‘Permanency’ in out-of-home care should promote a sense of belonging from a secure home, emotionally connected relationships and right to culture.
Child participation in decision making
This resource aims to help organisations meaningfully involve children and young people in decision making processes.
This short article discusses key considerations for involving children and young people in research, using an AIFS project as an illustrative example.
This webinar discussed practices that can contribute to practitioners creating genuine partnerships with children and their families.
This short article provides a summary of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse delivered in October 2018.
‘Give children a bigger voice, more of the time’: Findings from the Children and Young People in Separated Families project
Recent research conducted by AIFS highlights the importance of incorporating child-inclusive practices in the family law system.
A new study exploring the meaning of home for children and young people after separation aims to inform living arrangements that work for them.
Give children a bigger voice more of the time: Children’s and young people’s experiences of the family law system
This webinar discussed recent research on young people’s experiences of the family law system and its implications for child-inclusive practice.
This short article highlights the importance of giving children a voice after cases of intimate partner homicide to better respond to their needs.
The MacKillop Family Services conference focused on what can be learned from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.