News & journals

20
Aug
2015
Source: University of Washington

“They were just as able as other children to modulate their emotional responses when they were taught strategies for doing so,” said study’s lead author. “That’s very encouraging.”

20
Aug
2015
Source: The Age

Commissioner for Children and Young People Bernie Geary's inquiry finds reports that child sexual abuse is rife in Victoria's residential care units.

17
Aug
2015
Source: ScienceDaily

Adversity during the first six years of life was associated with higher levels of childhood internalizing symptoms, such as depression and anxiety, in a group of boys, as well as altered brain structure in late adolescence between the ages of 18 and 21, study finds.

16
Aug
2015
Source: Brsibane Times

Changes to the ACT government's childhood out-of-home care policies will this month see the first external tender awarded, coming six months into the roll-out of the innovative child-health passport. 

14
Aug
2015
Source: ABC 91.7

Surviving domestic violence has inspired one young Gold Coast woman to help teach other young people to identify and stand up to it in their own lives.

13
Aug
2015
Source: The Conversation

This article argues key problems with not calling these images what they are - online child abuse material, or child exploitation material.

12
Aug
2015
Source: Medical Daily

Certain patterns of behavior for abused children may be a predictor of later crime, a study suggests.

12
Aug
2015
Source: The Conversation

Some recommendations on how the  health system can play a vital role in ensuring appropriate first-line response to victims of family violence.

11
Aug
2015
Source: Canberra Times

The government agreed to all 33 recommendations from the April Domestic and Family Violence, including Sexual Assault, in the ACT report in some form, acknowledging the impact of the issue on women and children.

08
Aug
2015
Source: Canberra Times

Frontline domestic violence workers in the ACT will be trained to protect women and their children whose violent ex-partners have used technology to stalk, intimidate and harass them.

08
Aug
2015
Source: ABC News

Doctoral research investigates the psychotherapeutic needs of men and boys who have been sexually abused by their biological mother.

07
Aug
2015
Source: Child Abuse & Neglect

"This study examines whether the items from the original Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) scale can be improved in their prediction of health outcomes by adding some additional widely recognized childhood adversities"

06
Aug
2015
Source: ScienceDaily

Canadian study findings show odds of ulcerative colitis were more than two times higher for adults who reported being exposed to childhood physical or sexual abuse.

05
Aug
2015
Source: Herald Sun

Child advocates have slammed a parliamentary report investigating a proposed change to controversial child protection laws in Victoria.

03
Aug
2015
Source: The Conversation

"There is bullying at all schools. A number of factors impact a child’s risk of being targeted for bullying. These include school management, the child’s social and emotional skills, support from friends and the parenting they receive."

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