Rosemary Sheehan


'Crossover kids': Offending by child protection-involved youth

The over-representation of children from child protection backgrounds in the youth justice system is a significant and longstanding concern. This report presents selected findings of a detailed case file audit of 300 crossover children appearing before the Victorian Children’s Court in 2016–17.
Technical report

Cross-over kids: effective responses to children and young people in the youth justice and statutory Child Protection systems

This study is a collaboration between Monash University and the Children’s Court of Victoria. The study set out to examine the extent to which children and young people before the Criminal Division of the Victorian Children’s Court were also clients of the statutory Child Protection...