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Fiona Arney

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University of South Australia
UniSA Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences
Australian Centre for Child Protection (UniSA)

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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Journal article

31 Aug 2017

While awareness of institutional child sexual abuse has grown in recent years, there remains limited understanding of its occurrence and outcomes as a distinct form of abuse. Drawing on research commissioned by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse,...

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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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Research report

06 Jul 2016

In 2015, the Australian Centre for Child Protection was funded by the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission to conduct a review of the implementation of recommendations made by previous independent child protection inquiries that have been conducted in South Australia. To date, four...

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Journal article

21 Mar 2016

Over the last decade there has been at best limited implementation of preventive interventions for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families in remote communities of northern Australia despite growing involvement in the child protection system. This paper...

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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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Research report

27 Aug 2015

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle ("the Principle") was developed in recognition of the devastating effects of forced separation of Indigenous children from families, communities and culture. The Principle exists in legislation...

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Journal article

15 Aug 2015

Child protection practitioners are frequently presented with the challenges of making decisions that have considerable impact on the lives of children and their families. Research in this area has primarily focussed on intake, investigation and reunification decisions, and reflects the...

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22 Apr 2015

In a well-coordinated and well-resourced child protection system, health staff, child protection workers and forensic specialists should already be collaborating to share information about children and families at risk of harm.

These teams should be responding to the warnings some parents...