This discussion paper has been published by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It examines the growing interest in trauma-informed care and the implementation of trauma-informed approaches to support survivors of trauma, including survivors of child sexual abuse.
Examines the available literature on trauma-informed frameworks, models and guidelines that guide organisations to improve service provision to survivors of sexual violence with mental health problems.
Summary This paper examines the available literature on trauma-informed frameworks, models and guidelines that guide organisations to...
Explores the prevalence of sexual violence and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in Australia.
Summary This state of knowledge paper explores:the prevalence of sexual violence and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in Australia; the association between alcohol and other...
This report examines factors associated with child sexual abuse perpetration and what it can tell us about prevention strategies.
The report considers the specific dynamics of child sexual abuse and their implications in prevention and early intervention, especially through:identifying the risk factors...
This paper provides an overview of complex trauma as a response to chronic sexual victimisation and considers what this means for services and service configurations, as well as the implications of acknowledging complex trauma for policy responses in health and human service fields.
This research study investigates how communication technologies facilitate sexual violence against young people and what challenges this presents for the Victorian criminal justice system.
Based on interviews with young people and professionals working with young people, it examines the effects of technology on the...
The latest figures regarding the nature behind and extent of sexual abuse in Australia.
Statistics carry significant power and persuasion. At one level they appear to provide an instant and accessible way of grasping the nature and extent of social issues. Yet any statistic...
This summary provides an evidence-based summary of the key issues involved in program design in primary prevention initiatives.
It is targeted at those working in the policy and program development areas of sexual assault prevention.
Its purpose is to assist decision-making about what...
This project examines sexual offending by asking victim/survivors how the sexual assault(s) they experienced happened; what factors they thought facilitated it; and what strategies, behaviours and tactics perpetrators used against them.
Building the evidence on how sexual assault occurs, and particularly the strategies used...
Online communication and mobile phone technologies represent areas of emerging trends in social interaction, particularly for young people. Taken at their broadest, social networking services are web-based interactive communication media such as email, chat rooms, blogging and instant messaging. Social networking sites such as Facebook...