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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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Laura was 25 and Ben 26 when they became accredited foster carers. As a teenager Laura knew she was interested in being a foster carer. She enjoyed spending time with kids, had done volunteer work in Thailand with children that was inspiring, and she was interested in a career in social work. When she met her
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9 September 2018 New friends and new-found confidence in their skills were the best part of a recent camp run for young adults with a disability on the Mornington Peninsula. OzChild’s Flexible Respite Team regularly run camps throughout the year for young adults with a disability aged 18 to 25 years old at various sites
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9 September 2018 OzChild’s Disability Services first Social and Emotional Wellbeing Intervention for Aboriginal children in the Southern Region has been a great success for the seven Aboriginal children, aged between 6-12 years attending. The program, which involved two after school activities and a NADIOC weekend camp was designed and facilitated in partnership with the
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