This short article outlines how out-of-home care caseworkers can support contact between children and their birth families during social restrictions.
This webinar explored the potential impact of COVID-19 on young care leavers, and strategies to strengthen their social and emotional wellbeing.
‘Crossover kids’: Vulnerable children in the youth justice system - Report 2: Children at the intersection of Child Protection and Youth Justice across Victoria
This report examines 'crossover kids': children with involvement in both the criminal justice system and the child protection system.
This report highlights best practice principles for safeguarding children in residential care and youth justice.
Relationship-based practice and service system expertise to support young people transitioning from out-of-home care in Victoria
This report presents evaluation findings of an out-of-home care transition program from the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
This report presents key statistics on the number of children and young people involved with child protection services during 2018/19.
This report reviews the development and outcomes of a trial scheme to visit 100 children living in residential care in South Australia.
This report highlights the challenges and rewards for young people providing kinship care.
Reading and numeracy attainment of children reported to child protection services: A population record linkage study controlling for other adversities
This study finds that children with child protection reports were more likely to attain below average educational outcomes.
This framework aims to reduce the unnecessary and inappropriate contact of young people in residential care with the criminal justice system.