Resources Library

Our library of resources has been assembled from contributions to National Family News during 2020.
The library will be updated fortnightly to offer current additions to our member base and readership.

| Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander |
| Children & young people |
| Family, domestic, sexual violence |
| Human rights |
| Parent and carer
| Trauma |
| Wellbeing |

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

  • Deadly Story: Tools and templates to help Carers and Practitioners. More
  • From the Heart: Toolkit to promote a greater understanding and awareness of the Uluru Statement from the Heart: More
  • Healing Foundation: Stolen Generations Resource Kit for home learning. More
  • QLD Dept of Child Safety, Youth & Women: A Wellbeing Outcomes Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in Queensland. More
  • Queensland Human Rights Commission: Human rights and discrimination | A guide for our mob. More

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Children & young people

  • CaringLife: a platform for record keeping of children’s memories within the OOHC sector. More
  • Generation Next: Developing Willpower in Young People – Interview with Andrew Fuller. More
  • MYAN: National Youth Settlement Framework. More
  • Raising Children: The first 1000 days of parenting: looking after yourself. More

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Family , Domestic & Sexual Violence

  • ACU: Service system responses to children and young people in the statutory child protection system who have experienced or witnessed family violence. More
  • Our Watch: Story telling video resources to reduce violence. More
  • Our Watch: No excuse for abuse campaign. More
  • VIC Govt: MARAM practice guides and resources. More
  • Women’s Legal Services Australia: Safety first in family law. More

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Human rights

  • ACT Human Rights Commission: Cultural Safety Charter poster. More
  • BSL: Podcast: Affordable housing in Australia: What can we do about it?  More
  • PM&C: Complaint Handling Guide: Upholding the rights of children and young people. More
  • Sibling Leadership Network: Video on Supported Decision-Making Agreements.  More
  • The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety: a guide. More

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Parent and carer

  • Child Mind Institute: Parents Guide to Developmental Milestones. More
  • Impact (ICI publication): Teen sibs speak out. More
  • NDIS: Disability in the Bush. More
  • Parenting Research Centre: Reframing parenting – changing the conversation about parenting. More
  • Raising Children: Special dad time: how to make it happen. More

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  • ACEI: The power of play for addressing trauma in the early years. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Making SPACE for Learing – Trauma Informed Practice in Schools. More
  • AIFS: Calming the body before calming the mind: Sensory strategies for children affected by trauma. More
  • Blue Knot Foundation: Practice Guidelines for Clinical Treatment of Complex Trauma (2019). More
  • CEBC: Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress. More
  • Insight (QLD Health): Trauma Informed Care for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Practice toolkit. More

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  • Carnegie UK Trust: Guiding principles to recovery through an enabling state and putting wellbeing at the centre. More
  • Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia: Social and emotional wellbeing and mental health policy and resources. More
  • Head to Health: Online mental health support website. More
  • RealWell: Rumble’s Quest is a multidimensional measure of child wellbeing. More
  • RWJF:Five things your community can do to ensure healthier, more equitable 2020s for all. More

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