Consultancy Services

Ms Kaur holds the following qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work (2013) University of QLD (UQ)
  • Master of Social Administration (2007) UQ,
  • Specialisations in: Social Research, Community Development
  • Graduate certificate in Child Protection
  • Bachelor of Arts (2001) Psychology, UQ

JK Diversity Consultants offers the following services:

  • Community consultation and engagement with migrant and refugee communities and advocacy;
  • Preparing Policy submissions, funding-grant proposals, providing expert opinion and developing practice guides and resources;
  • Conducting Research (Qualitative and Quantitative) and publishing academic research articles and literature reviews;
  • Training and Professional Development workshops for professionals and Social workers (Government departments, NGO’s and University students) on working with multicultural communities

Prepare Reports for Court including:

  • Psy-Social Assessments for Children’s Court
  • Social Work Family Violence reports for Immigration Department and Migration Review Tribunal
  • Social Work reports for local magistrates court in relation to domestic violence cases
  • Parenting-family capacity assessment report for Court
  • Foster-Kinship carers assessment report

Jatinder Kaur – JK Diversity Consultants Resume

Board and Advisory Experience

Conference Presentations 2018 – 2007· NOWSA 2018 conference, University of Newcastle – 20 July 2018

· AASW/PeakCare’s Child Protection Practice Forum on 17th November 2017

· Domestic Violence in Faith/Spiritual Multicultural Communities Symposium at Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) at the University of South Australia -23rd October 2017:

· National Victims of Crime conference (Griffith University ) – 6 September 2017

· Diversicare Culturally Appropriate Carer forum – 18 May 2017, Brisbane

· Diversicare Multicultural Advisory Forum – 25 May 2017, Cairns

· Journey to Recognition speaking engagement – Brisbane 16 November 2016

· National Australian Association of Social Workers Symposium, 27-28 November 2015 (Sydney)

· CREATE’s Youth for Change conference, 2-4 October 2015 (Brisbane)

· Foster Carer Queensland FAST delegate training – 26 August 2015 (Brisbane)

· State-wide Children’s Health Queensland Child Protection Clinical Partnership Workshop – 19 June 2015 (Queensland Health).

· 29th Annual Family Law Residential 2014, Thursday 7 – Saturday 9 August 2014, Gold Coast, Queensland (Day 2)

· CREATE National Conference, 22-24 November 2013,Canberra, Australia.

· 13th Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, 10-13 November 2013, Melbourne, Victoria

· National Family Law Pathways Network Annual Conference): IS THERE ROOM FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY WITHIN THE FAMILY LAW SYSTEM? Collaborating to achieve greater understanding & positive outcomes for the people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds on 21 June 2013, In Newcastle, NSW

· Australian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA)‘Doing Justice for young people’, Brisbane 23-25 August 2012

· Australian Children’s Welfare Association (ACWA) conference, Sydney, 20-22 August 2012;

· National Conference on Building a Child-Friendly Community Conference, 4-5 November 2011, Logan, Qld

· International Society of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) Asia-Pacific workshop, 4-5 July 2009, Adelaide

· Australian Human Development Association (AHDA), 5-8 July 2009, Adelaide

· Australian Children’s Welfare Association (ACWA) conference, August 2008 Sydney;

· 11th Australasian Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect (ACCAN) Nov 2007.

· Australian College Child and Family Protection Practitioners (ACCFPP) Borders and Bridges National Conference in Melbourne in 19-22 May 2007.

27 June 2017 to 30 January 2018
Parole Board Queensland – Community Member (6months)
2015 – CurrentSikh Helpline Australia – Advisory Board member
2015 – AASW SWOT Online training module:Culturally Sensitive Practice in Mental health field (Developed and filmed for this 1.5 hours CPD for Social workers/students):
2016 – 2013 Australian Association of Social Worker (AASW) -current
Qld branch management committee member – 2013-2016
2013 – Project consultant for Australian Psychological Society (APS) (March-August 2013) Development of the ‘Culturally Sensitive Practice’ online training modules as part of the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) Child Mental Health Services (CMHS) initiative training and clinical support project funded by Department of Health and Aging (DoHA). Developed 4 modules in cluster 8: Culturally Sensitive Practice as part of the Online Training:

– 8.1 Introduction to Cultural Sensitive Practice

– 8.2 Working Indigenous children and families

– 8.3 Working with Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and families

– 8.4 Best Practice Guidelines

Register online via APS website to access the Children’s Mental Health Service Professional Development Training: Enhanced: ‘Culturally Sensitive Practice’:

2013-2011Member of the National Framework for Protecting Children ‘Common Approach to Assessment, Referral and Support (CAARS) Taskforce see link:


2012-2011 ‘Access and Equity Inquiry Panel’ – Ministerial appointment by the Australian Government. The Inquiry Panel examined the Australian Government’s ‘Access and Equity Strategy Inquiry’ and was one of the Australian Government’s Multicultural Policy initiatives. The inquiry examined all Australian Government policies, programs and services and to ensure that Australian Government services are responsive to the needs culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. On 27 June 2012, following an eight-month consultation process, the Inquiry Panel provided its advice and 20 recommendations to the Australian Government on how it could improve the responsiveness of government services to the CALD population, the report available online:


2011-2010ARACY Early Childhood Development Reference Group
2009Queensland Health Cross-Cultural Learning & Development Strategy – a member of the reference group