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dc.contributor.authorArney, Fiona-
dc.contributor.authorMcGuinness, Kate-
dc.contributor.authorWestby, Mark-
dc.coverage.spatialAlice Springsen
dc.descriptionMade available by the Northern Territory Library via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).en
dc.descriptionThis report reviews a pilot model of family group conferencing for families of Aboriginal children where abuse and neglect has been substantiated. The pilot was trialled in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, and aims to reduce the need for child protection matters to be determined through court processes. It is a collaborative project between the then Northern Territory Families and Children and the Community Justice Centre, with funding from the Transforming Alice Springs initiative and an evaluation framework by the Menzies School of Health Research's Child Protection Research Program. The evaluation focuses on implementation processes and includes client and staff feedback. After a slow beginning, the program now has a fully staffed team, with 28 referrals received between October 2011 and April 2012 and sixteen conferences convened.en
dc.description.tableofcontentsExecutive summary -- Background -- The initial phase of the family group conferencing pilot model in Alice Springs -- Implementation review -- The Alice Springs family group conferencing model in Alice Springs -- FGC referrals and conferences -- Summary and implications -- References -- Appendices 1-5en
dc.format.medium67 pages : some colour illustrations, tables ; 30 cm.en
dc.publisherMenzies School of Health Research. The Centre for Child Development and Educationen
dc.subjectFamily mediationen
dc.subjectAboriginal Australiansen
dc.subjectChild abuseen
dc.titleReport on the implementation of Family Group Conferencing with Aboriginal families in Alice Springsen
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