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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'.

Operation and experience: Formative evaluation of the Transition from Care to Independence Service

Young people benefit from focused support when moving from being in care to living independently

Operation and experience: Formative evaluation of the Transition from Care to Independence Service - Summary

Young people benefit from focused support when moving from being in care to living independently

2018 Transitions Cohort Needs Assessment

In 2018 we undertook an intelligence gathering exercise to better understand the needs of young people in the care of Oranga Tamariki who are at risk of not making a successful transition to independence. The purpose of this was to inform the design of the Ministry’s new services.

About Us brochure

Information on Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, a new Ministry
with a commitment to put vulnerable children and young people at the heart of everything we do and say.

Access to Services Trial - Evaluation report

This report presents evaluation findings about the Access to Services trial, attached to the Gateway Assessment System, to better address the needs of tamariki and rangatahi in care.

Annual Report 2017/18

Our Annual Reports outline our financial and non-financial performance each financial year. They are presented to the House of Representatives in accordance with the Public Finance Act 1989.

Being in our care - what you can expect

Information for children and young people about what they can expect when they're in care.

Care and Protection FGC brochure

This brochure provides information to help you prepare for and get the best possible result from your FGC.

Care Continuum - Overseas Jurisdictions: Evidence Brief

An overview of out-of-home care services for children overseas

Care discussion sheet - Impact on Caregiver Families

This discussion sheet provides information on the impact of caring on the whole family/whānau.

Care discussion sheet - Securing Permanency

This discussion sheet looks at securing of guardianship rights when caregivers decide
they want to provide a permanent living arrangement for a mokopuna in their care, and the support available to permanent caregivers.

Care discussion sheet - What is Maltreatment?

This discussion sheet provides the caregiver with information regarding what maltreatment of a child or young person can be, and the signs of abuse including emotional, physical, and sexual or neglect.

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 — 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 — Attachment types

This discussion sheet introduces caregivers to a number of types of attachment including secure, ambivalent, avoidant and disorganised attachment.

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 — 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 — Keeping kids safe

This discussion sheet offers practical ways to ensure a child's personal safety at home and what to do if a child discloses physical or sexual abuse.