Child & Family
Business resource - To access It's Your Business on the ADHC website visit https://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/sp/training_and_development/Its-your-business-resource
To access It's Your Business on the Industry Development Fund website visit http://idfnsw.org.au/corporate-governance
The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) has revealed more children than ever before who are at risk of significant harm (ROSH) have received a face-to-face assessment from a FACS caseworker.
- Child Deaths 2015 Annual Report
- Child Deaths 2014 Annual Report
- Child Deaths 2013 Annual Report
- Child Deaths 2012 Annual Report
- Child Deaths 2011 Annual Report
- Child Deaths 2010 Annual Report
- Literature Review - How Children Disclose Sexual Abuse
- Safe Sleeping: supporting parents to make safer choices when placing their baby to sleep
- Shining a light on good practice in NSW 2016
- Shining a light on good practice in NSW 2015
- Shining a light on good practice in NSW 2014
- Shining a light on good practice in NSW 2013
- Play Baby: free Playgroup NSW membership for parents of babies
- Collaboration hub to better support vulnerable children across Australia
This article explores the links between gender equality and violence against women, using the situation in Nordic countries as an example.
An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia
Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.
Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
Outlines the different approaches and instruments used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment
Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
A guide to the various child safety screening programs in each Australian state and territory
An overview of the statistics on child deaths resulting from abuse and neglect, and information on the recording of child deaths in Australia
This paper seeks to clarify what community engagement involves, and the role it can play in improving outcomes for children and families
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare | Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
28 October 2016 | This report presents information on young people aged 10–17 who were both in the child protection system and under youth justice supervision in 2014–15, demonstrating the insights that can be gained through data linkage.
Topics: Problem youth, Youth--Institutional care, Child welfare Read in browser »
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Children in care
CFCA has released a paper that provides a snapshot of the data on Australian children and young people who were in out-of-home-care during 2014-15. Some of the key challenges in providing a safe and stable care arrangement are also discussed. This report is held in conjunction with the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020.