Michael Tarren-Sweeney - Developmental Child Welfare27 Feb 2019
The present article reports findings of a narrative review of self- and carer-report mental health data that addressed the research question: Do adolescents who reside in statutory out-of-home care (OOHC) systematically underreport their mental health difficulties in population studies?
Emily Keddell, Ian Hyslop - Child & Family Social Work15 Jan 2019
Indigenous children have a long history of overrepresentation in child protection systems. This exploratory, mixed methods study examined practitioner perceptions of risk in response to client ethnic group.
A New Zealand-based volunteer tourism company, International Volunteer HQ, will begin phasing out volunteer placements in overseas orphanages due to concerns of child exploitation, according to this article and accompanying video from 1 News.
Anne Lorraine Scott, Kelly Pope, Donald Quick, Bella Aitken, Adele Parkinson - Children and Youth Services Review13 Feb 2018
This paper analyzes the perspectives of eleven social workers doing child protection work and examines the accounts of thirteen parents living with mental illness or addiction who have been involved in child custody investigations in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Fiona Cram, Min Vette, Moira Wilson, Rhema Vaithianathan, Tim Maloney, and Sarah Baird - New Zealand Council for Educational Research1 Jan 2018
This article explores how an approach based on he awa whiria can work in practice in the examination of the efficacy for Māori whānau (families) of the government’s intensive home-visiting programme, Family Start.