Good practice principles in providing services to those affected by forced adoption and family separation
The Forced Adoption Support Services Scoping Study identified a need to support service providers by sharing good practice evidence and research. DSS has contracted the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) to develop National Practice Standards, and Establishing and building networks as resources to support the Forced Adoption Support Services establishing support for those affected by Forced Adoptions.
This Good Practice Principles resource paper is for service providers working with people affected by past forced adoption policies and practices, including the Forced Adoption Support Services.
The paper is based on research that identified the ways that people would like to receive services. It identifies five key practice principles that will help service providers meet the needs of people who have a past forced adoption experience.