teen safety

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 »

Keeping children safe
Keeping children safe September 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The “ASK-Young People” (ASK-YP) survey is part of a larger study exploring what children and young people aged 10 to 18 experience and think about safety in institutional contexts. The study has been commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional ... Read More »

Sport TV exposing children to thousands of alcohol-adverts per year
Sport TV exposing children to thousands of alcohol-adverts per year September 3, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from Monash University shows that children are being exposed to thousands of alcohol adverts when watching sport TV, questioning the effectiveness of advertising regulations designed to protect children. The study, published in the international journal PLOS ONE, found ... Read More »

Young drivers under the lens: could recording driver behaviour reduce road trauma?
Young drivers under the lens: could recording driver behaviour reduce road trauma? August 18, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Mark Stevenson, Professor of Urban Transport and Public Health at the Melbourne School of Design, has been awarded an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant of $530,000 to study young drivers aged 18-25 across Victoria in a program set to revolutionise ... Read More »

Boredom blamed for young males risk driving
Boredom blamed for young males risk driving July 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young males are prone to boredom behind the wheel, according to a QUT road safety researcher who is looking to use gadgets and games behind the wheel to make risky drivers safer on the roads. Dr Ronald Schroeter, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Night driving restriction reduces young driver crashes
Night driving restriction reduces young driver crashes June 25, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Restricting teenagers from driving unsupervised at night, and introducing strict penalties and other licensing requirements, could reduce crashes significantly, according to research. Published in Health Affairs, the study by researchers from Monash University and Harvard Medical School, shows that driving ... Read More »

Did the alcopops tax do the trick in reducing alcohol related harm?
Did the alcopops tax do the trick in reducing alcohol related harm? June 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Hospital emergency department presentations for young people significantly decreased following the introduction of the alcopops tax in 2008, according to a new UNSW-led study published in the journal BMC Public Health. The study is the first to examine the longer ... Read More »

Tackling secondary school homelessness
Tackling secondary school homelessness June 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that community service groups and schools need to work more closely together to assist and prevent homelessness in secondary school youth. The report, Couch Surfing Secondary Students: The Yarra Ranges Youth Homelessness Prevention Project, was ... Read More »







 
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