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    Department for Child Protection and Family Support publications order form

    The Department for Child Protection and Family Support produces a range of publications, some are only available online. If a publication is not listed on the following Publications Order Form, then it is out of stock and only available electronically below.

    Fill out a "Publications Order Form" to request publications:
    Publications Order Form (PDF version) 
    Publications Order Form (Word version)

    Family and Domestic Violence publications order form

    You can also order specific publications using the Family and Domestic Violence Publications Order Form:
    FDVU publication order form (PDF version) 
    FDVU publication order form (Word version)

    Return the forms to the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.
    Fax: (08) 9222 2861
    Email: corporate.communications@dcp.wa.gov.au
    Post:  Corporate Communications
              Department for Child Protection and Family Support
              189 Royal Street
              EAST PERTH 6004

    All publications are available in alternative formats upon request.

    For departmental policies and frameworks, see the Policies and Frameworks page.

    Department for Child Protection and Family Support electronic publications

    Aboriginal Engagement & Coordination
    Aboriginal Employment and Learning Strategy - A4 brochure
    Community Child Protection Worker - DL brochure
    Enhancing the Planning and Delivery of Services to Aboriginal People in WA
    Youth and Family Support Worker - DL brochure 

    Adoptions
    Complaints, appeals and review process for adoption services - brochure
    Pregnant and thinking about adoption - A5 booklet

    Adocate for Children in Care
    Advocate for Children in Care brochure
    Advocate for Children in Care poster
    Advocate for Children in Care zip card
    All About Being in Care - A4 booklet
    My Book About Being in Care - A4 booklet

    Best Beginnings
    Best Beginnings for you and your baby - brochure

    Better Care Better Services
    Better Care, Better Services - A4 booklet
    Better Care, Better Services - poster

    Charter of Rights
    Charter of Rights – Information for 0 to 6 year-olds
    Charter of Rights – Information for 7 to 12 year-olds
    Charter of Rights – Information for 13 to 18 year-olds
    Charter of rights poster - A3 poster
    Charter of rights information for staff - A4 flyer

    Child Protection
    Child development and trauma guide 
    How do I recognise when a child is at risk of abuse and neglect? - 6 page square brochure
    Identifying and responding to child abuse and neglect - 36 page square booklet
    Protecting children - A guide for parents, families and friends - 24 page square booklet
    Keeping Our Kids Safe 4 page square brochure
    What does it mean? - 12 page A5 booklet
    What to do... - A3 poster
    Working together for a better future for at risk children and families – Information sharing guide - A5 book

    Complaints
    Resolving your complaints - complaints kit - A4 booklet
    Case Review Panel – Requesting a review - brochure

    Crisis and helplines
    Crisis Care flyer  - DL flyer
    Crisis Care poster - A4 poster
    Family Helpline flyer - DL flyer
    Family Helpline poster - A4 poster
    Telephone services card - wallet card

    Cyber safety
    Cyber safety - helping your child stay safe in cyber space
    Cyber bullying - useful information for WA parents
    Five top tips for parents

    Departmental
    Department for Child Protection Strategic Plan 2012-14 - A3 poster
    Department for Child Protection flyer - brochure
    People Development Framework 2013-2014 - 6 page A4 fold out
    Foster Carer Directory Protocols
    Secondary Family Support State Plan 2010-2013 - A4 booklet
    The Department for Child Protection and Family Support and Non Government Placement Agencies Protocol for Standard of Care and Safety and Wellbeing Concerns for Children in the Care of the CEO

    Domestic Violence
    Aboriginal Family Violence - You Can Help - DL brochure, folds out to a poster
    When you hurt your partner you hurt your children - fact sheet
    Has your partner hurt you? - fact sheet
    How do I know if I’m abusive? - fact sheet
    How to deal with domestic violence - fact sheet
    How to deal with domestic violence - 20 page A5 booklet
    WA Family and Domestic Violence - State Strategic Plan: Annual Action Plan - A4 booklet
    WA Strategic Plan for Family and Domestic Violence 2009-2013 - A4 booklet

    Emergency Services
    Disaster and Emergency Support Services - brochure
    Dealing with the effects of a traumatic event - brochure

    Foster Care
    Foster Care Partnership
    Foster Carer Agreement
    Foster Carer Handbook
    Fostering Fact Sheets - see "Foster Carer Resources" page for senoirs poster
    Promoting fostering in CaLD communities - poster 

    Hardship Utility Grant Scheme (HUGS)
    Hardship Utility Grants Scheme (HUGS) - for Seniors Poster
    Hardship Utility Grant Scheme (HUGS) - A4 poster
    Hardship Utility Grant Scheme (HUGS) - DL Flyer

    Health Care Planning for Children in Care
    Child Health Passport 
    Child Heath Passport - insert pages
    Health care planning for children in care - information sheet for foster carers 

    Human Resources
    Career and Education Pathways - A3 poster double sided
    Careers in Psychology - A4 flyer
    Child Protection Worker - A4 flyer
    Our Children, Your Future – Career opportunities with the Department for Child Protection and Family Support 
    Residential Care Officer  - A4 flyer

    Parent Support
    Parent Support: Information for parents - brochure
    Parent Support: Information for referrers - A4 reference sheet 

    Signs of Safety
    Signs of Safety - Pre-Birth Meetings FAQ - A5 booklet
    Signs of Safety Meetings - DL brochure
    Signs of Safety Pre-hearing Conferences - DL brochure
    Signs of Safety - Disciplines - A2 poster
    Signs of Safety - Three core principles - A2 poster

    FINWA tips for Parents attending pre-birth meetings - A4

    Mandatory reporting

    Electronic fact sheets and publications are available from the "Resources" page of the Mandatory Reporting website.

    Working With Children

    Sample application forms, accompanying notes and a step-by-step guide to completing the Working With Children (WWC) application form, plus more, can be accessed from the "Publications & Forms" section of the Working With Child website.

    Fact sheets are available from the "Publications & Forms > Factsheets" section of the Working With Children website.

     

    The Australian Government provides a Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) for people who do not speak English and for English speakers needing to communicate with them. TIS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call TIS for help with reading information written in English. Phone: 131 450.

      Become a Foster Carer
    You won't always see where they go. But you can help them get there. Become a foster carer. 1800 024 453
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