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Using data to inform therapeutic responses to child sexual abuse

ACCP’s Deputy Director Amanda Paton and Senior Research Fellow Dr James Herbert recently explored how data can be used to inform therapeutic responses to child sexual abuse in a Child Family Community Australia webinar. Held on 24 November, the webinar had a high level of engagement, with participants learning what influences therapy engagement and completion following a disclosure of child sexual abuse and how data from research and practice can be used to inform program and service model design.

A recording and transcript of the webinar is available here, alongside key resources: Using data to inform therapeutic responses to child sexual abuse

ACCP Response to the National Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Child Sexual Abuse

27 October 2021 saw the launch of the National Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Child Sexual Abuse.
ACCP Deputy Director Tim Moore's The Conversation article, highlights its strengths, but also the need to work with survivors, children and young people to ensure it achieves it goals.

> Read more here


Protecting Children - ABC Radio Interview with Tim Moore

On 19 October, ACCP Deputy Director Associate Professor Tim Moore was interviewed by Sonya Fedlhoff on ABC Radio Adelaide in response to a new report on the needs of children and young people in the SA residential care and youth justice systems*. The discussion also included Penny Wright, of the Guardian for Children and Young People and Training Centre Visitor. Interview with Tim commences at 6mins 05sec into the recording.

> Play audio recording of interview
> *Download the report the interview is referring to "Six Month Snapshot of the South Australian Dual Involved Project: children and young people in South Australia’s child protection and youth justice systems"

Credit: Afternoons with Sonya Fedlhoff, ABC Radio Adelaide. 


Recognising excellence in child protection research in helping our most vulnerable

An Award for Excellence in Child Protection Research has been awarded to UniSA’s ACCP, for its leadership of child protection research across Australia and partnering with jurisdictions to support the design of evidence-based services.

> Read more here.


Tri-Peaks Webinar

ACCP's Director, Professor Leah Bromfield was the guest speaker for the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare's webinar in May 2021. The topic was "Rethinking the child protection system design assumptions for families with multiple and complex needs."
Watch the replay here.



Prof Leah Bromfield appointed Commissioner

As Director at the ACCP and as one of Australia’s foremost child protection researchers, Prof Leah Bromfield's latest appointment to the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings is both vital and deserved.
Read more here.

2020 SA Science and Innovation Excellence Awards - Innovator of the Year Finalist

The importance of Australian Centre for Child Protection's work is highlighted our #SAScienceAwards Innovator of the Year finalist video.

UniSA Video

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