Douglas Russell


Children and young people’s safety: 2018-2020 report

The Children and Young People’s Safety (CAYPS) project is an on-going research engagement tool, developed by the Institute of Child Protection Studies, at the Australian Catholic University. The findings in this report are based on data collected for CAYPS during 2018-2020

Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention: a rapid evidence check

This rapid evidence check presents the current state of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention programs, reviewing their utility and effectiveness for CSA prevention education for children. It includes recommendations about the design and delivery of programs for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary school...

Effective interventions to reduce suicidal thoughts and behaviours among children in contact with child protection and out-of-home care systems: a rapid evidence review

Suicide is the leading cause of death over the past six years in young people generally, and it has increased across every state and jurisdiction. The aim of this rapid evidence review is to outline the role played by involvement in the child protection system—including...