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A review of Australian Government funding of parenting intervention research
Havighurst, Sophie S., Chainey, Carys, Doyle, Frances L., Higgins, Daryl J., Mathews, Ben, Mazzucchelli, Trevor G., Zimmer-Gembeck, Melanie, Andriessen, Karl, Cobham, Vanessa E., Cross, Donna, Dadds, Mark R., Dawe, Sharon, Gray, Kylie M., Guastella, Adam J., Harnett, Paul, Haslam, Divna M., Middeldorp, Christel M., Morawska, Alina, Ohan, Jeneva L., ... Nicholson, Jan M.. (2022). A review of Australian Government funding of parenting intervention research. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 46(3), pp. 262-268. https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.13235

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Policies are needed to increase the reach and impact of evidence-based parenting supports : A call for a population-based approach to supporting parents, children, and families
Doyle, Frances L., Morawska, Alina, Higgins, Daryl J., Havighurst, Sophie S., Mazzucchelli, Trevor G., Toumbourou, John W., Middeldorp, Christel M., Chainey, Carys, Cobham, Vanessa E., Harnett, Paul and Sanders, Matthew R.. (2022). Policies are needed to increase the reach and impact of evidence-based parenting supports : A call for a population-based approach to supporting parents, children, and families. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-021-01309-0

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Is the stereotype of welfare recipients associated with type of welfare state regime? A cross-national meta-regression of the stereotype content model
Schofield, Timothy P., Suomi, Aino and Butterworth, Peter. (2022). Is the stereotype of welfare recipients associated with type of welfare state regime? A cross-national meta-regression of the stereotype content model. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 52(4), pp. 201-209. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12843

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Human research ethics committee experiences and views about children’s participation in research : Results from the MESSI Study
Taplin, Stephanie, Chalmers, Jenny, Brown, Judith, Moore, Tim, Graham, Anne and McArthur, Morag. (2022). Human research ethics committee experiences and views about children’s participation in research : Results from the MESSI Study. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 17(1-2), pp. 70-83. https://doi.org/10.1177/15562646211048294

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The ethics of child maltreatment surveys in relation to participant distress : Implications of social science evidence, ethical guidelines, and law
Matthews, Ben, Macmillan, Harriet L., Meinck, Franziska, Finkelhor, David, Haslam, Divna, Tonmyr, Lil, Gonzalez, Andrea, Afifi, Tracie O., Scott, James G., Pacella, Rosana E., Higgins, Daryl J., Thomas, Hannah, Collin-Vézina, Delphine and Walsh, Kerryann. (2022). The ethics of child maltreatment surveys in relation to participant distress : Implications of social science evidence, ethical guidelines, and law. Child Abuse and Neglect. 123, p. Article 105424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.105424

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Trends and needs in the Australian child welfare workforce : An exploratory study
Russ, Erica, Morley, Louise, Driver, Mark, Lonne, Bob, Harries, Maria and Higgins, Daryl. (2022). Trends and needs in the Australian child welfare workforce : An exploratory study Canberra, ACT: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.24268/acu.8x396

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How COVID-19 is placing vulnerable children at riskand why we need a new approach to child welfare
Herrenkohl, Todd I., Scott, Debbie, Higgins, Daryl J., Klika, J. Bart and Lonne, Bob. (2021). How COVID-19 is placing vulnerable children at riskand why we need a new approach to child welfare. Child Maltreatment. 26(1), pp. 9-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559520963916

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One ‘welfare recipient’ stereotype or many? Using the stereotype content model to examine the stereotypes of different categories of benefit recipients
Schofield, Timothy, Suomi, Aino and Butterworth, Peter. (2021). One ‘welfare recipient’ stereotype or many? Using the stereotype content model to examine the stereotypes of different categories of benefit recipients. International Journal of Social Welfare. pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsw.12519

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Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention : A rapid evidence check
Trew, Sebastian, Russell, Douglas, Higgins, Daryl and Walsh, Kerryann. (2021). Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention : A rapid evidence check Canberra, ACT: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.26199/rdbq-xm46

