From early years through to school transitions
The Journey to Big School
This program provides practical tools, incorporating and showing respect for local strengths and culture. It focuses on holistic transition programs to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families in their journey from pre-school to primary school.
A Place for Culture?
Early years cultural competence
Develops cultural competence for staff in non-Indigenous early childhood education and care services to improve service access and service quality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. The development of a cultural competency framework is required to building understanding, skills and strategies that support service staff to engage effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Child protection, family violence and community support
Through Young Black Eyes
This well-established program builds participant’s confidence and skills, as well as community capacity for running community based workshops using the Through Young Black Eyes Workshop kit. Participants discuss and learn about issues and running programs relating to family violence, trauma, child abuse and neglect in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Stronger Safer Together
This program develops skills and understanding of intensive family support work, designed to address multiple and/or complex needs and assist families to build their capacity to care for and protect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. This workshop will explore good practice learning, practice and reflection for workers providing intensive family support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families with multiple and complex needs.