Modifying children's court care plans to acknowledge poverty and disadvantage

Ainsworth, Frank (2023) Modifying children's court care plans to acknowledge poverty and disadvantage. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 82 (3). pp. 394-399.

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Abstract

This think piece suggests that Children's Court Care Plans should include a new section that documents poverty and social disadvantage, especially of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, when they are under investigation for child abuse and neglect. New South Wales in Australia is used as the exemplar state, but this suggestion may find an echo elsewhere.

Item ID: 76955
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0313-6647
Keywords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, child abuse and neglect, poverty, social disadvantage
Copyright Information: © 2022 The Authors. Australian Journal of Public Administration published by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd on behalf of Institute of Public Administration Australia. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2022 07:48
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4409 Social work > 440903 Social program evaluation @ 100%
SEO Codes: 23 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 2301 Community services > 230104 Children's services and childcare @ 100%
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