Australian Centre for Child Protection

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    You're invited! child protection practitioners are invited to participate in key research

    If you are or have been involved in decision making about the placement of children in care you are invited to participate in this pioneering research study.

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    Child neglect in the news: increasing rates and profound long-term consequences of untreated neglect

    Prof Fiona Arney was interviewed by ABC, discussing the 'neglect of neglect' and long-term problems linked to child neglect.

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    Our Ambassador Aunt Sue Blacklock calls for more kinship carers, warning of another stolen generation

    Aboriginal Elder and Inaugural Ambassador for the Centre, Aunt Sue Blacklock discusses in key article.

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    PhD student Rosemaria Flaherty discusses potential legislation

    Legislation before SA parliament calls for parents convicted of killing, seriously harming or endangering a child to automatically have future children removed from them at birth. Is this an ideal approach?

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

    Promoting professional collaboration & alignment

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    Research featured as 'Top Read Article'

    Dr James Herbert, ACCP Research Fellow, has had his research featured as a 'Top Read' article in leading Evaluation Review journal. His article is titled 'Researching Evaluation Influence: A review of the literature'.

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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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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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