Family connections and contact study: Final report

Family connections and contact study: Final report

17 September 2019

This report looks at supporting birth family contact for children in out-of-home care in New South Wales.

This report has been published by the Institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney.

The report presents findings from a study on the benefits and challenges of contact and what supports are needed to help carers and birth parents overcome difficulties. It also focuses on how carers and birth parents can build constructive and collaborative relationships.

It also discusses how New South Wales is progressing with a transition to a model out-of-home care, where carers manage birth family contact arrangements without any agency support.

Download the report via the Institute's website (PDF)

Add a comment

Related topics

Need some help?

CFCA offers a free research and information helpdesk for child, family and community welfare practitioners, service providers, researchers and policy makers through the CFCA News.

Subscribe

CFCA News

Sign up to our email alert service for the latest news and updates

Subscribe