The Queensland Kinship Care Forum is being hosted by PeakCare Queensland, with the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP), CREATE Foundation and Queensland Foster and Kinship Care (QFKC) on Monday 2 September 2019 in Brisbane.
This forum is for kinship (relatives or extended family) carers, both where legal orders providing authority to care for a child exist or other informal family arrangements are in place, and government and non-government practitioners, policy makers and academics.
Speakers at the forum include:
- Dr Lucy Peake, Chief Executive of Grandparents Plus, a national charity in England and Wales supporting both formal and informal kinship carers;
- Meredith Kiraly, psychologist and Research Fellow in the Social Work Department at the University of Melbourne, whose specialty research area is kinship care.
Where: Riverside Receptions Ballroom, 50 Oxlade Drive, New Farm
When: 2 September 2019, 9am to 4pm
Registration closes Friday 16 August 2019