The focus of AIFS research in the areas of child abuse and neglect is on protecting children from harm.
CFCA— Nov 2017
This paper outlines recent reforms to Australian child protection systems.
CFCA— Oct 2017
An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia.
This resource explores how an understanding of abuse and neglect of children with disability can assist in establishing child-safe organisations.
An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia.
CFCA— Sep 2017
Findings from the latest research on activities and strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities.
CFCA— May 2017
An overview of the risk and protective factors for child abuse and neglect in families.
CFCA— Apr 2017
Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
Reviews the emergence of trauma-informed care in Australia and overseas and how it is being implemented in practice.
CFCA— Aug 2016
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.
Examines the intersections between alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and sexual victimisation and trauma and their support sectors.
These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.
This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on the association between alcohol and drug use and sexual violence.
What are the conceptual, policy and practice challenges that the prevention of child sexual abuse presents?
This literature review examines best practice in family violence prevention, early intervention, and response strategies aimed at children aged 0-10.
Literature review on the profile of women offenders that presents an evidence-informed framework for supporting these women in correctional settings.
Reflections on Australia's efforts in primary prevention of violence against women and offers suggestions for the next steps to continue the momentum.
Reviews research on the link between alcohol and sexual assaults that are perpetrated in circumstances of socialising and sexual interactions
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