The Resource The pursuit of Aboriginal control of child welfare, Linda Freedman

The pursuit of Aboriginal control of child welfare, Linda Freedman

Label
The pursuit of Aboriginal control of child welfare
Title
The pursuit of Aboriginal control of child welfare
Statement of responsibility
Linda Freedman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Studies Aboriginal child welfare in Victoria today; analyses the relationship between Community Services Victoria and the Aboriginal community; needs and demands of the community, particularly for community control; definition of community control; differences between policy and practice and Aboriginal demands; case studies in Swan Hill, Mildure and Robinvale; discusses barriers to change and future directions
Cataloging source
VU
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Freedman, Linda
Dewey number
362.709945
Dissertation note
Thesis (M.S.W.)--University of Melbourne, 1990.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
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  • Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
  • Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association
  • Child welfare
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Family policy
  • Child welfare
Label
The pursuit of Aboriginal control of child welfare, Linda Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Typescript (photocopy)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Contents
Historical and current perspectives: phases in government policy, the situation today, the growth of Aboriginal organisations -- Debates in the literature: Aboriginal culture and child-rearing practices, Aboriginal children and the welfare system, race relations, power issues, organisation theory, International comparisons: New Zealand, America, Canada, international law and politics -- Aboriginal views: sources of information: Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency, Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care, Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association -- Background to Aboriginal views: the impact of past child welfare practices, the impact of present child welfare practices -- Aboriginal views; major themes: community control, provision of resources, retention and acknowledgement of culture, identity and tradition, consultation -- Aboriginal views: specific issues: adoption, foster care, legislation, family group homes, family aide programs -- Government policies: major themes -- Federal responsibilities and policies -- State responsibilities -- Victorian Government Aboriginal community services and child welfare policies -- Case study: Aboriginal employees in the Victorian Public Service and community Service Victoria -- Programmatic case studies: Mallee region -- Swan Hill extended care (foster care) program -- Mildura family care (family group) home -- Robinvale family aide program
Control code
000007115813
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
1 v. (various foliations)
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR04/063
Label
The pursuit of Aboriginal control of child welfare, Linda Freedman
Publication
Note
Typescript (photocopy)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Contents
Historical and current perspectives: phases in government policy, the situation today, the growth of Aboriginal organisations -- Debates in the literature: Aboriginal culture and child-rearing practices, Aboriginal children and the welfare system, race relations, power issues, organisation theory, International comparisons: New Zealand, America, Canada, international law and politics -- Aboriginal views: sources of information: Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency, Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care, Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association -- Background to Aboriginal views: the impact of past child welfare practices, the impact of present child welfare practices -- Aboriginal views; major themes: community control, provision of resources, retention and acknowledgement of culture, identity and tradition, consultation -- Aboriginal views: specific issues: adoption, foster care, legislation, family group homes, family aide programs -- Government policies: major themes -- Federal responsibilities and policies -- State responsibilities -- Victorian Government Aboriginal community services and child welfare policies -- Case study: Aboriginal employees in the Victorian Public Service and community Service Victoria -- Programmatic case studies: Mallee region -- Swan Hill extended care (foster care) program -- Mildura family care (family group) home -- Robinvale family aide program
Control code
000007115813
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
1 v. (various foliations)
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR04/063

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