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In the vault: Tackling Ice Nationally

“Its use creates a distinct problem for society. Unlike cannabis and heroin, ice is an extremely powerful stimulant. For some people, it can trigger psychological disturbances or violent and aggressive behaviour. Long term use may damage the brain and cause impaired attention, memory and motor skills. The distress ice causes for individuals, families, communities and frontline workers is d...

In the vault II

As we delve into the varying articles members have shared with us regarding ice, addiction and the multitude of arguments for changing the way we look at addiction and treatment, a few perspectives stand out. This week we focus on a blog post in the Huffington post focused on changing the criminal manner with which we respond to ice users....

In the vault

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is committed to preventing the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs in Australia with their focus being on primary, secondary and tertiary prevention....

In the Spotlight: Lowood shines in integrated service delivery

Whilst Mercy Community Services (MCS) has delivered outreach services to Lowood and the surrounding community for many years, last year saw the introduction of innovative services to expand support to families and the community....

Crystal Meth: What you said in 2015 and 2016 is In the spotlight

Crystal meth is short for crystal methamphetamine. As crystal meth’s effect is highly concentrated, it is considered addictive from the first time of use. Consequently, it is reported as being one of the hardest drug addictions to treat and the fatality rate is high. Crystal meth is commonly known as ice or sometimes glass....

Prevalence of ICE in families of children entering care: DCCSDS study

In late 2016, the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services conducted a once-off study based on a representative sample regarding the prevalence of methamphetamine use amongst parents whose children came into care (either intervention with parental agreement or child protection order)....

Play2Learn is In the Spotlight

As thousands of Queensland children returned to school last week, this week we shine a spotlight on a program designed to support young children and their families in preparing for education whilst focusing on holistic wellbeing....

Qld Child Safety September quarterly data plus Productivity Commission annual report released: what do the figures say?

The Australian Government Productivity Commission’s annual Report on Government Services (ROGS) Chapter 15, which covers Australia’s child protection services, was released on 24th January 2017. The Queensland Government has also released Child Safety’s September 2016 quarterly data....

Home Stretch is In the Spotlight

In Australia over 3000 young people aged 15 to 17 years exit the child protection statutory care system annually. In 2015, 566 young Queenslanders in this age group exited care. The experiences of many Australian young people post exit point to the concern that many young people may not be ready to exit care at 18 and our collective systems are not equipped to support their needs without an &lsq...

PeakCares Trivia with a Twist competition and all the behind-the-scenes intrigue is In the Spotlight

Transition from care in Europe: Part 2

Reflections on Transition to Independence Month - November 2016

Building the house of child protection

Have you ever built a house? If so, you’ll know just how complex it can be....

JK Diversity Consultants is In the Spotlight

JK Diversity Consultants specialise in working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Director, Jatinder Kaur, has been actively involved in advocating for the needs of CALD children, families and communities for well over a decade. These endeavours extend beyond Queensland to other states and territories of Australia. This advocacy has included supporting the needs of CA...

Transition from care in Europe: Part 1

As Transition to Independence month for 2016 draws to a close, it’s timely to look at approaches in other countries. Become (formerly The Who Cares Trust) undertakes similar work to CREATE and organisations for children and young people in care and care leavers in the UK. Not surprisingly, their work focuses on the same ‘big issues’ for children and young people in care and lea...

Working towards better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families through building a strong, sustainable and capable sector - QATSICPP is In the spotlight

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) is the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Organisations across Queensland. Their members offer services that include: Foster and Kinship Care organisations, Family Support Services, Intensive Family Support and Recognised Entities.QATSICPP’s Senior Practice Team pr...

Transition to Independence Month Launch is In the Spotlight

Townsville put on a fabulous show to begin Transition to Independence (T2I) Month 2016. This month is an opportunity to hear the stories of young people, celebrate their journeys and successes and highlight policy and practice issues that ensure the road to independence is a journey to success for children and young people as they move through the Queensland care system towards independenc...

