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Evaluation of the Family Group Conferencing pilot program

December 18, 2012

The evaluation was unable to draw strong conclusions about the impact of the FGC pilot program on the likelihood that a child or young person would be the subject of a report to Community Services, the likelihood that an application to initiate care proceedings would be made to the Children’s Court, the placement outcomes for children and young people or the frequency and reliability of contact arrangements. This was primarily because of limitations associated with the scale of the program and timeframe for the evaluation, including the low number of program referrals and short follow-up periods.

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