Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, training is now available for health professionals working in mainstream services to support people who have been affected by forced adoption policies and practices in Australia.

Training for health professionals

“Understanding and supporting people affected by forced adoption: training for health professionals” is a new national online training program designed for health professionals working in mainstream services to support people who have been affected by forced adoption policies and practices. Explore the training.

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The historical context

The National Apology

Support services

The Department of Social Services is funding the delivery of support services to people affected by past forced adoption policies and practices across Australia. These services are designed to facilitate access to peer support and advocacy groups, post-adoption support services, search and contact services and adoption information services.

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Forced Adoption Module Structure