Focus with Jessica Strutt - ABC Radio Perth5 Dec 2018
In this radio episode from Focus, Australian Senator Linda Reynolds and Dr Fiona McGaughey, Co-convenor UWA Modern Slavery Research Network discuss the recent passage of Australia's Modern Slavery Act, which includes a recognition of orphanage trafficking as a form of modern slavery.
Jennifer Werdenberg, et al - BMC Health Services Research4 Dec 2018
The All Babies Count (ABC) initiative was a comprehensive health systems strengthening intervention designed to improve neonatal care in rural public facilities. This article describes ABC implementation outcomes, including development of a quality improvement (QI) change package.
Jennifer S. Hermann, MN, Robin M. Featherstone, MLIS, Margaret L. Russell, PhD, Shannon E. MacDonald, PhD - American Journal of Preventive Medicine4 Dec 2018
The purpose of this systematic review was to assess current knowledge regarding immunization coverage levels for children in the child welfare system and to determine barriers and supports to them utilizing immunization services.
Spencer L. James & Jini L. Roby - Children and Youth Services Review3 Dec 2018
Using data from Ghana—a country that has initiated reintegration of children from residential care facilities, therefore providing a natural opportunity for comparative research—the authors of this study from the Children and Youth Services Review used hope, whether the child has been reunified with family/caregivers or remained in the care facility, and a statistical interaction of the two, along with controls, to predict the Child Status Index, an internationally-established measure of child wellbeing.
Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Jane Hall Fitz-Gibbon3 Dec 2018
Nurturing Strangers focuses on loving nonviolent re-parenting of children in foster care. This book is a jargon-free mix of narrative and real-life case studies, together with the theory and practice of nonviolence.
In this article, 10 Daily reporter, Viki Gerova, spoke to Rebecca Nhep, senior technical advisor for Better Care Network and co-founder of ReThink Orphanages, and others about the inclusion of orphanage trafficking in Australia's new Modern Slavery Act.
Changing the Way We Care and the Kenya Society of Care Leavers1 Dec 2018
This guidance was produced with the Kenya Society of Care Leavers to address how to best engage care leavers - who may have suffered personal trauma in their past and may not have an existing safety net to protect them, yet have a very important voice - in care reform.