Child maltreatment is a pervasive issue that casts a long, dark shadow over the lives of countless young Australians. It’s a problem that transcends social, economic, and cultural boundaries, leaving a lasting impact on victims and society as a whole.
Category: Prevention & Strengthening
While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go.
While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go, parents must be afforded the same right.
Recently the child protection system in Victoria was thrown into the spotlight once again, for all the wrong reasons.
Young people who are involved in the youth justice system in the ACT are at risk of falling through the cracks as the ACT Government fails to invest in early intervention service.
Families in the Brimbank Melton community will receive individual support making it easier for them to access services specific to their needs.
1 in 3 women globally experience violence, sadly a number that has remained largely unchanged over the past decade.
OzChild is celebrating the commitment of the Victorian Government to fund its evidence-based program, Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare (FFT-CW) program.
With the end of innovation funding and a NSW Government commissioned evaluation not yet complete, the team is uncertain if it can continue its vital work beyond 30 June 2021.
Multisystemic Therapy is the only treatment approach to demonstrate long-term reductions in re-arrest and placement in custody through randomised clinical trials with this target population.
A whole family approach to youth justice aimed at reducing reoffending
has been launched by OzChild in the ACT.
Today’s report released by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) makes a strong economic case for long-term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent children entering out-of-home care (OOHC) in Victoria.
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