Source: (2002) Department of Education, Youth, and Family Services. Down loaded 14 July 2003.

This document presents standards of practice to guide family group conferences delivered through Family Services in the Australian Capital Territory. The document covers a variety of practices related to the direct provision of services. Contents of the document include the following: background to family group conferencing; definitions of a family and of family group conferencing; case work practices; an overview of the conference process; conferences for indigenous children; outcomes; post-conference responsibilities; staff training; and principles related to rights, confidentiality, and complaints.

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