We compiled recent resources and short articles that explore the intersection between the child protection and youth justice systems in Australia.
Trauma, grief and loss
Introducing the National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health: A focus for all health and welfare practitioners
The National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health aims to build workforce capacity to better support children at risk of mental health conditions.
Self-determination and healing for intergenerational trauma were major themes of the SNAICC Conference held in Canberra, 12-14 September 2017.
This article examines the role of homelessness in the link between child maltreatment and youth offending.
Recent research highlights the importance of formal support services and informal social supports for refugee families resettling in Australia.
Tanya Ward argues that healthy and supportive relationships are often central to recovery from trauma.
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 and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
Dr Cathy Kezelman, President of Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA), discusses the experience of ASCA in developing resources to inform responses to complex trauma.
Child abuse and neglect is a social and public health problem, as well as a children's rights issue in Australia.