Child protection publications
List of all publications related to Child protection.
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More than shelter progress report - DCJ formal response to new seven recommendations
More than Shelter – addressing legal and policy gaps in supporting homeless children’: A progress report (2020) NSW Ombudsman further recommendations (September 2020) and the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) response
NSW Royal Commission Annual Report on Progress December 2020
As part of its response, NSW committed to report on the implementation of NSW’s response to the recommendations through five consecutive annual progress reports to be tabled in the NSW Parliament.
Child Deaths 2019 Annual Report
Information about the 97 children and young people who died in 2019 who were known to DCJ.
Spotlight on TEI nomination form
DCJ is calling on the TEI sector to share case studies to showcase the great work and exceptional outcomes achieved with vulnerable children, young people, families and communities in NSW. We also want to hear [...]
Evaluation of Homeless Youth Assistance Programs
In 2017, DCJ engaged the Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) and its partners, the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and the University of Melbourne (now Monash University, Department of Social Work), to undertake an implementation, [...]
Does SafeCare® prevent child abuse and neglect from reoccuring? – May 2020 – Evidence to Action Note
This Evidence to Action Note provides an overview of the SafeCare in-home training program and summarises key findings from the extensive evidence-base that supports this program.
Developmental vulnerability and contact with the child protection system: Findings from the NSW Child Development Study – May 2020 – Evidence to Action Note
This Evidence to Action Note examines the impact of early childhood maltreatment on children’s development.
What risk factors are associated with being placed in out-of-home care?: Findings from the NSW Child Development Study – May 2020 – Evidence to Action Note
This Evidence to Action Note identifies six risk factors that can jointly classify children with an out-of-home care placement with 95% accuracy.
NSW Department of Communities and Justice (2019). Data user training slide deck
The data user training slide deck provides an outline of the POCLS data user training workshop. The deck includes slides from the data custodians on the record linkage data.
NSW Department of Communities and Justice. (2020). POCLS Study Design and Data User Guide. (Report No.2)
An overview of the study including: design and methods, ethics, data sources, data structure, variable naming convention, data access, data confidentialisation and data weighting.