Visit Website The Raising Children Network has developed a tip sheet on how parents and carers can support children who have recently experienced trauma. Trauma: supporting your child in the days and weeks after provides a list of tips on how to support a child’s recovery after a traumatic event and what to look out […]
Visit Website ivebeenthere.org.au is a website for young parents. It has been designed specifically for and with young parents and has a range of information on parenting survival tips, ways for family and dads to get involved, and professional advice on common challenges during this time.
Visit Website The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN) connects families, members of the community and professionals to resources focused on the care of children and adolescents affected by the impact of trauma, loss and grief.
Visit Website The Raising Children Network is an online resource for parenting children and young people. It provides a range of information on newborns, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, school children, pre-teens and teens.
SNAICC’s Supporting Carers resource is an online resource that seeks to provide support for carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, ensuring culture is central in the protection, care and nurturing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are in out-of-home-care.
18 November 2014 | General Interest SNAICC Senior Policy Officer, Holly Mason-White, has recently published an article in Early Childhood Australia‘s (ECA) Every Child magazine, outlining the key to a successful transition to school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. The article identifies that strong partnerships between early childhood services, schools, children and their […]
Visit Website The Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria (FVPLS) has a number of resources available on its website. Fact sheets What is Family Violence A Quick Guide about Child Protection for Koori Families A guide to the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal Help Cards What to do if Child Protection is involved […]
Visit Website This webpage provides information on perinatal mental health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Visit Website This resource examines the connection between the early educational experiences of Aboriginal parents and the impact these experiences may have on their attitude toward their children’s educational experiences. The resource asks parents to remember what life was like for them as a child and hot use this knowledge to support their own children’s […]
Visit Website This paper examines some of the issues with the current Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) definition of ‘family’. Using case examples and family trees, this paper explores Aboriginal family and kinship systems in relation to the ABS national Census. The paper discusses the implications of the assumptions made in the application of the […]