Deb Duthie, Sharon Steinhauer, Catherine Twinn, Vincent Steinhauer, Bob Lonne - Re-Visioning Public Health Approaches for Protecting Children 27 Apr 2019
This chapter from the book Re-Visioning Public Health Approaches for Protecting Children critiques historical and contemporary child protection approaches that are viewed as replicating the colonialist practices of child removal and destruction of families/parenting and communities. Using Australia and Canada as examples, it focuses upon three different sources of the disadvantage and distress that Indigenous communities typically experience: the impacts of Colonisation; intergenerational trauma; and the ongoing social, economic, legal and political inequalities that stem from deep-seated inequity.
Maria Harries and Melissa O’Donnell - Re-Visioning Public Health Approaches for Protecting Children27 Apr 2019
In this chapter from the book Re-Visioning Public Health Approaches for Protecting Children, the authors critically examine the practical and organisational issues as well as the ideational and procedural ones that challenge policy makers, leaders and those delivering services as they attempt to re-focus child protection service delivery toward earlier intervention and prevention within a public health framework.
Frank Golding & Jacqueline Z. Wilson - Children’s Voices from the Past24 Apr 2019
This chapter summarises a case that goes beyond traditional welfare archives to reveal a story of multi-generational welfare custody, exemplifying the historic ideology underpinning child welfare in Victoria, Australia.
Larissa Rossen, Stacy Tzoumakis, Maina Kariuki, Kristin R. Laurens, Merran Butler, Marilyn Chilvers, Felicity Harris, Vaughan J. Carr, Melissa J. Green - Child Abuse & Neglect23 Apr 2019
This study examined associations between early developmental vulnerabilities and (1) the highest level of child protection response (where out-of-home care was deemed the highest response among other types of reports/responses), and (2) the developmental timing of the first child protection report.
This podcast episode by Tiny Spark explores how the surge in orphanage volunteers may lead to child trafficking and asks who is benefitting from these experiences: vulnerable children or foreign volunteers?