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Vulnerable yet forgotten? A systematic review identifying the lack of evidence for effective suicide interventions for young people in contact with child protection systems
Russell, Douglas, Trew, Sebastian and Higgins, Daryl John. (2021). Vulnerable yet forgotten? A systematic review identifying the lack of evidence for effective suicide interventions for young people in contact with child protection systems. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 91(5), pp. 647-659. https://doi.org/10.1037/ort0000555

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The identification of low-risk gambling limits for specific gambling activities
Dowling, N. A., Youssef, G. J., Greenwood, C., Merkouris, S. S., Suomi, A. and Room, R.. (2021). The identification of low-risk gambling limits for specific gambling activities. Journal of Gambling Studies. pp. 1-32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-021-10036-z

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The development of empirically derived Australian low-risk gambling limits
Dowling, Nicki A., Youssef, George J., Greenwood, Christopher, Merkouris, Stephanie S., Suomi, Aino and Room, Robin. (2021). The development of empirically derived Australian low-risk gambling limits. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 10(2), p. Article 167. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10020167

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The Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS) : Protocol for a national survey of the prevalence of child abuse and neglect, associated mental disorders and physical health problems, and burden of disease
Mathews, Ben, Pacella, Rosana, Dunne, Michael, Scott, James, Finkelhor, David, Meinck, Franziska, Higgins, Daryl J., Erskine, Holly, Thomas, Hannah J., Haslam, Divna, Tran, Nam, Le, Ha, Honey, Nikki, Kellard, Karen and Lawrence, David. (2021). The Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS) : Protocol for a national survey of the prevalence of child abuse and neglect, associated mental disorders and physical health problems, and burden of disease. BMJ Open. 11(5), p. Article e047074. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047074

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Parents’ supervised contact visits with their children in care : Factors associated with cancellations
Taplin, Stephanie, Lucas, Nina, Suomi, Aino, Humphreys, Cathy, Kertesz, Margaret and McArthur, Morag. (2021). Parents’ supervised contact visits with their children in care : Factors associated with cancellations. Children and Youth Services Review. 127, p. Article 106127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106127

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10 national principles for child safe organisations : A guide for psychologists
Gabriele, Isabella, Macnab, Stephanie, Griffiths-Smith, Caitlin and Waring, Bridget. (2021). 10 national principles for child safe organisations : A guide for psychologists Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.26199/acu.8w9q8

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Adult responses to concerning sexual behaviours of young people in specialist school settings
Page, Zoey and Higgins, Daryl. (2021). Adult responses to concerning sexual behaviours of young people in specialist school settings Melbourne, Victoria: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.26199/acu.8w94y

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

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Reconstructing the workforce within public health protective systems : Improving resilience, retention, service responsiveness and outcomes
Lonne, Bob, Higgins, Daryl, Herrenkohl, Todd I. and Scott, Debbie. (2020). Reconstructing the workforce within public health protective systems : Improving resilience, retention, service responsiveness and outcomes. Child Abuse and Neglect. 110, p. Article 104191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104191

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Unemployment, employability and COVID19 : How the global socioeconomic shock challenged negative perceptions toward the less fortunate in the Australian context
Suomi, Aino, Schofield, Timothy P. and Butterworth, Peter. (2020). Unemployment, employability and COVID19 : How the global socioeconomic shock challenged negative perceptions toward the less fortunate in the Australian context. Frontiers in Psychology. 11, p. 594837. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.594837

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Safeguarding capabilities in preventing child sexual abuse : Exploratory factor analysis of a scale measuring safeguarding capabilities in youth-serving organizations workers
Russell, Douglas and Higgins, Daryl. (2020). Safeguarding capabilities in preventing child sexual abuse : Exploratory factor analysis of a scale measuring safeguarding capabilities in youth-serving organizations workers. Child Maltreatment. 25(2), pp. 233-242. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559519870253

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Cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) to support parental contact for children in out-of-home care
Suomi, Aino, Lucas, Nina, McArthur, Morag, Humphreys, Cathy, Dobbins, Timothy and Taplin, Stephanie. (2020). Cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) to support parental contact for children in out-of-home care. Child Abuse and Neglect. 109, p. 104708. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104708

