Issue 6

It Really Takes The Village

Early detection for neglect and abuse

Does the Child Check initiative offer starting points to better assist and support children when their parents have serious mental health challenges, drug, or alcohol addiction or other serious chronic conditions? Three professionals share their insights.

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Modern Parenting

Connecting with teenagers can be difficult; adults aren’t always able to decipher their thoughts. Their unpredictability and temperaments make everyone cautious of their words and actions around teenagers. What advice do they themselves have?

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Supporting parents to protect children

The Positive Parenting Support Program is training child protection professionals in innovative parent engagement strategies – to be able to provide more accessible parenting classes for the public. Professionals, parents, and children gave input towards its development.

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Villagers arise

EditorialOlga Mussington Service M.S What usually comes to mind when you hear about protecting children? Who would you say is responsible for protecting children? Many would say that parents are….

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