11 November 2019
Prof Daryl Higgins offers his view to 9News on the challenges of treating the rare condition Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSbP). His perspective focuses on the challenges of dealing with MSbP in Australia's courts system, and how the main focus of investigators is to remove a maltreated child from harm.
29 May 2019
Article in the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Forum on research by ACU Associate Professor Stephanie Taplin, and colleagues Melissa O'Donnell and Rhonda Marriott.
1 May 2019
Article in The Sector promoting the Keeping Kids Central online training program which aims to improve the capacity of practitioners to engage with children and young people who have been exposed to family violence.
Article in Education Today promoting Keeping Kids Central online modules with practice tools and resources to help build skills that help engage children and young people.
12 March 2019
The Institute of Child Protection Studies is part of an international consortium of researchers who have been granted $2.3 million to study the prevalence and effects of child maltreatment. The comprehensive study will survey 10,000 Australians on the prevalence of the health and economic burden of child maltreatment, including: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect and exposure to domestic violence. The five-year study, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, is the first ever to examine the health outcomes and burden of disease caused by child maltreatment.