Tag: evidence-based programs

News, Prevention & Strengthening
A holistic approach to rising youth offending rates

Recent data reveals a troubling trend in youth crime, with the number of juvenile offenders in Australia rising for the first time in over a decade. The Australian Bureau of…

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
The Costs of Alternative Care Arrangements Cannot be Ignored. 

Opinion piece by Dr Lisa J. Griffiths  In addressing the profound challenges faced by our most vulnerable children and young people, relying on high-cost emergency accommodations (HCEA’s) such as hotels…

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
OzChild’s first Mockingbird Family Constellation

In Australia, there are approximately 9000 foster carers; this equates to roughly around 0.03% of our total population. That means that over 99% of the population has no idea what…

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Foster Care, News, Prevention & Strengthening
A Need for an Overhaul of Child Protection Laws

There have been recent calls for an immediate overhaul of the state’s child protection laws, with thousands of children having been removed from their families in Victoria with no hope…

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News
The Invisible Work of Female Carers: Addressing Economic Disadvantages

Achieving equity for female foster and kinship carers is not only a matter of social justice but also a pragmatic investment in the welfare of the children and young people they are caring for.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Building a Safer Future for Australian Children: Child Protection Week 2023

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.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
National Child Protection Week 2023

While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Let’s give parents a fair go too

While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go, parents must be afforded the same right.

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News, Prevention & Strengthening
Reimaging the Child Protection System

Recently the child protection system in Victoria was thrown into the spotlight once again, for all the wrong reasons.

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