Category: Prevention & Strengthening

News, Prevention & Strengthening
Delivering a program that works for regional families

OzChild is celebrating the commitment of the Victorian Government to fund its evidence-based program, Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare (FFT-CW) program.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Call for funding confirmation for specialised treatment to address adolescent violence in the home

With the end of innovation funding and a NSW Government commissioned evaluation not yet complete, the team is uncertain if it can continue its vital work beyond 30 June 2021.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
OzChild’s MST program secures funding to get young people back on track

Multisystemic Therapy is the only treatment approach to demonstrate long-term reductions in re-arrest and placement in custody through randomised clinical trials with this target population.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
OzChild pilot program takes off in ACT

A whole family approach to youth justice aimed at reducing reoffending
has been launched by OzChild in the ACT.

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Foster Care, News, Prevention & Strengthening
Disadvantage is a virus, it’s time we intervened with a vaccine

Today’s report released by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) makes a strong economic case for long-term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent children entering out-of-home care (OOHC) in Victoria.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Why raising the age of criminal responsibility is so important

In Victoria during 2018-19, 34 children aged 10-13 years were in detention and all were unsentenced. While the number of children is low, the costs of incarceration to these children, their families, their communities and society are high.

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News, Parenting, Prevention & Strengthening
Make the ordinary extraordinary!

OzChild’s SafeCare® Educator, Belinda Guilmartin, spends her days teaching parents of at-risk children five years and under the skills and knowledge they need to properly care for their children.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Common Elements approach improving outcomes for families

The unique Common Elements program is producing positive outcomes for families in need of additional support.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
New trial producing positive outcomes for families

The unique Common Elements program is producing positive outcomes for families in need of additional support.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Increasing staffs’ practice skills and capabilities while supporting families

Aimed at improving family communication skills, a new trial has begun to produce some fantastic outcomes for families in need of additional support.

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