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Introduction: This guide aims to support workers and agencies working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people who use alcohol and other drugs. It is the fourth in a series of ‘Good Practice Guides’ developed by Dovetail in its role of providing professional...
Snapshot 2013, the 11th in the Commission’s Snapshot series, draws together data from a wide range of sources to provide a contemporary representation of the health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people in Queensland. Where possible, data are supported by robust trend analyses...
The Commission has released the third in a series of reports detailing findings of its latest surveys of young people in residential care.
These are anonymous surveys of young people in residential care conducted across Queensland by the Commission on a regular basis as...
The aim, through collecting data, analysing it and converting it to evidence about outcomes, is to positively influence the service system, so that it is able to better meet the needs of the children and young people who depend on it.
Young people in...
This paper describes the adaptation of Key Performance Indicators outlined in the Australian Public Mental Health Service for a Remote Area Child and Youth Mental Health Service operating in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander settings.
Until relatively recently, Child and Youth Mental Health Services...
The role of social networking (including online websites and text messaging) and related cyber bullying in influencing the lives of young people is an emerging issue in Australia. Social networking provides an unprecedented form of communication access for young people. It is a largely unregulated...
Giving young people the opportunity to share their views and experiences of detention and the youth justice system, this survey considers matters that affect their safety and wellbeing.
The Commission’s latest survey shows that young people in Queensland’s youth detention centres are positive about...
This study explores how gender impacts self-confidence and career intentions in teenagers.
For young people with cognitive disability who live in regional Australia, very little is known about what helps and what hinders belonging and connection in their communities. This research addressed this gap in our knowledge by working collaboratively with young people.
This report into the use of force in Queensland's youth detention centres follows an investigation into six instances where young people sustained significant injuries.
The injuries experienced by the young people as a result of an application of use of force, ranged from fractures...