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Fiona Arney

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0000-0002-4455-9864

Professor Arney is a leading expert in child protection research, resilience and models of parenting and childhood vulnerability. She is particularly interested in preventing child abuse and neglect, and working with families from a range of cultural backgrounds. She has sixteen years research experience in research with children, parents, families and practitioners.


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Research report

01 Jun 2011

The South Australian Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) commissioned this report from the Australian Centre for Child Protection in 2008 in response to recommendations made by the Honourable E.P. Mullighan QC in his Commission of Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the Anangu...

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Research report

17 Oct 2015

This mixed-methods study aimed to provide in-depth and contextualised data about how services may better support refugee parents to care for their children; and included interviews with families with a refugee background; and a national online survey of Commonwealth funded service providers...

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Commentary

Article

09 Nov 2016

The inter-generational issues that have stemmed from the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families and communities - and the resultant trauma experienced by so many - have been the focus of concerted action and advocacy by Aboriginal leaders, peak bodies, organisations and...

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Research report

15 Sep 2016

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) is inquiring into how institutions have engaged with and responded to allegations and instances of institutional child sexual abuse. Key to this inquiry is the need to generate an understanding of the...

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Video lecture/presentation

29 Aug 2016

UniSA's inaugural Enterprising Partnerships talk by leading scientist Professor Fiona Arney, Director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection.

Having evaluated more than 50 system and practice innovations for vulnerable children over the past 20 years, Professor Fiona Arney delves...

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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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Journal article

11 May 2009

Excluding very severe child abuse cases, biological parents are usually encouraged to maintain contact with their children in care. Parent-child contact is often considered important because it can maintain the child's psychological identity and well-being. It can also maintain parent-child...

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Evaluation

Report

18 May 2013

The Holding Children Together Service, funded by the Communities for Children initiative and the Alice Springs Transformation Plan, has been developed as an innovative service designed to fill an identified gap in therapeutic service provision for young children in Alice Springs who have...

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Evaluation

Report

20 Jun 2012

With funding from the Transforming Alice Springs initiative, the Department for Children and Families (DCF) have established family group conferencing (FGC) for families of Aboriginal children where abuse and neglect has been substantiated to reduce the need for child protection matters to be...

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Literature review

03 Apr 2012

This paper aims to provide background information about the best ways of increasing the number of high quality foster and kinship carers in the Northern Territory by answering the following two questions:

- What characteristics of potential carers, children, environments and systems...

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