Leah Bromfield

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Leah Bromfield

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0000-0002-4263-5878
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University of South AustraliaUniSA Division of Education, Arts and Social SciencesAustralian Centre for Child Protection (UniSA)
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1 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 of child abuse and...

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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 abuse and...

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Briefing paper

5 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 the early...

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4 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 neglect....

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Journal article

1 Sep 2010

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The results of various studies estimating the extent and prevalence of child maltreatment including child abuse and neglect in Australia are discussed. Four methodological issues that have a particularly strong influence on prevalence estimates are highlighted.

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22 Jul 2010

This resource examines expenditure related to child abuse and neglect that is made by departments responsible for child protection services in Australia.

According to the Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services (Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service...

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22 Jul 2010

This resource presents and discusses a snapshot of data describing the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out of home care.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are over-represented in child protection and out-of-home...

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Journal article

27 May 2010

Governments across Australia are struggling to address escalating child protection notifications, a marked increase in the number of children in State care, a decrease in the number of foster carers and chronic workforce shortages in child welfare services. This paper explores the reform process...

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22 Apr 2010

The purpose of this Resource Sheet is to summarise the state of our knowledge about the prevalence of child abuse and neglect.

It provides an overview of Australian studies that have estimated the prevalence of the different forms of child maltreatment (i.e., physical abuse, neglect,...

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