Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
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Intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities: Scoping review of issues and service responses
This paper looks at intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and how service providers can provide appropriate support.
An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
This paper presents an overview of the effects of domestic and family violence on children, and outlines a range of evidence-based responses
An overview of the issues unique to domestic and family violence in regional, rural and remote communities
Domestic and family violence in pregnancy and early parenthood : Overview and emerging interventions
Describes the issues relevant to understanding domestic and family violence during pregnancy and outlines implications for practice
Intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities: Key issues
Outlines the issues around intimate partner violence in LGBTIQ communities and describes implications for practice
This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area