Australian Centre for Child Protection

  • Prof Fiona Arney

    Professor Arney Delivers UniSA's Inaugural Enterprising Partnerships Talk

    Professor Arney discusses ways in which Australia can lead child protection reform internationally.

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    Aboriginal Children in Out of Home Care

    Associate Prof Alwin Chong and Prof Fiona Arney discuss the failing to safeguard cultural connections for Aboriginal Children in Out of Home Care

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    Out of home care

    Dr Sara McLean presented the webinar, 'Children's attachment needs in the context of out-of- home care'

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    Key Centre Achievements

    Our new publication highlights key Centre achievements that have had a resounding impact on child protection policy and practice across the nation

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  • Interdisciplinary framework

    National interdisciplinary educational framework for professionals working with children in the early years

    Informing curriculum for the education of professionals

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    Child Aware Local Communities - new eLearning courses

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

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    Study with us

    We deliver strong career pathways for graduates and Honours students, offering unique and relevant opportunities for those seeking careers related to child protection policy and practice.

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    Learn more about us

    Hear from our Director about the Centre's exciting future directions, meet our team, hear from our supporters and partners, and explore our services.

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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.

Australian Policy Online

ACCP is collaborating with Australian Policy Online (APO) to make Child Protection Research more accessible to thousands of readers in government, NGOs, industry, education and the media.

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Areas of study and research

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