Australian Centre for Child Protection

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    National Youth Week 2015, 'It Starts With Us'

    The Australian Centre for Child Protection is celebrating National Youth Week 2015 - the largest celebration of young people in Australia.

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    Developing national interdisciplinary educational framework for professionals working with children in early years

    Promoting professional collaboration & alignment

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    Watch our Director explain the role of an South Australian Children's Commissioner

      Our Director, Professor Fiona Arney, and the National Children's Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, outlines this role with students.

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    National Close the Gap Day 2015

    On Thursday 19 March we celebrate Close the Gap Day and strengthen our aim to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children.

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    Centre's all-female leadership team in the spotlight for International Women's Day

    A team of highly qualified women are our trailblazing leadership team. Read about this and how we are helping women in their capacity as mothers.

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    Child Aware Local Communities - new eLearning courses

    Now available! 'Child Aware Supervision' - eLearning Course provides training for supervisors to grow capacity for child and family-sensitive practices.

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    Centre provides expert comment on Aboriginal children in out of home care

    Director Fiona Arney provides expert media commentary on upcoming SA Royal Commission into the safety of at risk children, stating it requires a focus on Aboriginal children

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    Director wins key Researcher Achievement Award

    Prof Fiona Arney was recently awarded the Mid-Career Researcher award in recognition of her stellar research career and innumerable contributions to child protection research, policy and practice.

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Driving innovation in child protection policy and practice

The Australian Centre for Child Protection is dedicated to research that focuses on practical tools and techniques that benefit front-line staff in child and family protective services so that they can truly help children and families.


Areas of study and research

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