Partnership for Innovation in Out-of-home Care
Staff partner with organisations across the out-of-home care system to develop and embed social innovations that make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable children living without parental care. Big policy and practice problems are the starting point for a highly collaborative process involving rigorous research to uncover new insights and better ideas through co-design.
Staff has a depth of experience in out-of-home care research and strategy, and works with managers and practitioners across different practice sites to explore issues and innovative solutions.
- Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS)
- R E Ross Trust
- Oz Child
- Sidney Myer Fund
- Department of Human Services (Victoria)
- Office of Child Safety Commissioner (Victoria)
- Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs (Australian Government)
- Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
- Kinship Care Practice Framework Project
- Family Links: Kinship care and family contact
- Young and ‘care-full': The support needs of young kinship carers
- It takes a village: The support needs of non-familial kinship carers
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For further information about this research, please contact Professor Marie Connolly
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