Kerry Chikarovski - Chikarovski & Associates
The Hon Rachel Sanderson MP (SA) Sanderson - SA Government
Dr Jessica Pryce - Florida Institute for Child Welfare
Tamena Yarak - Creating Links
Claire Robbs - Life Without Barriers
Dr Melissa Kaltner - EY
Mark Galvin - EY
LEARN | Plenary Session 3
Melissa Doyle takes us from home to the front line, locally and abroad, in a session that explores ideas and insights, data and evidence for approaches to improving the child welfare sector and outcomes for kids. Melissa interviews:
- Kerry Chikarovski on the impact of domestic & family violence on children;
- Tamena Yarak on child protection practitioner learnings within a culturally and linguistically diverse framework; and
- Kelly-Anne Stewart and Kelly Walker from Department of Communities & Justice NSW talk about the importance of nurturing relationships between children and mothers during time in custody.
We hear from International keynote speaker Dr Jessica Pryce as she speaks about strengthening families by ensuring racial equity;
Mark Galvin and Melissa Kaltner from EY and Claire Robbs from Life Without Barriers discuss their project to support data-informed placement decision making that better meets children’s needs;
and we cross to South Australia to hear from Minister Rachel Sanderson on permanency updates.