Reflections of an ACWA Conference Masterclass: Working with children who exhibit problematic sexual behaviour towards other children is In the Spotlight

At the 2016 Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) Conference, Pathways to Protection and Permanency: Getting it Right for Children, Young people and Families, Dale Tolliday presented a Masterclass on the topic: Is there an Accessible Framework and Roadmap for Prevention and Therapeutic Responses for Sexual Abuse that includes Children who Abuse?Dale Tolliday is the Cli...

Chris Boyle Consultancy is In the Spotlight

Chris Boyle Consultancy (CBC) offers training, professional supervision, assessment and intervention services as well as consultancy services to those engaged in child protection, community services and family support. Based in Queensland, CBC is focused on improving the lives of all children, kin, families and community members. This has been CBC’s Director Chris Boyle’s professiona...

Mentoring Young People is In the Spotlight

Multicultural Youth Empowerment Strategy (M-YES) was founded by Tamba Thomas in 2009. As a migrant himself, his observations of the needs of young people from diverse backgrounds led to this mentoring strategy. Thomas saw the need for mentoring and guidance for young people offered in a safe and inclusive manner. This not-for-profit organisation has reinvented itself and in recognition of the im...

Yadeni Tago - Moving Forward Together is In the Spotlight

Brisbane’s Family and Child Connect comprises Mercy Community Services (MCS), Indigenous Family and Child Connect (IFACC - Kurbingui Youth Development, KYD), Indigenous Intensive Family and Child Support Services (Indigenous Family and Child Support Services, IFACSS) and the Yeaca Dhargo Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Family Support Service....

Resilience in spite of evidence of the traumatic impact of neglect is In the Spotlight

When faced with overwhelming knowledge and research about the impact of neglect on a child or young person, it is easy to become despondent about the possibility of positive outcomes. Yet so much of what we know about resilience demonstrates the capacity of children and young people to overcome trauma and hardship. What is it that turns their forecast life trajectory around and demonstrates inst...

Karyn Wells Consultancy is In the Spotlight

Karyn Wells Consultancy offers various services to non-government organisations, government departments and individuals. For over 22 years Karyn Wells has worked within the child protection sector across a variety of roles. Karyn states that her passion for the safety of children and young people continues to grow and she never ceases to be impressed by the paralleled passion and commitment of f...

Reflections of a Child Safety Service Centre Manager Committed to Listening to Children and Young People is In the Spotlight

Following on from last week’s In the Spotlight, this week we showcase another champion identified through the CREATE Foundation’s Voices in Action project. This project offered an opportunity to hear the perspectives of young people with a care experience in the South West region. They were invited to talk about what experiences and processes work for them and assists their progress...

A Child Safety Officer's relections on young peoples' involvement in decision making is In the Spotlight

For almost a year the CREATE Foundation has been undertaking the Voices in Action project in the South West region. This project offers an opportunity to hear from young people with a care experience about their perceptions of care, what worked well for them and the areas they noted that could be improved. Young people have made suggestions for change. As part of Voices in Action workers passion...

Queensland Child Protection Week 2016 celebrates 30 years

Officially launched at Parliament House during the Awards Ceremony, Queensland’s 30th Child Protection Week began its anniversary year on Sunday September 4th and runs until 10th September 2016. The Awards received significant media and community attention due to the high calibre of recipients. Queensland Child Protection Week 2016 has boasted many further achievements thus far.Queensla...

Big, fat ticks for youth justice changes (but some question marks remain)

PeakCare applauded the Palaszczuk Government’s recent announcement that legislation would be introduced into Parliament next week to end the practice of treating 17-year olds as adults in Queensland’s justice system. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk stated that the aim will be to have all 17-year olds removed from adult prisons within 12 months....

Queensland Child Protection Week Awards 2016

PeakCare congratulates the 2016 Queensland Child Protection Week Award recipients. Each year numerous nominations are received and the onerous task of assessing applications and voting for the winners is undertaken. Whilst so many outstanding practitioners, policy makers, programs and individuals are nominated across the various categories, it is increasingly difficult to select winners. It is,...

