The Institute of Child Protection Studies is a nationally recognised centre of research excellence in the area of child, youth and family welfare.
Our research strengths include:
Promoting children’s participation: Eliciting the views and experiences of children and young people, and advocating for their meaningful participation, to enhance policy, practice, theory and research.
Strengthening service systems and informing practice: Building knowledge and enhancing capacity to improve the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and families.
Supporting child-safe communities: Promoting the safety of children and young people in policies, practice, organisations, families and communities.
The Institute of Child Protection Studies is committed to ensuring that our knowledge and research is accessible to those who support children, young people, families and their communities.