Discussions about: Children and young people

New discussion topics will be added to Knowledge Circle's discussion page as users continue to make their contributions.

If you would like to introduce a new topic relating to services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, please start a discussion.

Topics you might like to introduce for discussion could include

  • Ensuring child safety and wellbeing
  • Effective approaches to trauma recovery
  • Increasing literacy and numeracy levels
  • Improving school readiness and retention
  • Enhancing physical and mental health
  • Effective criminal justice responses
  • Out-of-home care

Growing Our Children Up Strong and Deadly: Healing for children and young people

Successfully overcoming intergenerational trauma1 is more likely if it is approached using a combination of evidence, knowledge and culture, according to a recent report from the Healing Foundation.

The report, Growing our children up strong and deadly, examines the latest approaches to healing intergenerational trauma experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.

Whose voice counts? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making

This SNAICC research report considers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in child protection decision-making. The report analyses current legal, policy and systems effectiveness in enabling the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in decisions made for their children.

Download the full report from SNAICC (PDF)

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