Independent review of Queensland youth detention centres

PeakCare has welcomed the announcement made by the Queensland Government on 19th August 2016 of an independent review of Queensland's youth detention centres. When announcing the review, the Honourable Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice referred to recent controversy concerning the Northern Territory’s Don Dale Detention Centre and serious allegations leve...

Pathways to Child Protection and Permanency is In the Spotlight

Upon reflection of the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) National Conference: Pathways to Protection and Permanency Getting it right for children, young people and families, there were a multitude of consistent messages offered by national and international speakers with which few would disagree. There were also offerings that challenged those of us working in the Australia...

Aunties and Uncles Queensland is In the Spotlight

Aunties and Uncles Queensland is an early intervention and prevention mentoring program assisting vulnerable and socially isolated children aged 1 to 11 years within the greater Brisbane and Gold Coast areas. The mentor relationship affords each child time, attention, care and stability. Mentors also offer guidance and exposure to new experiences through activities and positive relationships. Pa...

AASW (Southern Queensland) is In the Spotlight

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is the key professional body representing approximately 10,000 social workers throughout Australia. Social work is the profession noted for its commitment to social justice, the enhancement of quality of life and the development of the full potential of each individual, family, group and community in society. Arguably, this professional discipl...

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day is In the Spotlight

First held in 1988, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day is celebrated annually on the 4th August. It is the largest national celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children....

Seed Skills is In the Spotlight

Seed Skills offer specialised training for residential care and family support services. Their training programs for community services have been developed by industry experts to ensure that all current industry-specific qualifications certification requirements are met. Training programs are delivered through a blend of class-based, workplace and webinar modular presentations to ensure that par...

White Boy Privilege

Do yourself a favour! Watch White Boy Privilege for the best and most powerful description of ‘white privilege’ that PeakCare has ever come across. ‘White Boy Privilege’ is a poem written by a 14 year old boy. His recital of the poem has now gone viral on YouTube....

Capricorn Community Development Association is In the Spotlight

Capricorn Community Development Association (CCDA) has as their mission statement Pro-actively working with the community since 1983. This reads as an understatement when delving into the work and passion of those who lead and are associated with CCDA....

Future Focused Families is In the Spotlight

Future Focused Families is an organisation that focuses on assessments of foster carers, kinship carers and specialist foster carers as well as eco mapping. Staff of this organisation work with both the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) and non-government organisations. They also run training packages for carers and staff to enhance skills and professional...

Wellbeing for organisations and practitioners is In the Spotlight

Wellbeing Consultancy Australia was created to assist organisations, teams and individuals with the aim to increase wellbeing in the areas of management, leadership, team dynamics, personal and professional development. The organisation offers wellbeing workshops and private consultations that provide practical tools to enhance professional and personal capacity with the ultimate goal of inspiri...

Let their voices be heard is In the Spotlight

Let their Voices be Heard is a whole of community project coordinated by Bundaberg’s Child and Youth Protection Partnership (now Bundaberg’s Child, Youth & Family Alliance) in collaboration with individuals, organisations and services who work with or interface with children and young people. This project formed part of a 3 stage child and family friendly project with the longer...

Vic Auditor-General reviews progress with Vic resi care services

In 2014, the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office audited residential care services for children and young people in Victoria. The audit found that the Department of Health and Human Services had failed to oversee and ensure the safety and development of children in the residential care system, and that there were significant shortcomings in the quality of oversight and staffing of services,...

Good, but not good enough!

PeakCare welcomes changes to Youth Justice laws passed by Parliament last week. These changes include, amongst others, the re-introduction of youth justice conferencing, the abandonment of boot camp orders, removal of the provision for findings of guilt for a childhood offence when no conviction is recorded to be admissible in court when later sentencing the person for an adult offence, the rein...

Youth Care Support Services (YCSS) Child, Youth and Family Intervention Service is In the Spotlight

Respect, Empower & Achieve are the mantras of YCSS Child, Youth and Family Intervention Service. They endeavour to ensure that each child and young person is noted and respected for their uniqueness. In working with children and young people, particularly in their advocacy work, they are a voice for children and young people and as such encourage young people to also find their own voices. E...

