First Nations Care Leavers: Supporting Better Transitions

Jacinta Walsh, Lena Turnbull, Phillip Mendes, Rachel Standfield

This resource is aimed at supporting front-line practitioners to: ƒ

  • Have a working knowledge of the historical and contemporary context of social welfare policies and their impact on First Nations families. ƒ
  • Use this knowledge as a starting point to build an awareness of how individual and systemic practices impact First Nations young people and families. ƒ
  • Recognise the importance of working with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), Elders and respected community members to design and implement strengths-based culturally informed support services.