An overview of the possible effects and adverse consequences of child abuse and neglect for children and adolescents
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An overview of the potential long-term effects of child abuse and neglect that can extend into adulthood for survivors
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
Outlines the research into a history of child sexual abuse can influence men's perceptions and experience of fatherhood.
Interagency collaboration: Part A. What is it, what does it look like, when is it needed and what supports it?
Looks at what collaboration is, the benefits and risks and when it is likely to be most effective.
Interagency collaboration: Part B. Does collaboration benefit children and families? Exploring the evidence
Investigates the relationship between collaboration and improved outcomes for children and families.
The purpose of this audit is to identify, describe and disseminate information about Australian research projects undertaken during 1995-2010
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