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Kerry Lewig

Alternate Name:
Kerry A. Lewig
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Caring for our frontline child protection workforce

The aim of this paper is to offer some guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature.
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Caring for our frontline child protection workforce

Frontline child protection work is highly stressful, emotionally taxing and, at times, can result in secondary trauma. Additionally, statutory child protection organisations consistently experience high turnover and staff shortages, creating adverse workplace cultures and extra stress for their workforce. Consequently, there is a growing recognition...
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The implementation of recommendations made by independent child protection inquiries in South Australia

In 2015, the Australian Centre for Child Protection was funded by the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission to conduct a review of the implementation of recommendations made by previous independent child protection inquiries that have been conducted in South Australia. To date, four independent child...
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Working together: multi-agency collaboration and child protection on Anangu Pitantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands

The South Australian Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) commissioned this report from the Australian Centre for Child Protection in 2008 in response to recommendations made by the Honourable E.P. Mullighan QC in his Commission of Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the Anangu...
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Research use in the Australian child and family welfare sector

The aim of the report’s authors was to bridge the gulf between knowledge and action, especially with reference to the Australian child welfare sector. Research evidence can powerfully inform policy and practice. Too often, however, this is not the case.