Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
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A glossary of common terms used within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
10 positive actions a parent can take if they learn their child is bullying others
This paper provides background information about children who bully.
This guide aims to provide practitioners and other professionals with information on school bullying and ways to work with a child who is bullying.
A guide to help parents recognise the signs that their child might be bullying others, and provide ways to constructively address the behaviour