This resource, for child protection and family services in Victoria, provides guidance for working with children aged 3-10 years old and their families. Part 1 is an introduction to the issues, and explains child development, attachment, and the impact of trauma and loss on development. Part 2 is a practice tool on strategies for working with children. It discusses engaging children and their families, assessment, forensic interviewing, communicating with children who have intellectual disabilities, forensic medical examinations, risk assessment, and intervention. The resource also includes flyers and sheets from the child-centred Kid Central set of practice tools.
"This resource is published by the Victorian Government Department of Human Services in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Family Studies."--P. 2.
Authors: Elly Robinson, Robyn Miller, Rhys Price-Robertson, and Andrea Carrington.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-75)
Text and graphics; available to download from PDF file.
Also issued in print.
Commissioned by the Victorian Department of Human Services.
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