The Youth Mentoring Hub was launched yesterday by The Hon. Jenny Mikakos (Minister for Families and Children, Youth Affairs).
The 18th Biennial International Foster Care Conference “Tell Someone Who Cares” will take place in Sydney, Australia.
The Conference dates are November 8-11, 2015. The 2015 International Conference will provide an opportunity to showcase foster, kinship & relative care in a National Australian context and international keynote speakers will present the important, innovative work being undertaken in other parts of the world.
The Centre has been funded by DHS to undertake the 2014 Residential Care Workforce Project.
The objectives of the project are to:
- Profile the residential care workforce
- Identify the skills gap of Residential Care Workers
- Develop recruitment and retention strategies
- Develop training strategy and minimum qualifications recommendations
This project has 3 components as follows: