Service Model for Immediate and Short Term Placements in Out-of-Home Care

State-wide principles of best practice need to be upheld in regard to immediate and short term placements as part of the wider Out-of-Home Care system. ACWA recognises that there may be variation in how agencies at a district level can best respond to children’s needs. This variation, however, must still deliver equitable, good outcomes for children and young people across NSW. As a peak body in children’s welfare, ACWA firstly developed definitions and key principles to provide a consistent framework for immediate and short term placements within NSW. Read Full Paper