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Northern Territory Council of Social Services newsletter


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4 applying legislation including the Youth Justice Act and the Care & Protection of Children Act, understanding the judicial system, Cross Cultural studies, Suicide Awareness, Ethics and Conduct and Work Health and Safety. On successful completion of all necessary training the recruits will gain a Certificate IV in Youth Justice. Of the 25 new recruits, 11 are female and 12 are Indigenous and once qualified it is anticipated that 12 will be based at the Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre and 13 at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Darwin. Current Youth Justice Officers working in the Darwin and Alice Springs youth detention centres will also be undergoing further training. You will find more information about this and other Youth Justice Reform initiatives on the Territory Families website. Back to top RESEARCH: Children and Young People in Separated Families Research Project The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is currently recruiting children aged 10-17 and their families for its Children and Young People in Separated Families Research Project. The project will help government to better understand children and young peoples experiences while their parents use the family law system, and how we can improve that experience in the future. For more information please click here or contact Dr Rachel Carson on 1800 720 142 or via email. Back to top BOOK RELEASE: Giving Aboriginal Kids a Voice This month NT social worker, Lucy Van Sambeek and artist, Christine Bururrwanga released their first ever therapeutic picture book to help Aboriginal kids talk about domestic and family violence and other trauma. Discover more about the book here and how to purchase it here. Coinciding with their book release, they have just launched a crowdfunding campaign 'Giving Aboriginal Kids a Voice' and theyd love you to get involved. The goal is to raise $1250 to send free books to womens refuges in 50 remote communities of the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland. Click here to find out more. Back to top

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