July research update from the Institute of Child Protection Studies

Published: Wednesday 27th July 2016

The Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) in the Faculty of Health Sciences, aims to generate and promote knowledge to improve the wellbeing of children, young people, families and communities.
The July research update provides information on the following current research projects:
  • Managing Ethical Studies on Sensitive Issues (MESSI): Involving children in social research
  • kContact: Keeping contact between parents and children in care
  • Developing an understanding of how children understand and experience safety in institutions
  • Safe and Sound: The safety of young people in residential care
  • Help-seeking and primary prevention research project
  • Encouraging and sustaining quality care to improve outcomes for children and young people in care
  • Child protection practitioner study
  • Evaluation of the Youth Hope program
  • Building capacity in family support services: Provision of evaluative support services to FaC service providers.