Upcoming Events

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study - Special Session at the Australian Social Policy Conference

The Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC) is hosting a special session on the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS) on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 from 2.55pm. The session if free for FACS staff and stakeholders to attend or live stream.

The ASPC is the pre-eminent multidisciplinary conference concerned with issues of social policy in Australia and beyond. It attracts over 300 participants from academia, government and the community social welfare sector internationally.

The Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study (POCLS) Special Session will provide a brief overview of the study including the study design, data sources, progress and a snapshot of how children are faring since entering out-of-home care on the key developmental outcomes of physical health, socio-emotional wellbeing and cognitive/learning ability. This will be followed by presentations based on in-depth analyses of POCLS data:

Understanding children’s contact and relationships with family in out-of-home care

Judy Cashmore AO

Aboriginal children in out-of-home care: placement differences, outcomes and pathways through care

Paul Delfabbro

Service use of children in out-of-home care over time

Ilan Katz

Venue: Leighton Hall University of NSW Randwick Sydney
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2017
Time: 2.55 to 4.35pm
Registration: Please RSVP to FACSAR Pathways@facs.nsw.gov.au by Friday, 22 September

If you are not able to attend in person the session is available via live stream. Visit http://www.streamgate.co/facs/longitudinal-study/ at 2.55pm, 27 September 2017 to watch the session. Note the stream works best when opened in Google Chrome.

For more information on the Australian Social Policy Conference visit https://www.aspc.unsw.edu.au/

Please pass this invitation to any of our government and non government partners who may be interested in attending.

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study Reports and Dashboards

The Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study reports will be available on-line at www.community.nsw.gov.au/pathways

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)