SNAICC has developed engaging resource packages designed to educate, promote greater understanding and to encourage best-practice when working with our children and families.
The Forming Legitimate and Effective Partnerships kit contains four essential resources for services working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Designed to inform and support genuine partnerships in service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families including training and audit manuals and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making.
The Forming Legitimate and Effective Partnerships Kit includes:
Whose Voice Counts? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child-protection decision-making
This SNAICC research report considers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making. The report analyses current legal, policy and systems effectiveness in enabling the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in decisions made for their children.
Developing Capacity Through Partnerships
Developing Capacity Through Partnerships: A promising model for capacity building partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and non-Indigenous services, is published together with AbSec. This resource profiles a groundbreaking new approach to developing the capacity of Aboriginal out-of-home care agencies through partnerships with mainstream organisation.
Partnership Audit Tool: Creating change through partnerships (2014)
This audit tool has been created to support inter-agency partnerships in child and family service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families. The publication provides a framework and tools for measuring progress towards achieving genuine partnership goals.
Partnership Training Manual: Creating change through partnerships (2014)
SNAICC has developed this training manual with the aim of supporting and sustaining genuine inter-agency partnerships in service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
As an inter-agency partnerships training manual, it focuses on relationships between organisations and the processes that support and facilitate those relationships.This training manual is specifically designed to support partnership leaders and ‘champions’ within organisations wishing to
develop and strengthen partnerships in child and family service delivery. It is particularly relevant for:
- Organisational leaders and decisionmakers, including managers, CEOs,
and senior public servants
- Community partnership facilitators (for example, organisations leading local
family service integration and collaboration initiatives), and
- Consultants and other professionals taking on partnership facilitation and support roles.
This training manual is an interactive guide that can be used as part of a facilitated presentation or independently to access relevant information, ideas, tools and practice supports.