This paper provides an update on developments in therapeutic residential care and touches on issues that should form the focus of future research.
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This paper presents a review of available literature on problem sexual behaviours and sexually abusive behaviours exhibited in young people.
A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
Examines various aspects of supervision in work with adolescents, and provides tools to assist professionals and stimulate discussion
An overview of key statistics and research findings to assist professionals working with parents of teens and tweens
An overview of the possible effects and adverse consequences of child abuse and neglect for children and adolescents
An overview of the innovative use of technology in service delivery for organisations working with families, children and young people.
This paper looks at the risk factors associated with young people exiting the education system prematurely, particularly in a family context
Examines the importance of listening to the perspectives of young people on their experiences of parental separation.