Definitions for "Family Group conference"
a decision-making meeting for the family group of a young person involved in offending
a formal meeting for members of the family group/whanau/hapu/iwi, the young person, the victim, Police Youth Aid and other parties to decide how the young person can be held accountable and encouraged to take responsibility for their behaviour
a meeting in which family members themselves, including children and young people, design their own plan to overcome identified problems and to respond to the concerns of professionals
A way of trying to develop more effective partnerships between families and professionals in child care decision making process.
a forum where decisions are made for and by the family involved, with the welfare of the child being the main focus
a process which brings together family members and others important to the child to discuss how to resolve problems and to make future plans