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The Institute of Open Adoption Studies was commissioned by My Forever Family NSW to examine the standards of training for out-of-home carers in NSW and to understand the challenges and motivations in recruiting carers for older children and young people (9+).
The first phase of the research is now publicly available.
It consists of a literature review analysing Australian and international research related to foster care recruitment practices. There is a specific focus on recruitment of carers for older children and an overview of international models of training and recommendations regarding best practice principles in training for foster carers, kinship carers, guardians, and adoptive families.
Executive summary - Standards in training for out-of-home carers.pdf
Standards in training for out-of-home carers.pdf
Executive Summary - Recruiting carers for children and young people in care aged 9+.pdf
Recruiting carers for children and young people in care aged 9+
My Forever Family NSW acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.
Our program supports the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child placement principles that aim to ensure that intervention into family life does not disconnect children from their family and culture.
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