Experiences of people with mental ill-health involved in family court or child protection processes : A rapid evidence review

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Higgins, Daryl, McDougall, James, Trew, Sebastian and Suomi, Aino. (2021). Experiences of people with mental ill-health involved in family court or child protection processes : A rapid evidence review Melbourne, Victoria: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.24268/acu.8w64y
AuthorsHiggins, Daryl, McDougall, James, Trew, Sebastian and Suomi, Aino
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[Extract] The National Mental Health Commission requested the Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) at Australian Catholic University to undertake a rapid high-level review of the issues relating to the experiences of people with mental ill-health who are involved in family court and/or child protection processes. The purpose of the review is to identify issues and implications for areas where work can be done to address stigma in three domains: self-stigma, public stigma, and structural stigma/discrimination.

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PublisherInstitute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University
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Higgins, Daryl, Lonne, Bob, Herrenkohl, Todd I. and Scott, Debbie. (2019). The successes and limitations of contemporary approaches to child protection. In In Lonne, Bob, Scott, Deb, Higgins, Daryl and Herrenkohl, Todd I. (Ed.). Re-visioning public health approaches for protecting children pp. 3-17 Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05858-6_1
Locating gambling problems across a continuum of severity : Rasch analysis of the Quinte Longitudinal Study (QLS)
Cowlishaw, S., Merkouris, S. S., Dowling, N. A., Rodda, S., Suomi, A. and Thomas, S. L.. (2019). Locating gambling problems across a continuum of severity : Rasch analysis of the Quinte Longitudinal Study (QLS). Addictive Behaviors. 92, pp. 32-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.12.016
Problem gambling and family violence : Factors associated with family violence victimization and perpetration in treatment-seeking gamblers
Dowling, Nicki A., Oldenhof, Erin, Cockman, Sue, Suomi, Aino, Merkouris, Stephanie S. and Jackson, Alun C.. (2019). Problem gambling and family violence : Factors associated with family violence victimization and perpetration in treatment-seeking gamblers. Journal of Interpersonal Violence: concerned with the study and treatment of victims and perpetrators of physical and sexual violence. 36(15-16), pp. 7645-7669. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519835877
Patterns of family and intimate partner violence in problem gamblers
Suomi, Aino, Dowling, Nicki A., Thomas, Shane, Abbott, Max, Bellringer, Maria, Battersby, Malcolm, Koziol-McLain, Jane, Lavis, Tiffany and Jackson, Alun C.. (2019). Patterns of family and intimate partner violence in problem gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies. 35(2), pp. 465-484. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-018-9768-9
Safety survey data from Victorian youth-serving organisations: Survey data from workers, young people, and organisational leaders’ self-reflections after implementing the Victorian Child Safe Standards
Russell, Douglas, Higgins, Daryl J. and Stewart, Jacqui. (2019). Safety survey data from Victorian youth-serving organisations: Survey data from workers, young people, and organisational leaders’ self-reflections after implementing the Victorian Child Safe Standards Australia: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.26199/5e27ad866a7c7
"Nowhere to go" : Investigating homelessness experiences of 12-15 year-olds in the Australian Capital Territory
Noble-Carr, Debbie and Trew, Sebastian. (2018). "Nowhere to go" : Investigating homelessness experiences of 12-15 year-olds in the Australian Capital Territory Dickson, Australian Capital Territory: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University.
