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Report

Assessing the quality and comprehensiveness of child protection practice frameworks

This report provides an analysis and evaluation of a range of child protection practice frameworks, in terms of the way they respond to the values, principles and approach to working with children and families applicable to the continuum of child protection practice.
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National comparison of cross-agency practice in investigating and responding to severe child abuse

This paper reports on the arrangements in place in each state/territory to support a cross-agency response based on characteristics associated with effective cross-agency responses identified in the research literature.
Discussion paper

A continuum of responses for harmful sexual behaviours

This paper examines the current and emerging evidence base regarding the continuum of responses for children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviours.
Report

Components of effective cross-agency responses to abuse: a report for the NSW Ombudsman’s Office

This report aims to provide a synthesis of research information to suggest the most important components of Multi-Disciplinary Team responses in order to inform the ongoing review of the Joint Investigation Response Team model by the NSW Ombudsman.
Report

Child sexual abuse in Australian institutional contexts 2008–13: findings from administrative data

This literature review examined the relevant Australian and international research and 'grey' literature (including previous commissions of inquiry into institutional abuse), focusing on the methodologies for using administrative data to estimate the extent of child sexual abuse in institutional contexts.