Trauma

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Trauma care
Trauma-informed practice


Report

Connecting the dots: understanding the domestic and family violence experiences of children and young people with disability within and across sectors - final report

This report presents the findings from research that aimed to provide new knowledge on the nature and extent of domestic and family violence experienced by children with disability (0 to 18 years), and the experiences of children and young people with disability (8 to 24...
Journal article

The significance of the father-daughter relationship to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa: a hermeneutic phenomenological study

Bulimia nervosa (BN) is a highly researched eating disorder, yet real world recovery rates remain poor and incidence continues to rise. This study provides a focused exploration of the father-daughter relationship where BN emerges, in order to explore this relationship’s significance to the aetiology of...
Report

Adverse childhood experiences and trauma among young people in the youth justice system

This report examines the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences in a representative sample of young people under youth justice supervision in South Australia.
Journal article

Prevalence and factors associated with suicidal ideation among adult Eritrean refugees in Northern Ethiopia

The present study assessed the prevalence of and factor associated with suicidal ideations among adult Eritrean refugees in Tigray, Ethiopia. Methods: A community-based cross-sectional study was carried out among 400 adult refugees living in the Mai-Aini refugee camp in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia from September 2019...

Evaluation

“It’s good to know each other, to be Kungas” final report

This is an evaluation report produced on behalf of the Kunga Stopping Violence Program (KSVP), a throughcare program supporting Aboriginal women who have been incarcerated in the Alice Springs Correctional Centre for an alleged violent offence. It replaces an earlier interim report, published August 2020.
Evaluation

Summative evaluation of the national Indigenous critical response service: final report

This report is an evaluation of the development and implementation of the National Indigenous Crisis Response Service, providing support for individuals and families who have experienced a suicide or other traumatic event in their family network.
Journal article

Trauma and violence informed care through decolonising interagency partnerships: a complexity case study of Waminda’s model of systemic decolonisation

This journal article is a nested case study describing a decolonisation approach to health and social services implemented by Waminda South Coast Women’s Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation.
Evaluation

“It’s good to know each other, to be Kungas” interim report

This is an interim evaluation report produced on behalf of the Kunga Stopping Violence Program (KVSP), a throughcare program supporting Aboriginal women who have been incarcerated in the Alice Springs Correctional Centre for an alleged violent offence. It outlines the initial findings of a broader...
Briefing paper

Violence against women and mental health

This paper provides a synthesis of ANROWS’s research on violence against women and mental health, examining the way that mental health intersects with trauma, complex trauma, disability, coercive control, access to justice and parenting. It is is designed for policymakers and practitioners engaging with women...
Strategy

Framework to reduce criminalisation of young people in residential care

This framework aims to reduce the unnecessary and inappropriate contact of young people in residential care with the criminal justice system. The framework establishes a commitment across state government departments, Victoria Police and residential care service providers.
Briefing paper

Road to recovery: responding to children’s mental health in conflict

This briefing paper reveals new data which shows millions of children living in war zones or forced to flee as refugees will require support to address mental illness caused by war. At least 24 million children require some form of mental health support to deal...
Guide

Integrated prevention and response to violence, abuse and neglect: framework

This framework outlines the vision, guiding principles, objectives and strategic priorities to strengthen NSW Health response to violence, abuse and neglect. It is underpinned by a comprehensive evidence base and was developed through a co-design process with extensive consultation​.​​​​​
Report

Evaluation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse teen and youth mental health first aid

This project reports on the evaluation of the teen and Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programs that were developed and delivered to be responsive to youth from CALD background. In addition to resettlement challenges such as discrimination, low English proficiency and acculturation, exposure to...
Report

Intimate partner sexual violence: research synthesis

This paper provides a synthesis of the evidence on IPSV, examining its characteristics, current service responses and prevention activities. It includes recommendations for policy and practice.
Report

The voices of central Bougainville’s unheard veterans

Nearly two decades since the Bougainville Peace Agreement ended almost a decade of violent conflict, there has been significant progress towards peace. But legacies of the conflict still present challenges for former combatants and the communities they live in.
Literature review

Community-based mental health and wellbeing support for refugees

This Evidence Check was commissioned by the NSW Ministry of Health to provide a summary of evidence from Australia and other countries related to the effectiveness and appropriateness of community-based psychosocial support services and programs for refugees and asylum seekers.
Report

Youth justice report: consultation with young people in out-of-home care about their experiences with police, courts and detention

This report presents findings from interviews with 148 young people who have been in out-of-home care and their experiences with the youth justice system, either as an offender, because they had been reported as missing or as a victim of crime. It recommends adopting a...
Report

The prevalence of Acquired Brain Injury among victims and perpetrators of family violence

This research was part of the implementation of Recommendation 171 of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence; “The Victorian government fund research into the prevalence of acquired brain injury among family violence victims and perpetrators.”
Report

Preventing sexual violence against young women from African backgrounds

This exploratory study investigated the understanding and experiences of sexual coercion and violence by young women from African refugee and migrant backgrounds.
Journal article

Neuroimaging of sport concussion: persistent alterations in brain structure and function at medical clearance

This study presents the first evidence of altered brain structure and function at the time of medical clearance to return-to-play (RTP), with greater changes in brain function for athletes with a longer recovery time.
Report

Women’s input into a trauma-informed systems model of care in health settings: the WITH study - final report

The With Study - Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings - was commissioned by ANROWS to understand how to promote a trauma-informed organisational model of care, responsive to women and practitioners, and embed it into the complex system of...
Discussion paper

Principles of trauma-informed approaches to child sexual abuse: a discussion paper

This discussion paper has been published by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It examines the growing interest in trauma-informed care and the implementation of trauma-informed approaches to support survivors of trauma, including survivors of child sexual abuse.
Guide

Establishing the connection: guidelines

These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug (AOD) sectors in Victoria to support shared clients who experience both sexual assault trauma and substance use issues.
Report

Optimising return to work practices following catastrophic injury

This paper aims to enhance understanding of the features of optimal return to work practices following traumatic brain and spinal cord injury and identify barriers and facilitators to their implementation.
Journal article

Traumatic brain injury: support for injured people and their carers

This report provides a summary of the available evidence for assessing traumatic brain injury (TBI) and managing the common mental health, physical and cognitive/behavioural issues associated with TBI.