event Committee

Email: elizamiller@qatsicpp.com.au

Phone: 07 3518 0075

 

Award Categories

 

  1. Cultural Leadership: this award is to recognise an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled child protection worker who has demonstrated outstanding cultural leadership and mentoring within the workplace and/or community.
    • Keeping the rights and needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families at the front and centre in all the work the nominee does.
    • Promote self-determination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and families.
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander values and culture are evident in all the work the nominee does, and they provide mentorship to others to do the same.

     

  2. Practice Excellence: this award is to recognise an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled child protection worker who has demonstrated best practice in their direct service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and/or families.
    • Work within a strong cultural practice framework, implementing the QATSICPP Practice Standards and/or the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (5 elements) and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Led Decision Making.
    • Demonstrate the importance of building strong relationships with children and their families to establish a new storyline.
    • Show strong commitment to supporting families to identify their own solutions and ways to achieve this.

     

  3. Innovation within the Sector: this award is to recognise an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled child protection worker who has demonstrated innovation within the sector to achieve best outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.
    • Deliver innovative and best practice responses to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and families
    • Draws upon Active Efforts, that is being timely, active, thorough and affirmative, in all areas of their service delivery.
    • Works in collaboration with stakeholders and community members to ensure that the service/s they are providing meets the safety and wellbeing needs of children, young people and their families.

     

  4. Youth Advocacy: this award is to recognise an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled child protection worker who has demonstrated best outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people through strong advocacy skills.
    • Advocate for for the voices of children and young people to be heard in all decisions made about them
    • Reduce stigma and shame by encouraging youth within the nominee’s community to be proud of their identity and their mob.
    • Being raised by family and having a strong connection to culture and community is at the heart of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people’s perception of permanence, belonging and identity.

     

  5. Family: This award is to recognise families who are doing an amazing job of caring for and protecting their children.To provide a nomination for the Family Award click here. Fill in the downloadable PDF nomination form and return it to Eliza Miller at elizamiller@qatsicpp.com.au

 

Nominee

Nominator

Award Category

Statement

Please provide a brief statement (up to 500 words) describing why you nominated your nominee in the category. Nominations must include examples of how your nominee has met one or more of the award criteria.


 

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