The Institute of Child Protection Studies aims to enhance the well-being of children, young people and families through quality research, evaluation, training and community education.

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Submissions from 2015

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Helpful relationships with service users: Linking social capital, Justin Barker and Lorraine Thomson

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The use of emergency medication kits in community palliative care an exploratory survey of views of current practice in Australian home-based palliative care services, Tracey Bullen, John Rosenberg, Bradley Smith, and Kate Maher

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Research with children of prisoners: Methodological considerations for bringing youth in from the margins, Catherine Flynn and Vicky Saunders

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Long-term outcomes of risk-reducing surgery in unaffected women at increased familial risk of breast and/or ovarian cancer, Louise Heiniger, Phyllis N Butow, John Coll, Tracey Bullen, Judy Wilson, Brandi Baylock, Bettina Meiser, and Melanie Price

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Keeping them in mind, Timothy Moore

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The salvaging of identities among homeless men : Reflections for social work, Steven Roche

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Supporting family caregivers with palliative symptom management: A qualitative analysis of the provision of an emergency medication kit in the home setting, John Rosenberg, Tracey Bullen, and Kate Maher

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Not seen and not heard: Ethical considerations of research with children of prisoners, Victoria Saunders, Morag McArthur, and Tim Moore

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KContact, an enhanced intervention for contact between children in out-of-home care and their parents : Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial, Stephanie Taplin, Tracey Bullen, Morag McArthur, Catherine Humphreys, Margaret Kertesz, and Timothy Dobbins

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The nature and extent of child protection involvement amongst heroin-using mothers in treatment : High rates of reports, removals at birth and children in care, Stephanie Taplin and Richard Mattick

Submissions from 2014

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Alone together: The strategies of autonomy and relatedness in the lives of homeless youth, Justin Barker

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Getting more bang for your buck : What works best in professional development in the child, youth and family workforce, Morag McArthur and Bronwyn Thomson

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If only I, they, we had done things differently: Young people talk about school difficulties and crime, Timothy Moore and Morag McArthur

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Improving practice: The importance of connections in establishing positive identity and meaning in the lives of vulnerable young people, Debbie Noble-Carr, Justin Barker, Morag McArthur, and Elise Woodman

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Delirium in advanced cancer: Screening for the incidence on admission to an inpatient hospice unit, Sue Rainsford, John Rosenburg, and Tracey Bullen

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Supervised contact visits : Results from a study of women in drug treatment with children in care, Stephanie Taplin and Richard Mattick

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Program evaluation in a cross-cultural context: Action research, program logic and youth justice in Thailand, Matthew Willis and Adam Tomison

Submissions from 2013

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Negative cultural capital and homeless young people, Justin Barker

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Jumping through hoops - the cost of compliance on sole parents, Morag McArthur, Lorraine Thomson, and Gail Winkworth

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Powerful evidence: Changing policy and practice through research, Morag McArthur and Gail Winkworth

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The hopes and dreams of Australian young mothers in receipt of income support, Morag McArthur and Gail Winkworth

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Young people talk about transitioning from youth detention to the community: Making good, Tim Moore, Morag McArthur, and Victoria Saunders

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Me, myself and I: Identity and meaning in the lives of vulnerable young people, Debbie Noble-Carr, Justin Barker, and Morag McArthur

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Organised crime and public sector corruption: a crime scripts analysis of tactical displacement risks, Elizabeth Rowe, Tabor Akman, Russell Smith, and Adam Tomison

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Children of prisoners: Exploring the needs of children and young people who have a parent incarcerated in the ACT, Vicky Saunders and Morag McArthur

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Mothers in methadone treatment and their involvement with the child protection system: a replication and extension study, Stephanie Taplin and Richard Mattick

Submissions from 2012

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Social capital, homeless young people and the family, Justin Barker

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Vulnerable Families' Use of Services: Getting What They Need, Kate Ann Butler, Morag McArthur, Lorraine Thomson, and Gail Winkworth

