child protection services

16 March 2017

During 2015 - 16, 162,175 (30.2 per 1,000) Australian children received child protection services (investigation, care and protection order and/or were in out-of-home care), and children from...

20 December 2016

This set of ANROWS’s Perpetrator Interventions Research Priorities 2017-19 comprises eleven projects with a total value of almost $1.8 million. It offers an innovative and comprehensive program of...

Journal article
15 December 2016

A mixed-methods pilot study was undertaken to (1) to gain insight into children's experiences using a children's rating tool and structured interview process, developed in this study; and (2) to...

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.

9 November 2016

Examines why a policy and practice disconnect exists when it comes to the safety and well-being of Aboriginal children.

28 September 2016

Outlines the Government of Western Australia's strategy to support at-risk families and prevent children entering State care.

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18 August 2016

Bridget Brennan reports on a planned review by Victoria's Commissioner for Children and Young People of a contentious new child protection law.

8 July 2016

Bridget Brennan writes that Indigenous leaders in Victoria are calling for a new approach to stop so many Aboriginal children being removed from their families.

Journal article
10 May 2016

This article looks at predictive risk modelling and its suggested use in the child welfare environment as an efficient means of targeting preventive resources and improving practitioner decision-...

21 April 2016

Contains comprehensive information on state and territory child protection and support services in 2014-15.