Virginia Schmied

Literature review

Effective strategies and interventions for adolescents in a child protection context

Adolescence is a time of significant developmental transition that is considered to be second only to infancy in the magnitude of changes that occur. Adolescents experience numerous developmental challenges at varying pace, including: increasing need for independence; evolving sexuality; transitioning through education and commencing employment...

The role and nature of universal health services for pregnant women, children and families in Australia

INTRODUCTION Recent reports indicate that social policy in developed countries has seen positive results in well - child health and safety, child material security, education and socialisation (UNICEF, 2007) . In countries where child health is supported by policy, children have relatively high levels of...