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Leah Bromfield

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0000-0002-4263-5878
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University of South Australia
UniSA Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences
Australian Centre for Child Protection (UniSA)

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Research report

21 Aug 2014

The provision of child protection services varies considerably across the world. This paper offers a broad overview of some of the main approaches to child protection used internationally. Using examples from Canada, Sweden, Belgium and the Gaza Strip, it offers policy-makers the chance to...

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21 May 2014

Numerous inquiries into child protection services in Australia and internationally have concluded that failures in child protection service responses are in large part attributable to: rising demand on child protection services; a workforce suffering low morale who are ill-equipped for the role...

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Journal article

15 Dec 2013

Practice guidance for child protection services emphasises the need to engage children and support them to understand what is happening and why, to provide their perspective on events and to have input into decision-making (Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 2011; Cossar, Brandon...

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Journal article

15 Sep 2013

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Obtaining reliable estimates of the extent of child maltreatment in the community is a problem for researchers. Young people are highly desirable participants, albeit difficult to contact, for maltreatment research. Common methods for recruiting representative...

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Research report

12 Apr 2011

This resource sheet provides information about children in out-of-home care in Australia who are on care and protection orders.

Out-of-home care refers to the care of children and young people up to 18 years who are unable to live with their families (often due to child abuse...

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01 Apr 2011

The purpose of this Resource Sheet is to outline the different approaches used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment, as well as to explore some of the issues and criticisms surrounding the use of standardised risk assessment instruments in child protection.

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Research report

15 Dec 2010

This paper presents evidence regarding the extent to which parental substance misuse, domestic violence and parental mental health problems co-occur and discusses the wider context of exclusion and disadvantage.

The factors most commonly associated with the occurrence...

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Journal article

30 Nov 2010

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Governments across Australia are struggling to address escalating child protection notifications, increasing numbers of children in state care, decreasing numbers of foster carers and chronic child welfare workforce shortages. The complex social problem of child...

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Briefing paper

05 Nov 2010

This resource sheet provides a brief history of developments in child protection services in Australia and internationally.

Social and political interest in the protection of children from abuse or neglect at the hands of caregivers is a relatively recent phenomenon. Since...

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Research report

04 Nov 2010

Evidence for the impact of media-based social marketing campaigns related to child protection, parenting and child abuse prevention is examined in this paper.

Social marketing campaigns are a common strategy for raising awareness about social problems such as child abuse and...

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