teen safety

Young players can benefit from head trauma education
Young players can benefit from head trauma education June 28, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A team from The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research is investigating the short-term links between head trauma and depression in young football players, in the hope of developing avenues for self-reflection and education about this issue ... Read More »

Investing in adolescent health and wellbeing
Investing in adolescent health and wellbeing June 6, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A leading Australian youth health expert will chair a major new Lancet Commission on adolescent health and wellbeing, launched in London on May 10. University of Melbourne Professor George Patton, head of the Centre for Adolescent Health at the Murdoch Children’s Research ... Read More »

Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed?
Bullying in schools: how well is it being addressed? May 14, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The prevalence of school bullying has reduced in recent years and schools are responding positively to the problem, but a report from the University of South Australia reveals it remains a serious issue and more work is needed at a ... Read More »

New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones
New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones April 24, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A Queensland University of Technology researcher believes taking a positive and even humorous approach to road safety ads could be the key to reducing the number of young drivers who use their smartphones behind the wheel. Cassandra Gauld, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope April 17, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »

Number of at-risk adolescents using methamphetamines doubles in five years
Number of at-risk adolescents using methamphetamines doubles in five years March 20, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The number of at-risk adolescents in drug and alcohol treatment programs who reported taking methamphetamines doubled in the five years to 2014, new research shows. Almost 60% of young people entering rehab at the Ted Noffs Foundation residential drug and ... Read More »

Quad bike fatalities prompt safety recommendations
Quad bike fatalities prompt safety recommendations February 23, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian farmers are being urged to replace their quad bikes with safer alternatives, to prevent children under the age of 16 from riding them, and to wear helmets – all in the hopes of reducing the alarming number of quad ... Read More »

Dealing with online and offline bullying
Dealing with online and offline bullying November 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Bullying is an ongoing attempt to intimidate, hurt, belittle and isolate the individual or group. Children who are more likely to bully others often experience power imbalances and aggression from those closest to them. Bullying is difficult to ... Read More »

New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people
New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people October 21, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The release of a new series of ‘dynamic data displays’ from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) will better allow governments, decision makers, and members of the public to understand and track Australia’s progress in keeping children and ... Read More »

What do children and young people have to say about safety in institutions?
What do children and young people have to say about safety in institutions? September 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Adults in institutions have continually failed children and young people. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is charged with understanding these historical failures. It has become clear throughout the hearings that those who experienced child sexual ... Read More »







 
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