Event date: 10 May 2017, 7:00pm - 8:15pm AEST, online.
The APS has developed an online training program to support the delivery of appropriate and sensitive services to people affected by forced adoption.
During the early 1960s and 1970s in particular, adoption was prevalent in Australia. Single women who were pregnant were encouraged - or forced - to "give up" their babies for adoption.
Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers
Identifying parental substance use and misuse in clinical practice; action research at the Hobart Family Relationships Centre; the late discovery