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Gender diversity and safety climate perceptions in schools and other youth-serving organisations
Russell, Douglas H., Anderson, Joel R., Riggs, Damien W., Ullman, Jacqueline and Higgins, Daryl J.. (2020). Gender diversity and safety climate perceptions in schools and other youth-serving organisations. Children and Youth Services Review. 117, p. 105334. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105334

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Preventing child sexual abuse: A systematic review of interventions and their efficacy in developing countries
Russell, D., Higgins, D. and Posso, A.. (2020). Preventing child sexual abuse: A systematic review of interventions and their efficacy in developing countries. Child Abuse and Neglect. 102(April 2020), pp. 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104395

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Service system responses to children and young people in the statutory child protection system who have experienced or witnessed family violence
Cahill, Alex, Stewart, Jacqueline and Higgins, Daryl. (2020). Service system responses to children and young people in the statutory child protection system who have experienced or witnessed family violence Australia: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University. https://doi.org/10.26199/5e2fc4dd37b96

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Keeping our eye on sex, power, relationships, and institutional contexts in preventing institutional child sexual abuse
Higgins, Daryl and Moore, Tim. (2019). Keeping our eye on sex, power, relationships, and institutional contexts in preventing institutional child sexual abuse. In In Bryce, India, Robinson, Yolande and Petherick, Wayne (Ed.). Child abuse and neglect : Forensic issues in evidence, impact and management pp. 45-62 Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-815344-4.00003-9

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Youth-serving organization safety risks and the situational prevention approach
Kaufman, Keith, Erooga, Marcus, Higgins, Daryl and Zatkin, Judith. (2019). Youth-serving organization safety risks and the situational prevention approach. In In Lonne, Bob, Scott, Deb, Higgins, Daryl and Herrenkohl, Todd I. (Ed.). Re-visioning public health approaches for protecting children pp. 165-180 Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05858-6_11

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New directions for public health approaches : Key themes and issues
Herrenkohl, Todd I., Lonne, Bob, Scott, Debbie and Higgins, Daryl. (2019). New directions for public health approaches : Key themes and issues. In In Lonne, Bob, Scott, Deb, Higgins, Daryl and Herrenkohl, Todd I. (Ed.). Re-visioning public health approaches for protecting children pp. 487-499 Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05858-6_28

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Families – Private and sacred : How to raise the curtain and implement family support from a public health perspective
Higgins, Daryl, Sanders, Matthew, Lonne, Bob and Richardson, Dominic. (2019). Families – Private and sacred : How to raise the curtain and implement family support from a public health perspective. In In Lonne, Bob, Scott, Deb, Higgins, Daryl and Herrenkohl, Todd I. (Ed.). Re-visioning public health approaches for protecting children pp. 127-143 Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05858-6_9

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The successes and limitations of contemporary approaches to child protection
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

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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

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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

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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

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My grade, my right : Linking academic entitlement to academic performance
Bertl, Bianca, Andrzejewski, Denise, Hyland, Lynda, Shrivastava, Anita, Russell, Douglas and Pietschnig, Jakob. (2019). My grade, my right : Linking academic entitlement to academic performance. Social Psychology of Education: an international journal. 22(4), pp. 775-793. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11218-019-09509-2

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The pursuit of purposeful partnerships-making a health matrix successful
Way, Phillip Lewis, Davidson, Patricia M., Winkworth, Gail and White, Michael. (2019). The pursuit of purposeful partnerships-making a health matrix successful. Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management. 14(1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.24083/APJHM.V14I1.211

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Give them a break: How stigma impacts on younger mothers accessing early and supportive help in Australia
McArthur, Morag and Winkworth, Gail. (2018). Give them a break: How stigma impacts on younger mothers accessing early and supportive help in Australia. The British Journal of Social Work. 48(5), pp. 1277 - 1295. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx075

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Sticking with us through it all : The importance of trustworthy relationships for children and young people in residential care
Moore, Tim, Mcarthur, Morag, Death, Jodi, Tilbury, Clare and Roche, Steven. (2018). Sticking with us through it all : The importance of trustworthy relationships for children and young people in residential care. Children and Youth Services Review. 84, pp. 68-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.10.043

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