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Care discussoin sheet — Life story books

This discussion sheet describes ways to create a life story book for a child or young person which can take many forms.

Care discussion sheet — Mokopuna disclosing abuse

This discussion sheet looks at how to support a child or young person when they talk about abuse and how to create a record of the information disclosed.

Care discussion sheet — Safe sleeping for babies

This discussion sheet explains Sudden Unexpected Death Infancy (SUDI), how it can be prevented and creating a safe sleep environment.

Care discussion sheet — Parenting styles

This discussion sheet looks at the different styles of parenting and gives tips for how to move to being a caregiver that operates in the 'backbone style'.

Care discussion sheet — What is maltreatment?

This discussion sheet looks at what maltreatment of a child or young person can be and helps identify the signs of abuse including emotional, physical, sexual and neglect.

Care discussion sheet — Living or working with traumatised children

This discussion sheet helps caregivers respond to a child in care, using a trauma informed approach.

Care discussion sheet — Access and contact

This discussion sheet helps caregivers understand why a child or young person needs meaningful contact with their family or whānau and how to go about this.

Care discussion sheet — Achieving independence

This discussion sheet looks at how to support young people in care to acquire the knowledge and life skills they need to transition successfully into adulthood.

Care discussion sheet — Coping with grief and loss

This discussion sheet looks at appropriate ways caregivers can respond to a child or young person's grief and loss.

Care discussion sheet — Custody and guardianship

This discussion sheet defines the rights and responsibilities of both guardianship and custody when a child or young person goes into care. It also looks at the different sorts of guardianship.

Care discussion sheet – Keeping you and your family safe

This discussion sheet helps to understand what types of situations you may find yourself in which might impact the safety of you and your family. It also identifies prevention strategies.

Care discussion sheet — Stages of brain development

This discussion sheet looks at the importance of children's early experiences in relation to how the brain develops.

Care discussion sheet — Healthy eating

This discussion sheet looks at the benefits of healthy, balanced eating and what to do if a child or young person comes from a less than ideal environment or has strong food preferences.

Care discussion sheet — Securing permanency

This discussion sheet look at choosing the legal orders that best suit a caregiver and a child or young person's needs when becoming a permanent caregiver. It also looks at what support ( including financial) is available.

Care discussion sheet — Windows of opportunity

This discussion sheet looks at when a child is most ready to acquire certain skills and how a child's learning can be enriched.

Care discussion sheet — Teamwork

This discussion sheet provides information for caregivers about the roles and responsibilities within the Oranga Tamariki team which they are part of.

Information Sharing Agreement for Improving Public Services for Vulnerable Children

This information sharing agreement is made under Part 9A of the Privacy Act 1993, to facilitate information sharing between agencies working collaboratively to: identify vulnerable children; protect vulnerable children from harm and promote the well-being of vulnerable children, their families.

Fact sheet - tertiary fees changes

An overview of changes made by the Government for more affordable tertiary education

Caregivers Handbook

How you can open up your home to a child or young person who needs you through caregiving, offering a home for life or adoption.

Report on Appropriations - 1 April 2017 - 30 June 2017

This Report on Appropriations makes an assessment
of performance against the expectations for the period 1 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.