Amovita is In the Spotlight

Amovita has as its mantra – inspiring business and people excellence. They have a culture of cohesion and creativity. Their consultants and support staff are problem solvers who avoid risk averse processing and continuously look for new and improved ways of working with clients and the community services sector. They describe their ‘approach’ as refreshingly different in that t...

A Street University for young people by young people is In the Spotlight

The Street University is a youth development project created by the Ted Noffs Foundation. Originally named The Wayside Foundation, Noffs Foundation was founded in 1970 by Australian humanitarian, Reverend Ted Noffs and his wife. Prior to establishing the Foundation, Noffs established Sydney’s first crisis centre in 1968, set up the first Drug Referral Centre in Sydney in 1967, co-founded t...

The professional is personal is In the spotlight

Dr Fotina Hardy is a Lecturer in Social Work and Human Services at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and leads their field education unit. Fotina is also the South East Queensland President of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). In this robust voluntary role, she covers a multitude of issues that involve practice discussions, policy positions and advocacy stances tak...

Encompass Family and Community is In the Spotlight

The Encompass Family and Community team works with organisations and individuals who share their passion for excellence in child and family work....

REFOCUS is In the Spotlight

Redirecting and Empowering Families with Opportunities in Culturally Unique Services...

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention is In the Spotlight

Not Now, Not Ever will domestic and family violence be tolerated in Queensland....

A Week to say thank you to those who care: Foster and Kinship Carer Week is in the spotlight.

The Queensland child protection system relies on the generosity and capacity of countless foster and kinship carers who give tirelessly of themselves and their families in supporting and caring for children and young people in the care system....

Unlocking Transition. A local initiative intent on reaching out across Queensland is In the Spotlight

The overarching vision of the Mt Gravatt Child Safety Transitions Alliance is: Every child in care is provided the equality of opportunity and the equity of participation that helps them to develop identity, belonging and acceptance....

Senate Committee Inquiry into Gonski funding cuts

Opening statement by Mr Lindsay Wegener, Executive Director, PeakCare Queensland Inc. at hearing held in Brisbane on 5th April 2016...

Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence is In the Spotlight

What did they have to say about children and young people?...

Connection for children and young people is In the Spotlight

The vast majority of professionals who work with children and young people understand and acknowledge the power of connection.The importance of connectedness in building resilience, assisting healing and ensuring long term wellbeing is well known. Furthermore this is not a new concept. It is decades old....

Valuing the Voices of Families in the Queensland Child Protection System is In the Spotlight

Most working in child protection, regardless of their position, are well aware of the complexities that families, children and young people need to navigate on a regular basis....

Queensland Child Protection Week is In the Spotlight

32 Years Ago a small group of professionals stood up. 30 Years ago they founded Queensland Child Protection Week (QCPW). This week, this collective and QCPW is In the Spotlight....

Who Am I is In the Spotlight

The Who Am I program was developed as a partnership between the Indigenous Family and Child Support Service (IFACSS) and the Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC) Programs and Transition Team. The aim of the program is to focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their social and emotional wellness in order to enhance inclusion....

A fresh new look and name for BoysTown is in the Spotlight

On Sunday February 28th 2016 the national organisation BoysTown officially became yourtown....

The vulnerability of children and young people in the legal system is In the Spotlight

The Youth Advocacy Centre (YAC) offers free legal services, support and services to children, young people and families with a specific focus on children and young people aged 10 to 18 years. YAC’s primary client group is those who are involved in, or are at risk of involvementin, the youth justice and/or the child protection system. This includes young people who are hom...

On the matter of secure care

The possibility of Queensland children being placed in secure care is again emerging as a hot topic of discussion....

Young people building social supports through goals is In the Spotlight

Goalzie is a recently released free app that was developed by the Safe and Well Online project, a collaboration of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, the University of South Australia, the Western Sydney University, Digital Advertising Agency, Zuni and the Queensland University of Technology....

