OPEN Forum – Connecting the dots of Evidence Informed Practice: Strengthening Service Design

OPEN Forum – Connecting the dots of Evidence Informed Practice: Strengthening Service Design

Last Wednesday, the Centre hosted the OPEN Forum: Connecting the dots of evidence-informed practice – strengthening service design and optimising data. This was a welcome opportunity to hear from Emily McDonald, Director of Client Services at Kids First, about their recent experience restructuring service delivery to strengthen outcomes for their children and families. Emily reflected

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100 years of child welfare advocacy – Oration presented by Emeritus Professor Dorothy Scott

100 years of child welfare advocacy – Oration presented by Emeritus Professor Dorothy Scott

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Australasian Child-Welfare Conference run by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare’s precursor, the Children’s Welfare Association of Victoria. To celebrate, the Centre invites you to attend this special occasion to celebrate 100 years of child welfare advocacy in Victoria. It will acknowledge creative leadership that improved the lives of children

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Overview of the 2018 OPEN Symposium

Overview of the 2018 OPEN Symposium

Building a compelling evidence-base in Victoria’s child and family services Participant feedback from the 2108 OPEN Symposium was overwhelmingly positive. In particular, the opening keynote address by Deborah Rubien, Senior Advisor for Evidence-Based Implementation at New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), was warmly received, leaving attendees feeling informed and inspired. A highlight of

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Kids Off Nauru: Offshore Processing Must End

All children, families and individuals on Nauru must be immediately moved to Australia. Every child has the right to grow up in a safe, stable home, connected to family, community and culture, with the care and support needed to advance their health, education, wellbeing and development. The offshore processing policy of the Australian government is

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Join Us and Put Children at the Centre this Election

Join Us and Put Children at the Centre this Election

We have a responsibility to look after every Victorian child. Our future depends on it. The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare invite you to join the campaign to make sure the wellbeing of children, young people and families is prioritised this state election on November 25. In the lead up to this

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2018 OPEN Symposium Keynote Announcement

2018 OPEN Symposium Keynote Announcement

      The annual OPEN Symposium is just two weeks away and there’s only a handful of tickets left! This year, the Symposium will be held at the Arts Centre in Melbourne on Wednesday 10 October.  Come along to learn, network and partake in vibrant discussions about the latest in innovative and promising practice. This

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