This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
Multiple and complex needs
The Australian Children's Contact Services Association calls for the regulation of all CCSs in order to protect vulnerable family members.
This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area
Belinda Mawhinney describes how health services can be better supported in their work with children and young people at risk of harm.
Rarely an isolated incident: Acknowledging the interrelatedness of child maltreatment, victimisation and trauma
This paper provides practitioners, policy-makers and researchers with an overview of a number of influential recent approaches to conceptualising, recognising and responding to the complexity of child maltreatment and trauma.
Therapeutic residential care is becoming an increasingly relevant out-of-home care option for children and young people with multiple and complex needs.
This webinar described how The Benevolent Society applies the Resilience Practice Framework to their intensive family support programs.
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training
Planning for safety with at-risk families: Resource guide for workers in intensive home-based family support programs
A guide for practitioners on assisting their clients to develop and implement a safety plan
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.