We highlight some of the key findings of a recent report that examined the mental health of child protection practitioners in Victoria.
Mental health and illness
This report sets out an economic case for investing in Victoria's mental health.
This study systematically reviews the use and impact of protection orders in response to domestic violence.
This report identifies a need for policy and funding discussions to promote and improve the mental health of children and the adults they become.
Survey – Strengthening parenting partnerships during pregnancy and the early years: An online survey of parents’ relationship experiences, support needs and preferences
The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute seeks parents of children aged 0–5 years to participate in an online survey.
This short article discusses key findings of a Baptcare study report that explored the experiences and impacts of family violence in kinship care.
This report and guide from the Victorian Ombudsman provides guidance for public sector complaint handlers dealing with challenging behaviour.
A four-guide series on developmental differences intended for professionals supporting vulnerable children and their families.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Emotional dysregulation (practice guide 1 of 4)
The focus of this resource is emotional dysregulation; which may put a child at increased risk of social and emotional difficulties over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Diminished social reward (practice guide 2 of 4)
This resource focuses on diminished response to social reward; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of developing depression over time.