Culturally and linguistically diverse children in the child protection system in NSW

Past project

In 2007, NSW Departmentn of Community Services funded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship on how to improve culturally appropriate service delivery for ethnic minority families involved with the child protection system. It involved an extensive literature review, 120 cast file reviews and 46 semi-structured and in-depth interviews. Four reports were written from the study.

Funding Agency

NSW Family & Community Services - Community Services

Publications

Sawrikar, P. (2011). ‘Culturally appropriate service provision for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and families in the New South Wales (NSW) child protection system (CPS)’ Final Report (PDF) [810 Kb], prepared for the NSW Department of Human Services. (PDF) [810 Kb]

Sawrikar, P. (2011). ‘Culturally appropriate service provision for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and families in the New South Wales (NSW) child protection system (CPS)’ Interim Report 3: Interviews with CALD carers and DHS staff (PDF) [1 Mb], prepared for the NSW Department of Human Services. (PDF) [1 Mb]

Sawrikar, P. (2011). ‘Culturally appropriate service provision for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and families in the New South Wales (NSW) child protection system (CPS)’ Interim Report 2: Case File Review Report (PDF) [2 Mb], prepared for the NSW Department of Human Services. (PDF) [2 Mb]

Sawrikar, P. (2009). 'Culturally appropriate service provision for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and families in the New South Wales (NSW) child protection system (CPS), Interim Report 1: Literature Review (PDF) [676 Kb]', prepared for Community Services, Department of Human Services. (PDF) [676 Kb]

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