Education for family life in Australia
Smyth, Bruce M., Hunter, Cathryn, Macvean, Michelle, Walter, Maggie and Higgins, Daryl J.. (2018). Education for family life in Australia. In In Robila, Mihaela and Taylor, Alan C. (Ed.). Global perspectives on family life education pp. 93-113 Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77589-0_7
Problem gambling and family violence : Findings from a population-representative study
Dowling, Nicki A., Ewin, Carrie, Youssef, George J., Merkouris, Stephanie S., Suomi, Aino, Thomas, Shane A. and Jackson, Alun C.. (2018). Problem gambling and family violence : Findings from a population-representative study. Journal of Behavioral Addictions. 7(3), pp. 806-813. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.7.2018.74
Family violence in gambling help-seeking populations
Palmer du Preez, Katie, Bellringer, Maria, Pearson, Janet, Dowling, Nicki, Suomi, Aino, Koziol-Mclain, Jane, Wilson, Denise and Jackson, Alun. (2018). Family violence in gambling help-seeking populations. International Gambling Studies. 18(3), pp. 477-494. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2018.1480648
Gambling and physical intimate partner violence : Results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions (NESARC)
Roberts, Amanda, Landon, Jason, Sharman, Stephen, Hakes, Jahn, Suomi, Aino and Cowlishaw, Sean. (2018). Gambling and physical intimate partner violence : Results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions (NESARC). American Journal on Addictions. 27(1), pp. 7-14. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajad.12656
Protecting children from abuse in organisations needs leadership and cultural change
Higgins, Daryl J.. (2017). Protecting children from abuse in organisations needs leadership and cultural change The Conversation Media Group. https://doi.org/10.24268/fhs.8341
Adverse childhood experiences, non-response and loss to follow-up: Findings from a prospective birth cohort and recommendations for addressing missing data
Doidge, James C., Edwards, Ben, Higgins, Daryl and Segal, Leonie. (2017). Adverse childhood experiences, non-response and loss to follow-up: Findings from a prospective birth cohort and recommendations for addressing missing data. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. 8(4), pp. 382 - 400. https://doi.org/10.14301/llcs.v8i4.414
Economic predictors of child maltreatment in an Australian population-based birth cohort
Doidge, James C., Higgins, Daryl J., Delfabbro, Paul, Edwards, Ben, Vassallo, Suzanne, Toumbourou, John W. and Segal, Leonie. (2017). Economic predictors of child maltreatment in an Australian population-based birth cohort. Children and Youth Services Review. 72, pp. 14 - 25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.10.012
Risk factors for child maltreatment in an Australian population-based birth cohort
Doidge, James C., Higgins, Daryl J., Delfabbro, Paul and Segal, Leonie. (2017). Risk factors for child maltreatment in an Australian population-based birth cohort. Child Abuse and Neglect. 64, pp. 47 - 60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.12.002
Problem gambling family impacts: Development of the Problem Gambling Family Impact Scale
Dowling, N. A., Suomi, Aino, Jackson, A. C. and Lavis, T.. (2016). Problem gambling family impacts: Development of the Problem Gambling Family Impact Scale. Journal of Gambling Studies. 32(3), pp. 935 - 955. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-015-9582-6
Implications of gambling problems for family and interpersonal adjustment: Results from the Quinte Longitudinal Study
Cowlishaw, Sean, Suomi, Aino and Rodgers, Bryan. (2016). Implications of gambling problems for family and interpersonal adjustment: Results from the Quinte Longitudinal Study. Addiction. 111(9), pp. 1628 - 1636. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.13402
Public health models for preventing child maltreatment: Applications from the field of injury prevention
Scott, Debbie, Lonne, Bob and Higgins, Daryl. (2016). Public health models for preventing child maltreatment: Applications from the field of injury prevention. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. 17(4), pp. 408 - 419. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838016658877
How can child welfare and youth-serving organisations keep children safe?
Higgins, Daryl J., Kaufman, Keith and Erooga, Marcus. (2016). How can child welfare and youth-serving organisations keep children safe? Developing Practice.
Conceptualising the prevention of child sexual abuse
Quadara, Antonia, Nagy, Vicky, Higgins, Daryl and Siegel, Natalie. (2015). Conceptualising the prevention of child sexual abuse Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Government.
A public health approach to enhancing safe and supportive family environments for children
Higgins, Daryl J.. (2015). A public health approach to enhancing safe and supportive family environments for children. Family Matters. 96, pp. 39 - 52.
Problem gambling and intimate partner violence : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Dowling, Nicki, Suomi, Aino, Jackson, Alun, Lavis, Tiffany, Patford, Janet, Cockman, Suzanne, Thomas, Shane, Bellringer, Maria, Koziol-Mclain, Jane, Battersby, Malcolm, Harvey, Peter and Abbott, Max. (2014). Problem gambling and intimate partner violence : A systematic review and meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. 17(1), pp. 43-61. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838014561269
Problem gambling subtypes based on psychological distress, alcohol abuse and impulsivity
Suomi, Aino, Dowling, Nicki A. and Jackson, Alun C.. (2014). Problem gambling subtypes based on psychological distress, alcohol abuse and impulsivity. Addictive Behaviors. 39(12), pp. 1741-1745. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.07.023
The Stronger Families in Australia (SFIA) study: Phase 2
Edwards, Ben, Mullan, Killian, Katz, Lian and Higgins, Daryl. (2014). The Stronger Families in Australia (SFIA) study: Phase 2 Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Government.
Complex family issues: Collective awareness, common narratives and coordinated approaches to promoting resilience
Hayes, Alan and Higgins, Daryl. (2014). Complex family issues: Collective awareness, common narratives and coordinated approaches to promoting resilience. In In A. Hayes and D. Higgins (Ed.). Families, policy and the law: Selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia pp. 299 - 303 Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Government.
