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Kerry A. Lewig

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0000-0003-1897-8018
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University of South Australia
UniSA Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences
Australian Centre for Child Protection (UniSA)

Working with vulnerable families; Child abuse and neglect; Child protection; Child protection practice frameworks, services and systems; Child protection research methodologies


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Research report

15 Dec 2016

Frontline child protection work is highly stressful, emotionally taxing and, at times, can result in secondary trauma. Additionally, statutory child protection organisations consistently experience high turnover and staff shortages, creating adverse workplace cultures and extra stress for their...

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Discussion paper

14 Dec 2016

Frontline child protection work is highly stressful, emotionally taxing and, at times, can result in secondary trauma. Additionally, statutory child protection organisations consistently experience high turnover and staff shortages, creating adverse workplace cultures and extra stress for their...

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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

15 Jan 2014

This paper draws on three studies conducted in Australia, Canada and Ireland which explore the factors influencing research utilisation in the child protection sector in each country. The paper recognises that research uptake is complicated by a number of factors. It also acknowledges critiques...

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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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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...

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Journal article

31 Aug 2010

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Increasing numbers of families arriving through Australia's humanitarian settlement scheme are coming into contact with Australian child protection systems. A large number of these families come from African and Middle Eastern countries and have common...

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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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Journal article

15 Dec 2007

This study used the Job Demands–Resources (JD-R) model, developed in the context of occupational well-being in the paid workforce, to examine the antecedents of burnout and connectedness in the formal volunteer rural ambulance officer vocation (N = 487). Structural equation modeling...

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