Lorraine Thomson

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Briefing paper

1 Mar 2017

The ICPS Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare.

This issue explores what works to...

Literature review

1 Dec 2016

This report aims to review the literature available on what works to help people to make the complicated choice to become a home-based carer, and on the evidence regarding retention of these carers for children in out-of-home care.

Databases and sources of grey literature...

Research report

16 Jun 2009

Communities for Children place based research project increases knowledge of the social networks and service use of vulnerable parents with children under five whom formal services find ‘hard to reach’.

The National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020 reflects the nation’s growing investment...

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