The Family Wellbeing Service Team is made up of family practitioners and family wellbeing workers, who are all accredited under the Parenting Under Pressure (PUP) Framework. The team is engaged to help families in the areas of:
Recognising that families interact with, and require support from, a range of services in their community, the Family Wellbeing Service actively participates in community collectives that focus on the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out of home care – leading and contributing to the strengthening of the community’s response and support provided to vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. This includes:
Participation by the Family Wellbeing Service in these forums ensures agencies in the community are aware of and understand IUIH’s comprehensive System of Care, enables development and implementation of clear and effective referral pathways, and supports smooth interactions for families involved in multi-agency care.