Queensland Service Providers Wanted

by PeakCare Qld on 7th April 2014

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Minister Fentiman delivers enthralling speech at PeakCare's AGM

by PeakCare Qld
on 12th December 2016

If you were unable to attend PeakCare’s AGM on Wednesday, 7th December 2016, make sure you read the enthralling speech delivered by the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence.

PeakCare's Board for 2017

by PeakCare Qld
on 12th December 2016

Your candidates for PeakCare's Board for 2017

by PeakCare Qld
on 30th November 2016

New Family and Child Connect services (FaCC), Intensive Family Support services (IFS) and specialist Domestic and Family Violence services

by PeakCare Qld
on 18th August 2016

The Queensland Government Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (the department) wishes to advise of the release of an Expression of Interest (EOI) for Mount Isa / Gulf Family Support and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention and Support Services

More about the Royal Commission into the South Australian child protection system

by PeakCare Qld
on 18th August 2016

The South Australian Child Protection Systems Royal Commission Report, The life they deserve, was released in early August 2016. The report is presented in two volumes. The first volume sets out what the Royal Commission did to examine the adequacy of current laws and policies to protect children and young people, system deficits and 260 recommendations addressing a wide range of structural, system and practice aspects across the SA government and service system. The second volume contains 5 case studies that examine the operation of the system and practice quality in specific areas. Four focus on the individual circumstances of young children, intervening in high risk families, leaving care, and children with complex needs in out of home care.

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Do you have experience working in direct support or advocacy roles with young adults aged 18-30 years, with mild/borderline intellectual disability, who have exited foster care or residential care?

Can you participate in an interview (approx 1-2 hours, face to face or via Skype if outside of SEQ) to share your perspectives on working with this group of young people?

Eligible service providers will have a minimum three-year degree qualification in a human service field, and a minimum 12 months experience working in a support or advocacy role in Queensland that includes work with young people in the research target group. Service providers may have worked in a range of human service contexts, not just disability or after-care services.

Interviews will contribute to a PhD study on the transition to adulthood experiences of young people with mild/borderline intellectual disability who have exited non-kinship out-of-home care.

If you are able to participate in an interview, or would like further information, contact Sarah MacDonald by April 30 2014 on 0403 949 948 or sarah.macdonald1@uqconnect.edu.au

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