The Cradle to Kinder program is an early intervention program designed to address the needs of vulnerable children and families.
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A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2015-16
This article outlines some issues and common challenges that require careful thought when planning an evaluation of a program targeting Indigenous people. Sections include: The need for outcome evaluations; Evaluation: the basics; Indigenous community involvement; Choosing an evaluation method; Adapting evaluation methods and measures; and Reporting. Examples from Ninti One, Kids Caring for Country, and Families and Schools Together (FAST) NT are included to illustrate themes.
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
Investigates the effectiveness of current mainstream, international, and Indigenous prevention programs and identifies principles of success.
Enhancing the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Policy and practice considerations
Outlines the contemporary understanding of the Principle, and reviews the barriers at the policy and practice levels that impede its implementation
This paper examines the Australian and international evidence on cultural competence in health care settings.
A review of the literature on Indigenous community-managed programs and organisations, with a focus on what works in these initiatives.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: A review of interventions for prevention and management in Indigenous communities
This resource sheet provides estimates on the prevalence of FASD in the general and Indigenous populations of Australia.
Social determinants of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children
The benefit of reducing children's sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is unequivocal, and this is particularly true for Indigenous children in Australia, who consume a higher quantity of sugar-sweetened beverages than non-Indigenous children. However, the development of effective policies and programs requires an understanding of the drivers of this behaviour. This article investigates these drivers, using data from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC).