National Foster and Kinship Care Conference 2019
LWB is thrilled to announce that we are Platinum Sponsors of the FCAWA 2019 National Foster and Kinship Care Conference.
The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Walking Together’ and boasts a fantastic line up of speakers, workshops and entertainment. LWB, along with other sensational speakers, will be presenting tailored workshops have staff managing a booth in the conference hall.
Why are we involved?
To recognise and reward our wonderful Carers for the endless work they do
To contribute to the ongoing discussions in Foster Care by promoting Family Inclusion, MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY and the CARE Model
To network with other agencies and carers to develop ongoing relationships and partnerships
What are we presenting on?
Implementing a trauma informed crisis intervention system, presented by Martha Holden (Cornell University) and Veronica Marin (CARE and TCI Implementation Lead, Life Without Barriers)
Connect and restore: building bridges to safely connect children to their families, presented by Karyn Frylink (foster carer) and Jessica Cocks (Practice Lead, Life Without Barriers)
Connecting carers, children and families in the community, presented by Chris Skinner (Practice Advisor, Life Without Barriers)
Get more openness, honesty and straight talk
Implementing a trauma informed crisis intervention system
Fostering together – better support and participation for the children of foster carers
Childhood trauma – the body and the brain keep the score
Parenting with personality
The magic coat for social and emotional wellbeing
Helping the anxious child to shine
Transforming support for kinship carers
Listening to the views of children and young people
Not too late for intervention - one teen foster's journey to literacy
Connect & restore - building bridges to safely connect children to their families
An appreciative enquiry into a foster carer's journey
The value of right relationship between children in care
Understanding FASD to walk beside and move forward together
From trauma to trust - breaking the cycle of placement breakdowns
Connecting carers, children and families in the community (mockingbird family)
Finding families of aboriginal children in care and connecting with culture
It's tough but you'll get there - stories and voices from young people in care
Where do I come from? Why being able to answer this question is critical for children
Fostering a children with a disability
If you are attending the conference, come and find us at our Life Without Barriers stall, we'd love to share our work with you and answer any questions you might have.
Equine and Art Therapy for Foster Carers
We are bringing carers together for equine and art therapy and the results have been truly inspiring.
Mina mongtone toienook boorack pueellakanny - CREATE Conference
My voice being seen so it can be heard.