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Supporting Children in the Australian Foster Care System – Print

Do You Work in the Australian Foster Care System?

Are you at times frustrated, sleep-deprived, confused and unsure how to help your foster child build a bright future?

Supporting children in the Australian Foster Care System has been written by five authors who have decades of experience working in the child protection and foster care arena.

They have learned the hard way what works and what doesn’t. Their writing is easy to understand, and they have identified the key areas that may create confusion and uncertainty in the world of foster care and provided solutions for these problems areas

$30.00 incl GST

Supporting Children in the Australian Foster Care System – Print

What’s in the Book?

You will read and understand:

  • A child’s view of placement.
  • What impact trauma has on a child’s brain.
  • How to build resilience in young children for lifelong success.
  • How to start and have conversations about sexuality and gender awareness.
  • The keys to identifying and reducing anxiety.
  • Strategies to defend against compassion fatigue.
  • The importance of good nutrition and the part it plays with children’s health.
  • How to communicate clearly with children in your care.
  • The importance of respecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture.

We need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they are falling in. Desmond Tutu

Who are the Authors?

Ray Beekmans | Cecile Chavez | Stuart Davidson | Sarah Fowler | Ailsa Freeman

Who Would Gain from Reading This Book?

  • Foster Carers
  • Case Workers
  • Counsellors
  • Social Workers
  • Out of Home Care Educators
  • Child Protection Leaders, Managers and Staff
  • Government Agency Directors and Teams
  • Teachers and Support Workers
  • University Lecturers and Students
  • Leaders and Managers in the Community Sector

Key Book Facts

  • 15 chapters
  • 50,000+ words
  • 272 pages

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