Australian Centre for Child Protection

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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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    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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    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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    Director Fiona Arney is interviewed on Radio Adelaide about Indigenous children in out-of-home care

    She says the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child placement policy is aimed at keeping children with their families, yet adherence to the policy is only at 15%.

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    Congratulations to our Early Career Researchers!

    Congratulations to Dr Mary Salveron and Dr James Herbert for winning the Early Career Researcher Networking Award! Mary also won the competitive Ian Potter Travel Grant.

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    Award-winning team!

    The Australian Centre for Child Protection's Professional staff were recently awarded the 2014 Team Work Award for their collaborative work undertaken together with practice and policy staff to build the Centre's national and international profile.

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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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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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