Last week was Foster Care week in Australia, it serves as a timely reminder that we must campaign at raising awareness of the amazing work done by foster & kinship carers & their support networks. It is a time to recognise how much difference this makes to young people’s lives.
National Child Protection Week: recognises the importance of families & communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse & neglect. We strongly urge all practitioners to review the webinars advertised by NAPCAN: https://bit.ly/38S1yWN
Too often we see carers burnout due to lack of adequate support, especially with the added impact of COVID 19 creating seemingly insurmountable barriers between families and services. Have a read of Monique's reflections here: