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Settlement outcomes of humanitarian youth and active citizenship: Economic participation, social participation and personal wellbeing
This research summary reports on how young people aged 15-25 years old from humanitarian backgrounds are settling in Australia.
A four-guide series on developmental differences intended for professionals supporting vulnerable children and their families.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Emotional dysregulation (practice guide 1 of 4)
The focus of this resource is emotional dysregulation; which may put a child at increased risk of social and emotional difficulties over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Diminished social reward (practice guide 2 of 4)
This resource focuses on diminished response to social reward; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of developing depression over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Difficulty with executive functioning (practice guide 3 of 4)
A resource on difficulty with executive functioning; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of learning and behavioural issues over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Threat bias (practice guide 4 of 4)
This series of practitioner resources describes four areas of developmental difference and outlines principles for supporting affected children.
We celebrate 100 issues of Family Matters by looking back on some of the important research completed by the Institute over the years and looking forward - presenting some current research focused on issues that matter to families and communities today.
Beyond 18: The Longitudinal Study on Leaving Care: Wave 1 Research Report: Transition planning and preparation
This Research Report focuses on the factors associated with successful transitions from out-of-home care.
This report is aimed at providing a better understanding of the needs of the carers of children who are living in out-of-home care in Australia.