Report

Examining the power of Child-At-Risk electronic medical record (eMR) alerts to share interpersonal violence, abuse and neglect concerns: Do child protection alerts help?

This project sought to understand the impact of this Child-At-Risk (CAR) electronic Medical Record (eMR) alert information sharing system on outcomes for women and children. This included understanding how staff responded to seeing Child-At-Risk alerts on a client’s eMR, the practices that were carried out...
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.
Commentary

Australia failing to safeguard cultural connections for Aboriginal children in out-of-home care

The inter-generational issues that have stemmed from the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families and communities - and the resultant trauma experienced by so many - have been the focus of concerted action and advocacy by Aboriginal leaders, peak bodies, organisations and community...
Report

Scoping study for research into prevalence of child sexual abuse in Australia

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) is inquiring into how institutions have engaged with and responded to allegations and instances of institutional child sexual abuse. Key to this inquiry is the need to generate an understanding of the...
Video

Enterprising partnerships talk: Professor Fiona Arney

UniSA's inaugural Enterprising Partnerships talk by leading scientist Professor Fiona Arney, Director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection. Having evaluated more than 50 system and practice innovations for vulnerable children over the past 20 years, Professor Fiona Arney delves into the key message of...