Australian Centre for Child Protection

  • NAPCAN Play your part awards2017

    Supporting National Child Protection Week

    Prevention: The key to addressing child abuse and neglect

    Expert Panel Forum

    Wednesday 6 Sept 2017

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  • 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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    Multiagency Investigation and Response Team (MIST) evaluation

    New research from Dr James Herbert highlights the benefits of cross-agency responses to child protection

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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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  • 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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  • Our leadership team

    Learn more about us

    Hear from our Co-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.

Analysis & Policy Observatory

ACCP is collaborating with Analysis & Policy Observatory (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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