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DCJ is planning to introduce the Family Strengths and Needs Assessment (FSNA) approach to the NSW child protection system. The FSNA is used to identify a family’s strengths that will help them to keep a child safe. It supports the creation of strong Family Action Plans for Change, by better understanding a child and family’s needs.
The changes will:
28 Aug 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.