Category: Prevention & Strengthening

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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