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Like many fathers are to their sons, Liam’s dad was his hero. He looked up to him, he loved him, he could never have imagined a time when he wouldn’t be around. Four years ago, mum Sharon* had to tell Liam*, his dad wasn’t coming home. Sadly, he had passed away unexpectedly. “Liam was devastated,
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25 October 2018 Leading child welfare provider OzChild welcomes the NSW Government’s tabling of a landmark child protection bill into parliament this week. The Amendments to the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act and the Adoption Act will improve prevention services to keep children safely at home with their families and restore family
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22 October 2018 Working as a mentor has helped one of OzChild’s volunteers better relate to the children and young people he deals with in the course of his work. As a shift worker, Max McQueen often felt he should be doing something more productive during his downtime, so he decided to investigate volunteering. “As
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4 October 2018 OzChild recently welcomed specialist trainer Dr Michael Robbins from Functional Family Therapy LLC to Melbourne. Dr Robbins was in Australia to deliver training sessions for OzChild’s new Functional Family Therapy - CW® (FFT-CW) teams. The teams will be based in Mitcham in the Outer East region and Shepperton in the Goulburn region
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3 October, 2018 Hi, My name is Annie*. I am 13 years old and have lived in many different homes in my short life. I am a likeable, engaging and insightful girl, who is curious about the world around me. In lots of ways, I’m a typical young teenager – I like music, clothes, and
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13 September 2018 The NSW Government has committed to an innovative program to improve the lives of the New South Wales’ most at risk children and young people. Investment in Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) marks a new approach by the NSW Government in supporting children with the most complex needs. The evidence-based program will
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11 September 2018 A new online platform and app designed to connect the lives of children in out-of-home care has been launched by the Victorian Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos. The platform, CaringLife, is the brain-child of OzChild foster parents, Anthony Denahy and Emma Stirling, who realised that children in out-of-home care need
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