This article explores what’s known about the complex relationship between child maltreatment and youth offending.
Multiple and complex needs
Cathie Valentine discusses the need for collaboration between researchers and practitioners to help overcome complex problems affecting families.
This report from the Salvation Army finds that food security, mental health, and financial difficulties are daily challenges for many of its clients.
Event date: 26 July 2017, South Perth, WA.
Report - Interim report: Royal Commission into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory
This interim report outlines the actions taken, observations made and future directions planned for the Royal Commission.
This AIHW report finds that the number of young people under youth justice supervision in Australia has declined.
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
The Australian Children's Contact Services Association calls for the regulation of all CCSs in order to protect vulnerable family members.