Young people born in 1997 are in the spotlight

If you or others you know were born in 1997 and have had a care experience, the CREATE Foundation needs you! If you have worked with a young person over the past 12 months who transitioned from care to independence in 2015, CREATE needs you too!...

A Platform to Independence

Platform 18 is in the spotlight...

Individual advocacy for children and young people in out of home care. - lessons from practice is in the spotlight

At the recent PeakCare Encore Sessions, Catherine Moynihan, Official Solicitor of the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) outlined the role of the OPG and highlighted the importance of advocating for and listening to children and young people. The OPG came to be on July 1st, 2014 as a result of recommendations of the Carmody Inquiry....

Child Protection Reforms and Knowledge Circles: Understanding Real Family and Community Needs in Family Support is in the spotlight

Those in attendance at the recent PeakCare Encore Sessions were fortunate to partake in the presentation by the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak’s (QATSICPP’s) Raymond Brunker, Reform Projects Officer. Raymond outlined the Knowledge Circles established by QATSICPP to enhance the Queensland Child Protection reforms through ensuring a voice f...

Supported Independent Living Services (SILS) in the Spotlight

Supported independent living is provided to young people as a transitional process from foster, kinship or residential care in preparation for independent living. Young people live in residential premises either individually or with one or two other young people. They are supported by practitioners who visit the premises and offer transitional support. Several organisations across Queensland pro...

Working Together to Protect Children and Young People From Sexual Harm

This week, PeakCare was incredibly fortunate to be able to offer encore sessions from esteemed researchers, advocates and experts in child protection. Those who agreed to offer encore presentations had previously delivered their messages to a range of forums and were highly regarded. What was important about these presentations is that they not only offered a recap of important information, they...

Young People Making a Difference is In the Spotlight

Formed in 2012 in Central Queensland, Young People Making a Difference (MAD) is a not for profit organisation. All MAD staff, support adults and young leaders are volunteers. MAD is a program that reaches out to young people aged 12 to 18 years of age. It is based around peer support and adult mentoring. Young People Making a Difference recently won the Youth Category of...

Transition to Independence Month is In the Spotlight

Each year approximately 500 young people exit care to live independently. Focusing on young people’s journeys to independence is the aim of Transition to Independence Month (T2I Month). Held each November, it’s an initiative of G Force, a State-wide group comprising government and non-government organisations....

An innovative service response to young people in care is in the spotlight

Children and young people ‘self-placing’ has been a long stated concern with regard to their wellbeing. In the Brisbane region, an exciting and innovative response program aims to redress this issue....

A Circle of Wellbeing and Giving is In the Spotlight

Most services are intent on providing quality services to clients. Some provide holistic wellbeing. Every now and then a unique service that provides innovation to enhance client wellbeing whilst also operating a circle of giving back comes to the fore. Joining Hands is such an organisation....

Queensland Says Enough!

Tackling Domestic and Family Violence is in the Spotlight...

Fatherhood is in the Spotlight

With Child Protection Week just around the corner, fatherhood is in the spotlight. Child Protection Week, which begins on Father’s day, is an apt opportunity to promote the importance of fathers as active participants and carers in their children’s lives....

Over 130 Queensland Child Protection Week Events are In the Spotlight

Each year Child Protection Week takes place from the first Sunday in September. In 2015 September 6th-12th is Child Protection Week. In Queensland a landmark number of events are being held. Approximately 100 events take place in Queensland during Child Protection Week each year. This year the number will exceed 130....

When solutions become the problem

There’s little left to be said that hasn’t already been said about the failure of the I.T. system to process reports of suspected child abuse by school principals. The public has a right to feel confident in the systems developed to manage the protection of our state’s children and in this instance, we have been let down badly....

National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)

NAPCAN was co-founded in 1987 by Rosemary Sinclair AO and Christine Stewart OAM. In the almost three decades of its presence in Australian society NAPCAN has made a significant contributionto the safety and wellbeing of Australia's childrenand young people. NAPCAN has aimed to raise public awareness of child abuse and neglect as well as the impacts which include increased risk of...

