child behaviour

Connection to school can be a lifesaver for marginalised kids
Connection to school can be a lifesaver for marginalised kids July 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

National Children’s Commissioner from the Australian Human Rights Commission, Megan Mitchell says children’s sense of connection to a nurturing school community can offer protection from risky adolescent behaviours. In a speech to be presented by UniSA’s Hawke Centre to launch ... Read More »

Benefits of cultural diversity programs
Benefits of cultural diversity programs July 9, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A University of Melbourne survey funded by VicHealth has found one in five primary and high school students said they were daily targets of racism at school. It also found the levels of racism may be much higher, as many ... Read More »

Families can play key role against bullying
Families can play key role against bullying July 7, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland study has shown that families can be more effective in protecting children from bullying than school-based strategies alone. The findings, to be published in the journal Behavior Therapy, show that parents can actively help their children ... Read More »

Family violence leaves genetic imprint on children
Family violence leaves genetic imprint on children July 3, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new Tulane University School of Medicine study finds that the more fractured families are by domestic violence or trauma, the more likely that children will bear the scars down to their DNA. Researchers discovered that children in homes affected ... Read More »

Project to help mother-daughter communication
Project to help mother-daughter communication June 26, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A University of the Sunshine Coast Psychology project aims to take the angst out of adolescence for mothers and daughters across the region. The latest stage of the Knowing You Knowing Me research project, which has been running for several ... Read More »

Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs
Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs June 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More Australians, particularly children and adolescents, are using psychotropic drugs, a University of Sydney study examining prescribing patterns shows. The study examined trends across a four-year period from the start of 2009. Its results show Australia has one of the ... Read More »

Pester power: Aussie parents fare best
Pester power: Aussie parents fare best June 17, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most mums and dads know the stress of pester power from their kids when shopping at the supermarket, but research shows Australian parents are doing a better job of saying ‘no’ than their counterparts abroad. Research from the University of ... Read More »

Gaming for good: Developing computer games with a sense of altruism
Gaming for good: Developing computer games with a sense of altruism June 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Melbourne-based community organisation is working with Deakin University Information Technology students to develop a new computer game that rewards altruistic ‘upstanding’ behaviour and helps develop conflict resolution and bullying prevention skills. Creating A Safe Supportive Environment’s (CASSE) ‘Peaceful Schools ... Read More »

Intervening early crucial to reducing self-harm
Intervening early crucial to reducing self-harm June 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

headspace says early identification and intervention is key to reducing self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young people. In its submission to the national review into the topic, headspace makes a number of recommendations that aim to increase timely access to ... Read More »

Hundreds of Queenslanders seek parenting help
Hundreds of Queenslanders seek parenting help June 1, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Queensland parents of children with a disability are the first in the world to benefit from a parenting intervention designed to reduce child behaviour problems across the state. So far, 350 Queensland parents have received parenting skills training through The ... Read More »







 
 
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