services

Permanent Carer / Child Support

A range of services are available to support a child and their permanent care family. These support services include counselling, assessments and support to stabilize a placement that is under stress that might include support to the child’s school.

Children with a current Permanent Care Order and their permanent care families may be eligible for funding to support their access to these services.

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Assessment

A wide range of psychological assessments are available through the Australian Childhood Trauma Group. These include cognitive, educational, behavioural and emotional assessments for infants, children, young people and adults.

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Counselling

Counselling services for infants, children, young people, adults, couples and families are available through the Australian Childhood Trauma Group. Our counselling team consists of psychologists and social workers.

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START

START (Specialist Training, Assessment & Response Team) has operated since 1992, providing support services to the Out of Home Care sector in Victoria.

Funded by the Department of Human Services, START's primary function is to support caseworkers, carers and care teams to reach best possible outcomes for infants, children and young people living in Out of Home Care.

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Secondary Consultations

This can occur at our office, at the agency, in the carer's home or even at the child or young person's school. Consultations can occur outside of normal business hours to cater to carers who work during the day.

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Professional Supervision

The Australian Childhood Trauma Group provides supervision to professionals. This can be useful to explore complex cases, develop skills and competencies and discuss workplace challenges.

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Training / Professional Development

We run a comprehensive training calendar that covers a variety of topics and professional development areas. Please click here to view our current training calendar.

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Other

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