Australian Centre for Child Protection (UniSA)

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The Australian Centre for Child Protection exists to bridge the gap between what is known and what is done to transform the lives of children who have experienced or who are at risk of experiencing abuse and neglect. Based at the University of South Australia, the centre provides policy advice, advocacy and research informed professional education that is applied through strategic partnerships with government and community social service agencies across the country.

Link to organisation: http://w3.unisa.edu.au/childprotection/default.asp

Source Acronym: ACCP

Owning Institution: University of South Australia

Source Type: Education

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Video lecture/presentation
29 August 2016

Professor Fiona Arney delves into the key message of how paying attention to the needs of children can better support highly effective policy and program implementation in this field.

Report
6 July 2016

This report presents a review of the research and evidence surrounding the effectiveness of child protection income management and whether such a scheme might have unintended consequences for...

Report
17 October 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.

Video lecture/presentation
12 September 2014

This video clip outlines the grave need for child protection research and the essential work that the Australian Centre for Child Protection does for Australian children and families.

Video lecture/presentation
11 September 2014

The Hon. Dr Robyn Layton AO QC, discussing the ACCP's 10th anniversary and national and international impact as a leading research centre.

Video lecture/presentation
11 September 2014

This presentation is about a study exploring child protection practitioner decision-making about the placement of children in out-of-home care.

Video lecture/presentation
11 September 2014

This presentation by Fiona Arney, Director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection, introduces the centre and outlines the nature of the work they have undertaken for 10 years.

Video lecture/presentation
11 September 2014

This presentation discusses a study examining the existing literature on interviews for children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD)

Content Associated with Australian Centre for Child Protection (UniSA)

Journal article
15 April 2017

Although prevalence studies show girls are more frequently sexually abused than boys, a significant proportion of boys also experience child sexual abuse (CSA). We conducted a 20 year longitudinal...

Journal article
14 March 2017

Compromised quality of caregiving is found in high-risk, substance-misusing mothers, emphasising the importance of early intervention that draws from attachment-based interventions.

Journal article
23 February 2017

The aim of this study was twofold: first, to explore the experiences and opinions of key stakeholders regarding the intervention programme; and second, to understand the key enablers and barriers...

Journal article
1 January 2017

This review found that there is reasonable evidence to support the idea that Multi-Disciplinary teams are effective in improving criminal justice and mental health responses compared to standard...

Report
15 December 2016

The aim of this paper is to offer some guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature.

Journal article
15 December 2016

Themes from this research affirm the importance of ensuring children's participation in child protection practice.

Report
15 September 2016

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse appointed a team of researchers to scope the research design, methodology, cost and governance structure of two studies...

Journal article
15 August 2016

Protecting children from abuse and neglect is a responsibility of all sectors and community members.

Journal article
1 July 2016

Residential group-care workers have a critical role to play in recognizing mental health problems amongst children in their care. However, little is known about the extent to which workers...

Article
15 June 2016

This practice paper provides an overview of what we know from research about cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and provides principles to support effective practice...

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