Date:  to
Event type:  Workshop
Region:  Brisbane
Organiser:  Encompass Family and Community
Pricing:  $330


Address:  Airport International Motel, 528 Kingsford Smith Drive
Suburb:  Hamilton
State:  Queensland
Postcode:  4007


Name:  Rebecca Buntain
Phone Number:  0401678604

Work to reconnect or reunify children, young people and their families is complex, sensitive, challenging and rewarding. It must be done well. We know that most children and young people living away from their families will return home – at some point, in some way. Even for those who cannot ‘go home’, research suggests there are benefits in family connection. The craft of this work lies in how to determine the optimal level and nature of this connection for individual children and young people. If you are interested in exploring this area of practice with a view to clarifying and consolidating your understanding, skills and approach, this is the workshop for you. Contemporary thinking and research inform activities designed to develop your knowledge and skills in: assessing safety; planning effective support and intervention; and collaborative work with children, young people, their families and carers in this emotive and critical work.

Who should attend?

Government and non-government alternative care and reunification workers, residential care workers, foster and kinship care support workers