This qualification is targeted largely at people working in Link Up organisations, or similar organisations, who provide a range of services to members of the Stolen Generations, their families, foster and adoptive families.
These services would include:
- Researching family and personal records
- Emotional support when accessing family and personal records
- Finding family members
- Assistance and support at family reunions
- Support and counselling before, during and after family reunion
This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, skills and competencies to undertake family tracing activities to support members of the Stolen Generations.
- Applying a comprehensive understanding of Stolen Generations people, history, impacts and issues in your everyday work
- Building effective relationships with clients using appropriate cultural awareness, empathy and communication skills
- Conducting family history research for clients using a wide range of information sources
- Providing case management for clients
- Supporting clients while establishing their identity and organising reunification with family, community and country as appropriate
- Keeping accurate records and files and preparing and presenting reports