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20 December 2019

In our own words: Systemic inquiry into the lived experience of children and young people in the Victorian out-of-home care system

This report presents the results of the Victorian Commission for Children and Young People’s systemic inquiry into the lived experiences of children and young people in......

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17 December 2019

The economic case for early intervention in the child protection and out-of-home care system in Victoria

This report presents the economic case for additional, long‑term investment in targeted early intervention and intensive family preservation to prevent children entering......

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17 December 2019

Resilience in children exposed to violence: A meta-analysis of protective factors across ecological contexts

This paper reports the results of a meta-analysis of 118 studies which examined the potential protective factors for children exposed to violence in the past 30 years. Four......

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17 December 2019

Child safe organisations: Information for organisations on how to keep children safe

This article discusses the ten National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. These include: child safety and wellbeing is embedded in organisational leadership, governance and......

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09 December 2019

What we can do about toxic stress: From surviving to coping to resilience

This information sheet from Harvard University discusses toxic stress and how to build resilience. 

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09 December 2019

Stress and resilience: How toxic stress affects us, and what we can do about it

This video from Harvard University discusses toxic stress and how to deal with it. 

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09 December 2019

Association of adverse experiences and exposure to violence in childhood and adolescence with inflammatory burden in young people

This study followed 1391 young people to 18 years of age to examine if exposure to adverse experiences, stress, and violence in childhood or adolescence was associated with an......

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09 December 2019

Understanding men’s self-reported sexual interest in children

The purpose of this research was to identify if factors such as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and atypical childhood sexual experiences were associated with self-reported......

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02 December 2019

Fact sheet: Avoiding the 3 ‘M’s: Myths, mistakes and misinformation about violence, abuse and neglect

This report provides accurate information on women, children and men's experiences of interpersonal violence.

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02 December 2019

Fact sheet: Health outcomes of, and responses to, violence, abuse and neglect

This paper discusses the health outcomes of interpersonal violence for women, men and children.

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