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Supported Playgroups and Parent Groups Initiative (SPPI) outcomes evaluation, Morag McArthur and Kate Butler

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National analysis of workforce trends in statutory child protection, Morag McArthur and Lorraine Thomson

Submissions from 2011

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More than just me: Supporting fathers who are homeless, Justin Barker, Violet Kolar, Shelley Mallett, Morag McArthur, and Victoria Saunders

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How relevant is the role of values in child protection practice? A National survey of statutory child protection staff 2009: preliminary findings, Morag McArthur, Valerie Braithwaite, Gail Winkworth, Fran Wilson, Stella Conroy, Brownwyn Thompson, Mary Ivec, Nathan Harris, and Monika Reinhart

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ARC Discovery Grant Project: Challenges, possibilities and future directions : A national assessment of Australia's children's courts. ACT Report, Morag McArthur, Peter Camilleri, and Lorraine Thomson

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Families' views on a coordinated family support service, Morag McArthur and Lorraine Thomson

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Evaluation of the supporting children after separation program post separation cooperative parenting programs, Morag McArthur, Lorraine Thomson, Merrilyn Woodward, Justin Barker, Megan Layton, and Gail Winkworth

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'Good for kids' :Children who have been homeless talk about school, Tim Moore and Morag McArthur

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Lessons learned from children who have experienced homelessness: What services need to know, Tim Moore, Morag McArthur, and Debbie Noble-Carr

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Family Drug Courts: An option for the Australian Child Protection System, Stephanie Taplin and Richard Mattick

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Integrated family support project outcome evaluation, Lorraine Thomson, Morag McArthur, Kate Ann Butler, and Bronwyn Thomson

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Australia's children 'safe and well'? Collaborating with purpose across Commonwealth family relationship and state child protection systems, Gail Winkworth and Michael White

Submissions from 2010

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Experiences and aspirations of younger mothers, Kate Butler, Gail Winkworth, Morag McArthur, and Judith Smyth

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Who cares? Young people with parents who use alcohol or other drugs talk about their experiences with services, Tim Moore, Debbie Noble-Carr, and Morag McArthur

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Championing Choice - Lessons Learned from Children and Young People About Research and Their Involvement, Tim Moore, Vicky Saunders, and Morag McArthur

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Exploring the needs and supports of young adult carers living in the ACT, Vicky Sanders, Tim Moore, and Morag McArthur

Submissions from 2009

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Getting what we need: families' experiences of services, Morag McArthur, Lorraine Thomson, Gail Winkworth, and Kate Butler

Attendance, achievement and participation: Young carers' experiences of school in Australia, Timothy Peter Moore, Morag McArthur, and R. Morrow

Working in the Grey - increasing collaboration between services in Inner North Canberra: A Communities for children project, Gail Winkworth, Megan Layton, Morag McArthur, and Lorraine Thomson

Submissions from 2008

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Lost in transition: exploring young people's experiences of transition from youth detention in the ACT, Tim Moore, Vicky Saunders, and morag Mcarthur Dr

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Who cares? Experiences of young people living with a family member who has an alcohol or other drug issue, Debbie Noble-Carr, Tim Moore, and Morag McArthur

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Sustaining effective social partnerships, Terri Seddon, Allie Clemans, Kathleen Ferguson, Kathleen Fennessy, Stephen Billett, and Carolyn Ovens

Submissions from 2007

They've gotta listen: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in out of home care, Tim Moore, Bindi Bennett, and Morag McArthur

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Finding their way home :children's experience of homelessness, Tim Moore, Debbie Noble-Carr, and Morag McArthur

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Disaster recovery: a review of the literature, Gail Winkworth

Submissions from 2006

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Reading, writing and responsibility :young carers and education, Tim Moore, Ros Morrow, Morag McArthur, and Debbie Noble-Carr

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Engaging children in research on sensitive issues: a literature review, Debbie Noble-Carr

Submissions from 2005

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Workforce planning in the ACT Care and Protection system: Issues paper, Giovanna Richmond, Morag McArthur, and Gail Winkworth