This paper explores the development of the collective impact framework and its ability to create population-level change on complex social issues.
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Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.
This paper explores how insights from the field of community capacity-building can improve child welfare practice and policy in Australia.
Safe and supportive Indigenous families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for Indigenous children in Australia.
Safe and supportive families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for children in Australia.
Investigates issues relating to evaluating whole-of-community initiatives.
This NCPC Issues paper examines evidence for the impact of media-based social marketing campaigns.
The merits of using mass media to advocate for children's rights, and raise awareness of and prevent child abuse.
Review of theoretical constructs relating to child abuse prevention, health promotion strategies and the development of healthy communities.