Visit Website This booklet provides information on the mental health issues experienced by pregnant women. It is designed for Aboriginal Health Workers and other health professionals who work with Indigenous families in the community. The 36-page booklet provides definitions of perinatal mental health issues (mental health problems experienced by women in the later stages of […]
Visit Website ‘Early Childhood Education Workforce Capacity Project: kinship & Aboriginal perspectives’ explores the fundamental concept of kinship. Compiled for teach-ec by Auntie Pat Doolan, Maria Bennet & Geoffrey Lord. The teach-ec website was developed as part of a larger Early Childhood Workforce Capacity Project through a partnership between Charles Sturt University, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous […]
Visit Website ‘Indigenous Perspectives and Culturally Appropriate Games’ presents a range of games to strengthen Indigenous Identity. Compiled for teach-ec by by Richard Powell and Geoffrey Lord. The teach-ec website was developed as part of a larger Early Childhood Workforce Capacity Project through a partnership between Charles Sturt University, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, […]
Visit Website “You’re in new country – advice for non-Indigenous mentors, trainers and teachers” and accompanying posters shares stories by Indigenous early childhood educators on their personal work and learning experiences, highlighting the ways non-Indigenous people have supported and enabled them to succeed, while reflecting on some of the equally important things that non-Indigenous people […]
Download File Promising Practices – Book 4 Indigenous responses to child protection issues Services providing culturally relevant child protection support for families involved in the child protection system bring an Indigenous perspective to child protection issues. They draw on the strengths of the communities and extended families of the children who are placed in out-of-home […]
Download File Twelve workshops for professionals in the field were delivered in 2007 across Australia to share the key characteristics and learnings from the project. These booklets profile what works well for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care, and promotes strategies to help organisations overcome barriers to effective practice.
Download File Promising Practices – Book 2 Assessing, training and recruiting Indigenous carers Successful assessment and training programs are carer-centred, responding to carers’ needs and feedback in their assessment and training programs. This is particularly the case with Indigenous assessment tools, which use a more relaxed, conversational style of getting information, and use community knowledge […]
Download File Promising Practices – Book 3 Comprehensive support for Indigenous Carers and young people Successful program managers and CEOs told us that developing strong relationships with external stakeholders was the key to getting funding agencies on board. Establishing effective relationships with external stakeholders also meant that agency staff became spokespeople for their organisation in […]
Download File You’re A Dad – 20 page A5 colour booklet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers and young men. Warning: The PDF download is large and as such may fail.
Visit Website Real Kids, Real Carers is a continuing education resource for foster carers. The resource consists of 8 booklets covering topics of importance to foster carers. Booklets are available to download in PDF format from this URL.