Social Work - Research Publications
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Developing Practice Issue 40
(Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) and the NSW Family Services (FamS), 2014)
Problems in the system of mandatory reporting of children living with domestic violence
(eContent Management Pty Ltd, 2008)
Historically, the chasm between services for women and services for children has been problematised in the domestic and family violence arena. However, this paper argues that it is now equally, or more problematic, that ...
Talking to my mum: strengthening relationships between mothers and children in the aftermath of family violence
(Association of Childrens Welfare Agencies, 2007)
The evidence that children are at risk of harm when they live with family violence is remarkably consistent. No study suggests that there are not heightened risks and vulnerabilities to their safety and well-being (Hester ...
Domestic violence and substance use: overlapping issues in separate services?
The links between substance use and domestic violence are increasinglybeing noticed by services providing help to people with drug and alcoholproblems or to those affected by domestic violence. Questions are beingraised ...
Co-ordination Action on Human Rights Violations: The justice system as an arena for the protection of human rights forwomen and children experiencing violence and abuse. Final report
The Co-ordination Action on Human Rights Violations (CAHRV) addresses human rights violationsin the context of interpersonal relationships. CAHRV is a broad-based, collaboration betweenresearch institutions, policy networks, ...
Women’s mental health, family violence and the interface with children’s services
This record is the Power Point Presentation slides of "Women’s mental health, family violence and the interface with children’s services".
Social services responses: problems and possibilities
An overview of some of the issues that were arising in social services responses to domestic violence.
Domestic violence and the politics of trauma
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has had a chequered history in relation to gender-based violence and specifically domestic violence. There is evidence that a significant proportion of women who are abused suffer from ...
Domestic violence and child abuse
(Department for Education and Skills, 2006)
The risks of harm to children caused by domestic violence have now been recognised. An amendment to the definition of harm in the Children Act 1989 now includes ‘impairment suffered from seeing or hearing the ill treatment ...
Pride and prejudice: a snapshot of parents with disabilities experience of the child protection system in Victoria
The Disability, Parenting and the Law Project developed as a result of concerns expressed by parents with disabilities who came into contact with the Victorian child protection system. The Disability Discrimination Legal ...