Briefing paper

Children involved with NSW child protection services before five years of age: what does the Seeding Success study tell us?

Publisher
Foster care Program evaluation Child protection Child welfare Residential care Out-of-home care Children New South Wales
Description

Child maltreatment has immediate and lifelong consequences for health and well-being and is costly for governments. Child maltreatment constitutes all forms of child abuse including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional ill-treatment, neglect, negligent treatment and exploitation of children.

This Evidence to Action note reports analysis from the Seeding Success study looking at the proportion of child involved with NSW child protection services before five years of age and discusses the implications for policy and programs.

Publication Details
Access Rights Type:
open
Issue:
Evidence to Action Note July 2021