The National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009-2020 is a substantial investment in protecting Australia's children from child abuse and neglect.
Early and middle childhood
Social and emotional outcomes of young Australian children from Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Evidence from developed countries suggests that young children from Indigenous and cultural and linguistic diversity (CALD) backgrounds experience poorer health and wellbeing outcomes compared to their peers.
A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.
A review of research regarding children's transition from home, to early childhood education and care services and then to school.
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.
Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers
Collecting data from parents and children for the purpose of evaluation: Issues for child and family services in disadvantaged communities
An outline of the challenges child and family services face when collecting data directly from parents and children for evaluation
Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
This Practice Sheet explores the methods for developing the capacity of professionals through post qualification development and training.