What is Foster and Kinship Care? Who can be a Carer? Do you want to become a Carer? How do you become a Foster or Kinship Carer? What is Child Safety Services? What is Foster & Kinship Care Services? If you would like to know more information on becoming a Carer, the Foste
The NPA Family and Community ATSI Services provided a Health Promotion and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for 13 staff members over a two day period. The workshop was held on the 13th & 14th of March, 2013 at the Injinoo Healing Centre and the Family Resource Centre conference room.
On 25th – 277h of March 2013, Jodie Baird from Foster Care Queensland delivered training to foster & kinship carers in the NPA. The 3 day training took place at The Resort Bamaga & The Family Resource Centre. The training included the following components: MOC (Matter of Conce
We in the Family Wellbeing Unit are using the Life Circle as an assessment tool. This interactive tool creates a fun opportunity for children to express themselves and really show us how they are feeling. Pam Winter (PHD and Early Childhood Educator) describes the life of a young chil
On Friday the 8th of March, International Women’s Day was celebrated in the NPA at Seisia community hall. It was a special day to acknowledge the achievements of NPA women. The theme for 2013 was; ‘ending violence against women’ and members from the five women’s action groups presente
Syphilis is a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) that has been spreading rampantly throughout the NPA. Some people refer to Syphilis as “The Pox”. It can be treated with medication. However, if left untreated it can cause damage to your organs such as the heart and brain. If you hav
“Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream” John Lennon Relationships, family and work are all stressors which can make it difficult for us to find a spare minute to be able to take a deep breath and relax. It is easy to get caught up in the pressures of life. Over the coming mo