child abuse

Collaboration proves vital for children in crisis
Collaboration proves vital for children in crisis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Understanding the benefits of child protection, police, and child and family advocates and therapists working together in local communities to respond to allegations of sexual and other severe child abuse has been the focus of recent research led by the ... Read More »

One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients
One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of children receiving child protection services continues to rise, with almost three-quarters of these children repeat clients, according to new analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child protection Australia 2015–16, shows that over ... Read More »

Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years
Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Childhood bullying inflicts the same long-term psychological trauma on girls as severe physical or sexual abuse, suggests a new survey of college students. The study, which involved 480 college freshmen through seniors, indicated that the detrimental effects of bullying may ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope (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 »

New Australian play gives voice to victims of child abuse
New Australian play gives voice to victims of child abuse (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The personal accounts of victims of child abuse will be given voice in a new play to premier in Melbourne in November 2015. The Truth is Longer than a Lie, by award-winning Melbourne playwright Kieran Carroll is based on the ... Read More »

Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment
Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A loving mom can’t overcome the anxiety and aggression caused by corporal punishment, and her otherwise warm demeanour may make it worse, according to research led by Duke University that was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent ... Read More »

Rising rates of conflict hurting kids
Rising rates of conflict hurting kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research shows more than one-in-three families are affected by regular inter-parental conflict and children are bearing the brunt. The findings taken from the Longitudinal Study of Children, focussed on children aged 0-11 across a six year period. Lead author, ... Read More »

Children’s health takes centre stage with new research partnerships
Children’s health takes centre stage with new research partnerships (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new partnership between QUT and the Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute will lead to important advances in child health. The partnership has been launched through QCMRI and QUT Collaborative Seeding Grants and provides $25,000 to projects based on their innovation, novelty and significance ... Read More »

Family violence leaves genetic imprint on children
Family violence leaves genetic imprint on children (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 »

College students more likely to be lawbreakers if spanked as children
College students more likely to be lawbreakers if spanked as children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

No matter where they live in the world, university students who were spanked as children are more likely to engage in criminal behaviour, according to new research by Murray Straus, co-director of University of New Hampshire Family Research Lab. Even ... Read More »

 
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