Stylin Up is in the Spotlight

This week we celebrated the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day 2015 on August 4th, with: ‘Little People, Big Futures’ being the key theme of this significant day in our calendar.This week we also celebrate an inspiring program incorporating a group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people with big futures making a difference in their c...

Timely Support for Children and their Families

"The role of practitioners in family support, child protection and out-of-home care is to find the strengths within families and the resources within their communities that support change and promote greater protectiveness for their children from all forms of harm."Australian Childhood Foundation CEO Joe Tucci and Deputy CEO Janise Mitchell....

Queensland Child Protection Week is in the spotlight

Queensland Child Protection Week is co-ordinated by a group of approximately 25 representatives from both government departments and non-government organisations across the state. The week is traditionally held from the first Sunday in September. This year Child Protection Week begins on September 6th and ends on September 12th....

An invitation for different ways of working

Differential Response is in the spotlight...

Listening to and engaging with the VOICES OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead....

Valuing the Voice of Children and Young People

Office of the Public Guardian is in the Spotlight...

Shining a spotlight on medicating kids

Yet again, a spotlight is being shone on the practice of prescribing psychotropic medication to Queensland children, both children in care and those from the general population. ...

Open letter of appreciation to Queensland Foster and Kinship Carers, 2014

Dear Foster and Kinship CarersThank you! Sincerely and wholeheartedly, Queensland thanks you!...

Innovation based on research and practice wisdom takes time

Engaging with research to deliver exemplary services to children, young people, parents and the community takes time....

Talking Families

Since last Sunday night, radios and television screens have been sending out the messages of Talking Families, the Talking Families website was launched and posters have been appearing in shopping centres and other venues....

Who pays for poverty?

Anti-Poverty Week 2014 is here with the news that 2.5 million Australians are now living below the poverty line....

Response to the Commission of Audit's Final Report

On 1st May, the Newman Government tabled in Parliament the Commission of Audit’s Final Report and the Government’s response to the report’s 155 recommendations....

We Need to Lift Our Game

As Queensland gears up for a State Election, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander controlled organisations are asking: “Can it get any worse for the safety and well-being of children and families?”The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in care currently sits at 37% and is continually rising especially in that part of the system where neglect and poverty...

Community Control in Indigenous Communities - Does it Work?

“I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.” Thomas JeffersonRecently at PeakCare we have been involved in research and discussion around the issue of community c...

Foster Carers Speak Out About Transition From Care

Very pleasingly, Transition From Care Month 2011 was met with considerable media attention. Through several radio interviews and newspaper articles, public attention was drawn to the issues faced by around 400 Queensland young people who leave care each year.Even more pleasingly, foster carers elected to add their voice to our media campaign. In response to a column entitled &ldqu...

November is Transition From Care Month

For three years running, November has been celebrated as “Transition From Care Month”. It is the time of year when we are all asked to stop and fully reflect on the needs of around 400 Queensland young people who leave care each year. Very importantly, it is a time set aside for us to listen to these young people as they themselves tell us what they need to support...

A Risky Combination

“In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of.” ConfuciusOnce again, this week’s ABC Four Corners program has opened up avenues for discussion around the implications on society of poverty, this time in relation to premature birth. BBC documentary, “23weekbabies: The Price of Life” discussed the ethics of keeping premature babies alive....

Heads in the Sand

“Inequality, rather than want, is the cause of trouble.” Chinese ProverbThe recent airing of “Poor Kids” on the ABC’s 4Corners program has opened up many avenues for discussion, particularly around the implications on society of financial inequality.The stories in the documentary, told by three British children living below the poverty line, give the viewer an...

Baby Babes

“The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: “It’s a girl.”—Shirley ChisholmEarlier this week, PeakCare staff were critically de-constructing a piece of current news. The article in question was from the Sydney Morning Herald, Tending to Children With the Bodies ofWomen. It definitely got me th...