Indigenous families

Family Relationships Quarterly No. 8

AFRC Newsletter No. 8 — April 2008

The family law system and shared care arrangements; men's and women's attitudes to marriage and cohabitation; program spotlight on the 'Partnership'

Why standard assessment processes are culturally inappropriate: Perspectives of professionals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies, non-government agencies and government departments

Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers and Young People: Strengths and Barriers No. 3 — September 2007

Shortcomings raised by participants in relation to assessment procedures when used to assess potential Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers

Why standard assessment processes are culturally inappropriate

Barriers, incentives and strategies to enhance recruitment of Indigenous carers: Perspectives of professionals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies, non-government agencies and government departments

Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers and Young People: Strengths and Barriers No. 2 — September 2007

Presents participants’ views on main barriers and incentives that influence Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ decision to become a carer

Barriers, incentives and strategies to enhance recruitment of Indigenous carers

Indigenous responses to child protection issues

Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers, Children and Young People: Profiling Promising Programs No. 4 — September 2007

Programs that collaborate with child protection services to enhance culturally relevant responses to child protection issues are profiled.

Indigenous responses to child protection issues

Comprehensive support for Indigenous carers and young people

Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers, Children and Young People: Profiling Promising Programs No. 3 — September 2007

Programs that offer comprehensive support for carers and young people are profiled in detail.

Comprehensive support for Indigenous carers and young people

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