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 placement of kids, please click the link. 

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    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day

    On Thursday 4th August, we join Australia in celebrating Children's Day.  We all belong, my country, our country

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    "Empowering Indigenous communities to prevent child abuse and neglect"

    Prof Fiona Arney & A/Prof Alwin Chong discuss this and more in 'The Conversation'.

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    Crucial resources for dealing with child sexual abuse

    Click our 'Resources' section to learn more about these key updated and comprehensive books authored by an adult survivor.

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    Watch Director explain the role of an SA Children's Commissioner

    Prof Fiona Arney and the National Children's Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, discuss with students.

    Watch online here
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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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