This paper presents a review of available literature on problem sexual behaviours and sexually abusive behaviours exhibited in young people.
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Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
A review of the research on the effectiveness of relationship education and counselling
An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
Review of kinship carer surveys to identify messages for policy and practice about the characteristics and support needs of kinship care families
Reviews recent research findings into couples in long-term relationships (married and de facto) that provide insight into the couple relationship.
An overview of the innovative use of technology in service delivery for organisations working with families, children and young people.
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training