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 resource discusses transgenerational trauma and its impacts on Aboriginal children, people. families and communities.
Visit Website The Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health has released the Australian Guidelines for the treatment of Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. You can download the full guidelines, and a number of related resources for practitioners and clients, at the Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health website.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has a new-look website. Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse website. The website is now more user-friendly and interactive, and provides greater detail on the Royal Commission and associated research, papers and documents. The website provides links to other organisations and support […]
Download File 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.
Visit Website The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has published a paper written by Professor Judy Atkinson, examining the effects of trauma and overcoming its lasting effects. ‘Trauma-informed services and trauma-specific care for Indigenous Australian children’ provides discussion around appropriate interventions to assist in alleviating the effects of trauma.
Download File A promising model for capacity building partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and non-Indigenous services – SNAICC resource published together with AbSec that profiles a groundbreaking new approach to developing the capacity of Aboriginal out-of-home care agencies through partnerships with mainstream organisations.
The Royal Commission into Institutional responses to Child Sexual Abuse wants to hear from individuals who have been involved in the ‘Towards Healing’ process. In 1996, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia adopted ‘Towards Healing: Principles and Procedures in Responding to Complaints of Sexual Abuse against Personnel of the Catholic Church in […]
Download File The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (the Child Placement Principle) was developed to ensure that the child protection system recognises the importance of children staying connected to family, community, culture and country when decisions are made around placement of a child. While aspects of the Child Placement Principle have been […]
Visit Website The Royal Commission has developed answers to frequently asked questions to provide assistance to people who wish to contact us and tell their story. As we proceed with our inquiries, the list of questions and answers will grow and may change.