Problem gambling and family violence: Prevalence and patterns in treatment-seekers
Dowling, N. A., Jackson, A. C., Suomi, Aino, Lavis, T., Thomas, S. A., Patford, J., Harvey, P., Battersby, M., Koziol-Mclain, J., Abbott, M. and Bellringer, M. E.. (2014). Problem gambling and family violence: Prevalence and patterns in treatment-seekers. Addictive Behaviors. 39(12), pp. 1713 - 1717. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.07.006
Couple and family therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Cowlishaw, Sean, Evans, Lynette, Suomi, Aino and Rodgers, Bryan. (2014). Couple and family therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2014(9), pp. 1 - 15. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011257
Weaving a common narrative: An introduction to essays on families, policy and the law in Australia
Hayes, Alan and Higgins, Daryl. (2014). Weaving a common narrative: An introduction to essays on families, policy and the law in Australia. In Families, policy and the law: Selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia pp. 1 - 4 Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Government.
Past adoption practices: Implications for current interventions
Higgins, Daryl. (2014). Past adoption practices: Implications for current interventions. 36(4), pp. 8 - 11.
Contemporary issues in child protection intake, referral and family support
Bromfield, Leah, Arney, Fiona and Higgins, Daryl. (2014). Contemporary issues in child protection intake, referral and family support. In In A. Hayes and D. Higgins (Ed.). Families, policy and the law: Selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia pp. 121 - 129 Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Government.
Reform, (r)evolution and lingering Effects: Family policies in Australia
Higgins, Daryl J.. (2014). Reform, (r)evolution and lingering Effects: Family policies in Australia. In In M. Robila (Ed.). Handbook of family policies across the globe pp. 335 - 353 Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6771-7_22
Past adoption practices: Key messages for service delivery responses and current policies
Kenny, Pauline and Higgins, Daryl. (2014). Past adoption practices: Key messages for service delivery responses and current policies. In In A. Hayes and D. Higgins (Ed.). Families, policy and the law: Selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia pp. 29 - 38 Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Government.
Multi-type maltreatment and polyvictimisation: A comparison of two research frameworks
Price-Robertson, Rhys, Higgins, Daryl J. and Vassallo, Suzanne. (2013). Multi-type maltreatment and polyvictimisation: A comparison of two research frameworks. Family Matters. 93, pp. 84 - 98.
Past adoption experiences: Impacts, insights and implications for policy and practice
Kenny, Pauline, Higgins, Daryl, Sweid, Reem and Soloff, Carol. (2013). Past adoption experiences: Impacts, insights and implications for policy and practice. Children and Families Australia. 7(1), pp. 35 - 46.
Past adoption experiences: Impacts, insights and implications for policy and practice
Kenny, Pauline, Higgins, Daryl, Sweid, Reem and Soloff, Carol. (2013). Past adoption experiences: Impacts, insights and implications for policy and practice. Communities, Children and Families. 7(1), pp. 35 - 46.
Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn
Baxter, Jennifer, Higgins, Daryl J. and Hayes, Alan. (2012). Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn. Family Matters. 90, pp. 98 - 105.
Child abuse and neglect in Australia's Northern Territory: The Northern Territory Emergency Response
Higgins, Daryl and Scott, Debbie. (2012). Child abuse and neglect in Australia's Northern Territory: The Northern Territory Emergency Response. In In H. Dubowitz (Ed.). World perspectives on child abuse pp. 69 - 75 International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Contemporary militant extremism: A linguistic approach to scale development
Stankov, Lazar, Higgins, D., Saucier, Gerard and Knezevic, Goran. (2012). Contemporary militant extremism: A linguistic approach to scale development. In In G. J. Boyle, Donald H. Saklofske and G. Matthews (Ed.). Psychological Assessment pp. 41 - 67 SAGE Publications Inc..
Protecting children: Evolving systems
Higgins, Daryl. (2011). Protecting children: Evolving systems. Family Matters.
Unfit mothers... Unjust practices?: Key issues from Australian research on the impact of past adoption practices
Higgins, Daryl J.. (2011). Unfit mothers... Unjust practices?: Key issues from Australian research on the impact of past adoption practices. Family Matters. 87(1), pp. 56 - 67.
Contemporary militant extremism: A linguistic approach to scale development
Stankov, Lazar, Higgins, D., Saucier, G. and Kneszevic, G. (2010). Contemporary militant extremism: A linguistic approach to scale development. Psychological Assessment. 22(2), pp. 246 - 258. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0017372