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How we support change

We take a collaborative approach to change – helping others to gain knowledge, look at things differently and improve outcomes.
Here are some examples of our work.

 

Designing new ways of working to help families

We worked with two community service agencies to reform they way they deliver services and improve outcomes for families

Recognising parenting programs that really work

We’re helping the NSW Department of Family and Community Services ensure parents are receiving effective programs

Using data in decisions for children in out-of-home care

We're working to connect child caseworkers with the information they need to do the best job possible

Filling the knowledge gap on how parents are coping

This research is the most comprehensive look at the concerns, needs and behaviours of Victorian parents ever conducted

Reducing child abuse and neglect in NSW

We are instrumental in the Australian pilot of a program shown to reduce rates of child abuse and neglect by 26%

Supporting the workforce around child mental health

We're working with partners to give professionals the tools and skills they need to intervene early on child mental health

Supporting vulnerable families in the NT and SA

This program aims to keep children in vulnerable Northern Territory and South Australian families happy, healthy, safe and strong

smalltalk: helping young children learn at home

We've designed a program to give disadvantaged parents confidence in helping their young children learn

Working together to address domestic and family violence

This was the first-ever review of evidence on how domestic violence services, child protection agencies and the family law system collaborate

Embedding evidence in a service delivery organisation

The practice framework we developed as part of a long-term collaboration has influenced all aspects of the organisation

Boosting key skills for early childhood educators

Our Making Moments Matter professional learning approach enhances the way educators build relationships with children

Which parenting programs work for vulnerable children?

This rigorous review of the international scientific literature informed policies and practice around young children at risk of abuse

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