This paper reviews the research on whether some family structures expose children to a higher risk of child maltreatment than others
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Good and innovative practice in service delivery to vulnerable and disadvantaged families and children
This paper is an overview of an analysis of the Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Client Access Strategies
This paper explores the theoretical understandings of supervisory neglect and how these understandings might assist in delivering practical responses
Safe and supportive Indigenous families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for Indigenous children in Australia.
Outlines the research into a history of child sexual abuse can influence men's perceptions and experience of fatherhood.
Outlines definitions of cyberbullying, differences between cyberbullying and offline bullying, and parents' roles in dealing with cyberbullying.
A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.
Safe and supportive families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for children in Australia.
Investigates issues relating to evaluating whole-of-community initiatives.
In this Issues Paper, therapeutic residential care is described and contrasted with other models of out-of-home care.