Community Notices

Supporting your Child through high School – Autism SA

City of Marion Library Newsletter – Whats on: Issue 20

Family Law Pathways Network – Major Family Law Services & Waiting Times

To view Family Support events for 2019, click here

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Shelter SA Housing Matters Newsletter December 2018

The children’s report (Australian Child Rights Taskforce)

In this integrated report, the views of children and young people across Australia sit close to the contributions of non-government organisations and subject matter experts committed to improving the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights of all children and young people in Australia.

Centre for Transformational Practice coming soon

Inequality in Australia: a young person’s perspective  (Youth Action)

November 2018 CA publishes industry guideline for customers experiencing domestic, family violence 

Communications Alliance today published a Guideline to help telecommunications providers assist customers who are impacted by domestic and family violence

State of play—youth, kids and digital dangers Office of the eSafety Commissioner (Australia)
This report highlights a number of key themes in relation to the online challenges facing young people age 8–17.

Women, disability and violence: Barriers to accessing justice: Key findings and future directions paper
“The majority of the cases captured in this report were instances of domestic and family violence, broadly defined, meaning they occurred within a family or caring context.” (-ANROWS)

National Redress Scheme​ Department of Social Services (Australia)

The National Redress Information Line is now open on 1800 146 713.

SAPOL: District Policing Model and the Family Safety Framework information – from 5 July 2018

Child Focused Practice Online

Child Focused Practice is a free, interactive online program, developed in collaboration with the South Australian homelessness and family violence sector. This course explores the impact of homelessness and trauma on children and provides practical information about how to support children and their parents.

Offering knowledge and skills to respond effectively to children in age appropriate ways, this training is equivalent to 7.5 hours of professional development.

Elder Abuse there is no Excuse

The Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has created a video outlining the services available to assist and protect older South Australians. The services outlined work together to prevent elder abuse, and safeguard the rights of older people.

Family Violence and Gambling

The Office for Problem Gambling now has a Practitioners Guide to Services listing gambling and domestic and family violence services in South Australia. This will be a useful resource for practitioners working with clients who are impacted by problem gambling as well as domestic and family violence.

Men and Separation: Navigating the Future

This booklet from Relationships Australia booklet that is very helpful with “Where to get further assistance”, research about men and a reading list which would be useful for some sectors or the community

National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health – Emerging Minds

The project focuses on building workforce capacity to better support children and parents/carers and improve the mental health outcomes of infants and children. Integral to this is building and supporting an organisational and workplace culture to embrace a range of practices and attitudes that aim to keep ‘child mental health in mind’.

Relationships Australia in the Riverland: What we do (Berri)

A summary of the services RASA offer in the Riverland region.

Resources: Emergency Contact Numbers

Teach your kids how to stay safe online

Stay Smart Online recommends parents talk to their kids regularly about online safety to teach them how to behave and stay safe online. [Stay Smart Online]

UCWB Community Radio Program on 5EBI-FM

UnitingSA: Men and Family Relationships Program

What’s OK at home? 
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria: Recently developed by Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria to assist young people experiencing family violence, this resource provides information, advice and support.

DCP: Backpacks 4 SA Kids

Joint Media Release: Attorney General and Assistant Minister for Children and Families – Relaunch of Family Relationships Online

The Smith Family: Let’s Read program and training opportunity