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The Resource A question of safeguards : inquiry into the care and circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care, report written by Michele Powell and Julie Withers

A question of safeguards : inquiry into the care and circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care, report written by Michele Powell and Julie Withers

Label
A question of safeguards : inquiry into the care and circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care
Title
A question of safeguards
Title remainder
inquiry into the care and circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care
Statement of responsibility
report written by Michele Powell and Julie Withers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Review in 2000 by an independent state government watchdog which randomly selected fifteen Aboriginal children and young people in care for review of their care and circumstances; review as disproportionate numbers of Indigenous children in care and reports suggested poor outcomes; current placements, family contact, education, health, social and recreational issues considered; key areas of individual reviews were circumstances of child, placements, case management and review, family and cultural identity and support to carers; review resulted in identification of common issues, identification and reporting of good practice, barriers and systemic weaknesses impacting on good practice; characteristics of those reviewed; placement providers; placement principles and practices; recommendations relating to systemic weaknesses in care system
Additional physical form
Also available online via the World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
NSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powell, Michele
Dewey number
  • 362.849915
  • 362.7309944
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Withers, Julie
  • New South Wales
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Children's Service
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Children, Torres Strait Islander
  • Foster home care
  • New South Wales
Label
A question of safeguards : inquiry into the care and circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care, report written by Michele Powell and Julie Withers
Link
http://www.nswombudsman.nsw.gov.au/csc/pdf/reports/Q%20of%20safegaurds%20full%20report.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "August 2001"
  • "Community Services (Complaints, Reviews and Monitoring) Act 1993"-- foot of t.p
  • "Changing the face of community services"-- foot of cover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 81-82
Contents
A brief overview: History of service provision to Aboriginal children and young people in care in NSW -- The characteristics and care circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care -- The placement providers: the Department of Community Services; Aboriginal Children's Services Ltd; UnitingCare Burnside; Anglicare -- Characteristics: Age of the children and young people at December 2000; length of time in care; legal status; Placement; Placement of siblings in care; length of time in placement; Profile of carers; Placement provider -- Emerging themes: the Aboriginal placement principles; extended placement in voluntary care arramgements; placements with family and kin; Are the children we reviewed benefiting from their care experience? -- Appendices: Breakdown of sample group by characteristics; standardised key areas explored in the individual reviews; Department of Community Services response; Uniting Care Burnside response; Aboriginal Children's Services Ltd response; Summary of key developments in services to Aboriginal children and young people in care in NSW; Demographics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children or young people in care
Control code
000022944636
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xv, 85 p.
Isbn
9780734762481
Isbn Type
(spiral binding)
Other physical details
ill.,
Label
A question of safeguards : inquiry into the care and circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care, report written by Michele Powell and Julie Withers
Link
http://www.nswombudsman.nsw.gov.au/csc/pdf/reports/Q%20of%20safegaurds%20full%20report.pdf
Publication
Note
  • "August 2001"
  • "Community Services (Complaints, Reviews and Monitoring) Act 1993"-- foot of t.p
  • "Changing the face of community services"-- foot of cover
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 81-82
Contents
A brief overview: History of service provision to Aboriginal children and young people in care in NSW -- The characteristics and care circumstances of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care -- The placement providers: the Department of Community Services; Aboriginal Children's Services Ltd; UnitingCare Burnside; Anglicare -- Characteristics: Age of the children and young people at December 2000; length of time in care; legal status; Placement; Placement of siblings in care; length of time in placement; Profile of carers; Placement provider -- Emerging themes: the Aboriginal placement principles; extended placement in voluntary care arramgements; placements with family and kin; Are the children we reviewed benefiting from their care experience? -- Appendices: Breakdown of sample group by characteristics; standardised key areas explored in the individual reviews; Department of Community Services response; Uniting Care Burnside response; Aboriginal Children's Services Ltd response; Summary of key developments in services to Aboriginal children and young people in care in NSW; Demographics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children or young people in care
Control code
000022944636
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xv, 85 p.
Isbn
9780734762481
Isbn Type
(spiral binding)
Other physical details
ill.,

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