We partner with various NGO and Government partner agencies, practitioners, communities and the sector to improve practice and outcomes for CALD children and their families. Towards Belonging assists in finding commonality amongst the cultures and the cultural parenting styles, as to create an approach that supports meaningful change for CALD families
Towards belonging program will help you:
Build relationships that are focused on children
Give dignity in partnership with parents, families & communities
Use of collective cultural wisdom, skills and courage to keep children safe
Create and deliver a holistic Cultural and Case Management Plan and Support plan
Deliver culturally effective services to CALD and refugee communities
Deliver culturally effective evidence based parenting programs – Family Group Conferencing, parenting between Cultures, Positive Parenting Program (triple P), Circle of Security, Parents as teachers, drum beating workshops for families.
Effectively navigate through refugee trauma and settlement issues.
Design and deliver effective cultural approaches for various stages of Permanency Planning; Restoration, Guardianship and Adoption.
With additional links to culture specific programs, activities, agencies and other culture specific resources Connections and links to the community sector & services that could be effective for your clients .
Towards belonging customised cultural translation and consultancy program is:
A fee for Service Model Economical to community partners as rates are comparable to TIS More than language service In-depth, holistic, cultural casework support affording better outcomes for vulnerable families.
Outcome driven and is customised to your needs
Promising and well supported practice
Based on continual learning and development of team members
Incorporating the latest literature in our models of delivery
Using data to ensure quality and continuous improvement
Embedding culture in everything we do
Towards belonging team of 45 caseworkers are from different culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and are available to assist with:
Cultural Support in case consultations
Cultural Support in case conferences
Cultural Support in teleconferences
Input into Development of cultural care plans
Cultural Support for joint home visits
Input with ideas for culturally appropriate referrals
Cultural support in jointly navigating families through the Child Protection System and partnering with community services in casework.
To discuss your cultural and/or language support needs, and to obtain quotation for services, please contact: (02) 9687 9901