An overview of the risk and protective factors for child abuse and neglect in families
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Outlines the different approaches and instruments used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment
Rarely an isolated incident: Acknowledging the interrelatedness of child maltreatment, victimisation and trauma
Experiences of child maltreatment are rarely isolated incidents; different forms of abuse often co-occur, and trauma often develops over time
This paper reviews recent Australian and international research on the long-term effects of child sexual abuse
In this paper, we look at the issues facing those responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children in the context of parental separation.
Produced by the National Child Protection Clearinghouse
Explores the issues involved in applying a public health approach together with a human rights perspective to healing and protecting infants.
Examines the effects of child sexual abuse on social, sexual and interpersonal functioning, and its role in the broader aspects of mental health.
Examines the relationship between children with disabilities and parents with disabilities, and the potential for child maltreatment.