This resource has been developed as a practice guide for anyone working with children and youth from CALD backgrounds and is targeted towards practitioners employed in the child and family welfare sector, child protection system, out-of-home care, foster and kinship carer agencies, residential youth workers, policy and program officers. This practice guide builds on an earlier publication by the author (Kaur, 2012) ‘Cultural Diversity and Child Protection: A review of the Australian research on the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee children and families’.
This Practice Guide was supported by the following funding partner agencies:
Life Without Barriers (National)
Key Assets (Qld branch)
This practice guide will examine best practices in supporting culturally diverse children and young people in Out of Home Care (OOHC). In addition young care leavers from CALD backgrounds, foster carers and case managers were consulted as part of the development of this guide. This resource can be used in various ways and it may help you to:
Recommended citation - Downloadable Practice Guide (5MB)
Kaur, J. (2014) Culturally Sensitive Practice in Out-of-Home Care: A Good Practice Guide to supporting children and youth from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Queensland, Australia.