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Family Group Conferencing Forum

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Family Group Conferencing & Aboriginal Family Connections provides an opportunity to engage families in creating & strengthening partnerships which  have a common focus to help children grow and thrive

The Forum will focus on the benefits and challenges for finding and reconnecting families who are engaging in the FGC process and   explore strategies to improve outcomes for families.

The Forum will be followed by a 2nd day with a series of Master Classes delivered by Professionals whom work within the FGC area to further enhance practice knowledge and experience of Practitioners.

IN PURSUIT OF BEST PRACTICE

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What THE NATIONAL FGC Forum offers the Delegates ....

  • Guest Speakers specialising in providing Family Group Conferencing and Family Finding  

  • Aboriginal families giving personal assessment           of their real life FGC experience

 

  • Master Classes targeting four key areas of 
    practice to build on existing skills

 

  • A focus on best practice to achieve improved real world outcomes for our kids in care, our families and for our communities

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In 2018,

98% of Delegates stated that they would recommend this Forum to others

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22-23 Nov
2021

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Bankstown Sport Club
Bankstown NSW

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$290 1 day
or
$550 for 2 days

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Accommodation

Travelodge Bankstown

AGENDA

DAY 1

Family Group Conferencing Forum

  • Engaging in FGC's in the Justice System​

  • NSW overview of FGC services in the Child Protection area

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  • Challenges of culture within the FGC and Family Finding process

  • Challenges of convening FGC's for NGO's

  • Panel of families who have undertaken the family reunification process within the FGC context

  • Practice Experts - Sharing wisdom & practice 

DAY 2

Master Classes

 Delegates choose 3 of the following Master Classes

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  • ABC of FGC's - Back to Basics

  • Wisdom for the Experts - Advanced Facilitation Skills

  • Family Finding & Genealogy 

  • Using Art to map families

  • Engaging Aboriginal Families in the FGC process

  • Challenges of the FGC process

  • The Skill of Negotiating Bottom Lines/Non-Negotiables

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING   
FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCING & CARER ASSESSMENTS