Service system responses to children and young people in the statutory child protection system who have experienced or witnessed family violence
This project provides a picture of families in the child protection experiencing domestic and family violence issues, using a small sample of retrospective cases from a single region of Queensland and identifies opportunities and evidence designed to facilitate and improve collaboration and information sharing.
Indigenous youth justice programs evaluation
In this report, four programs that were already being implemented by states and territories and identified by them under the National Indigenous Law & Justice Framework as promising practice in diversion are examined. Executive summary Diversion from the youth justice system is a critical goal...
Developing a culture of evaluation and research
Increasingly, organisations are expected to demonstrate, and document, the differences their services are making for children, families and communities (McCoy, Rose, & Connolly, 2013; 2014). Evaluation and research helps to respond to this demand. Evidence gained through these activities helps to identify whether programs have...
Effective practices for service delivery coordination in Indigenous communities
This resource sheet explores what is known about service delivery coordination activities in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia. It examines the principles that underpin service delivery coordination efforts to improve the wellbeing of Indigenous Australians. Drawing on research, documented practice, and practitioner knowledge...