A promising model for capacity-building partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and non-Indigenous services
Margaret Cargo and Lisa Warner discuss the "realist" approach used to evaluate the Aboriginal Parental Engagement Program (APEP).
The latest approaches to healing intergenerational trauma experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people
Indigenous children continue to experience poorer health and developmental outcomes compared to non-Indigenous children. Understanding what might be contributing to these different outcomes is essential for the development of possible solutions to reduce this “gap”.
While the concept of healing trauma experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander young people has gained impetus, and the need to address intergenerational trauma is increasingly being acknowledged, the task of improving the wellbeing of those affected is complex and challenging. It requires time, resources and commitment.
Responding to Child Sexual Assault in Aboriginal Communities: A report under Part 6A of the Community Services (Complaints, Reviews and Monitoring) Act 1993
The NSW Ombudsman has conducted an audit of the NSW Interagency Plan to Tackle Child Sexual Assault in Aboriginal communities.
This webinar, jointly presented by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and the CFCA information exchange in February 2013, covered Australia's family leave policy history, the social context, family models in Australia and a review of international paternity leave policies and practices.
The consequences and magnitude of violence against children cannot be fully understood without quality research. Yet research on violence is sensitive - and particularly so when it involves child participation.
On Monday 12th November 2012, Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced she would recommend to the Governor General to establish a Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia.
Leaving care is a major life transition that involves high levels of anxiety and complexity for the young people involved. The process is made more difficult when young people transitioning from Out-of-Home Care (OOHC) services are also involved in the juvenile justice system.