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Mel James takes out the GOLD!

Mel has been awarded the first prize for the QLD Service Business category for the 2020 AusMumpreneur awards! Social Care Solutions was born out of Mel’s passion to see improved outcomes for children in foster care by providing high quality assessments of kinship and...

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Thankful moments during Covid-19

Covid-19 has thrown many challenges our way yet our staff, colleagues, peers, clients and families, or anyone affected by this pandemic, remain close to our hearts and never far from our minds. SCS has worked tirelessly with our partners to ensure we maintain...

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2020 Conference – covid style!

This year, due to covid-19 restrictions, our planned Staff Conference had to be cancelled. Instead, we had a ‘virtual’ conference via Zoom, providing a great opportunity for our staff to connect with each other, discuss current working challenges and to learn together...

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New Partner in Victoria – Berry Street

Social Care Solutions are proud to be working with a new partner, Berry Street Victoria, delivering expert consultancy in child protection. Starting out as Melbourne’s Berry Street Babies’ Home in 1877, Berry Street has grown to become Victoria’s largest independent...

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Happy 10 Years SCS!

Social Care Solutions recently celebrated 10 years of operations with an intimate gathering at the Sofitel Brisbane. It was a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the growth of the business, the vision of Mel James as the founder and CEO and the relationships we have...

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Fantastic recent feedback

We genuinely want to know how we are doing as assessors, trainers and practitioners. We provide feedback forms and online survey links to all of our kinship and general carers or potential carers after their assessments have been completed so they can let us know how...

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Welcome to our new Online Training Portal!

Social Care Solutions’ consultants are constantly told by carers and staff alike that they do not have access to user-friendly, cost-effective, short training opportunities to help them in the here and now. We are very excited to say, that has now changed with the...

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2019 SCS Conference

On the 29th to 31st March 2019, SCS held its annual staff conference on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland. The theme of the weekend was Celebrating Diversity, with a focus on educating and upskilling staff to assess, train and support carers and children with...

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Watch this space…online training coming in 2019

2019 will see Social Care Solutions expand its services to include online training modules, webinars, expert panels and e-learning tools. We recognise staff and carers especially have limited time and finances to attend days of expensive training, often some distance...

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