foster care

Finding positive permanent homes for foster kids
Finding positive permanent homes for foster kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Queensland foster and kin carers are being asked to take part in a survey to identify positive ways to give kids a chance of a permanent home. Leith Harding, from QUT’s School of Psychology and Counselling said in Queensland there ... Read More »

One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients
One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of children receiving child protection services continues to rise, with almost three-quarters of these children repeat clients, according to new analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child protection Australia 2015–16, shows that over ... Read More »

Adoptions by carers reach highest point in the decade
Adoptions by carers reach highest point in the decade (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

While the overall number of children adopted in Australia is at the lowest point on record, the number of Australian children adopted by carers (for example, a foster parent) has continued to rise, according to a report released today by ... Read More »

Children in care are at greater risk academically
Children in care are at greater risk academically (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children in care are less likely to achieve nationally agreed literacy and numeracy standards when compared with all students in Australia, according to a new report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). ‘Children in care’ ... Read More »

Foster care experiences need to be told
Foster care experiences need to be told (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers are urging more people to tell their stories of being involved in foster care in the hopes of better understanding the impact of foster care on children and families. The study, being conducted in South Australia ... Read More »

 
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