Open Adoption Series

Background The Open Adoption Series was developed by ACWA’s Best Practice Unit and FACS following a forum on Open Adoption in May 2015. This resource is designed to help the OOHC sector build knowledge of past and present adoption practice, facilitate discussion and influence culture change. How to use this resource We encourage you to […]

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Assessing Parental Capacity and Working with Parents

ACWA’s Best Practice Unit hosted a two-day Assessing Parental Capacity and Working With Parents Best Practice Forum in April examining best practice for working with families and issues involved in the assessment of parental capacity. The forum was designed to support ACWA’s members in their work under the new Permanency Support Program. A summary of the two-day […]

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Real Kids, Real Carers e-booklets

Please find links below to several Real Kids, Real Carer e-booklets. Each booklet contains a two hour training module that can be done in a group or one to one. I’m an individual… Children and young people with disabilities Independence and connections: Caring for adolescents Participation: Creating opportunities for children and young people to contribute […]

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