Person

Morag McArthur

ORCID:
0000-0002-0629-0892
Briefing paper

Recruiting and retaining foster carers

The ICPS Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare. This issue explores what works to help...
Report

Safe and sound: the safety of young people in residential care

This research report presents the findings of a study that explored the safety of young people in residential care. Commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, this study aimed to understand what young people believe institutions are doing to identify...
Literature review

Foster carer attraction, recruitment, support and retention

This report aims to review the literature available on what works to help people to make the complicated choice to become a home-based carer, and on the evidence regarding retention of these carers for children in out-of-home care. Databases and sources of grey literature were...
Report

Our safety counts: children and young people’s perceptions of safety and institutional responses to their safety concerns

Over the past three years, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has explored the extent to which children and young people have been exposed to child sexual abuse, and considered some of the reasons why institutions have failed to actively prevent...
Briefing paper

Children's views about safety in institutions

The ICPS Research to Practice Series links the findings of research undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, to the development of policy and practice in the area of child, youth and family welfare.