The Resource State of denial : the neglect and abuse of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory, researched and written by Julian Pocock, (electronic resource)

State of denial : the neglect and abuse of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory, researched and written by Julian Pocock, (electronic resource)

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State of denial : the neglect and abuse of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory
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State of denial
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the neglect and abuse of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory
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researched and written by Julian Pocock
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eng
Summary
Key finding of research: socioeconomic factors leading to abuse and neglect of children higner in NT ; Low confidence in the child protection system; Low reporting levels of abuse and neglect ; Reporting of abuse and neglect results in little improvement or police intervention ; NT Child protection system not meeting legislated requirements ; The system blames Aboriginal parents in situations such as poverty or homelessness ; NT police not effective in responding to the plight of children or preventing further abuse ; Current internention fails to address needs of Aboriginal families to look after their children ; Communities have no role within the system
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Pocock, Julian
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Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Child welfare
  • Child welfare
  • Abused children
  • Intervention (Administrative procedure)
  • Negotiation
  • Research
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State of denial : the neglect and abuse of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory, researched and written by Julian Pocock, (electronic resource)
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  • Title from web document (viewed 3/4/08)
  • Institutions referred to: AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; AICCA Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Agency; AIM Aborigines Inland Mission; ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics; ACOSS Australian Council of Social Service; ACPP Aboriginal Child Placement Principle; ATSIC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission; CAEPR Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research; CDEP Community Development Employment Program; FACS Family and Community Services branch, NT Department of Health and Community Services; HCINS ATSIC Housing and Community Infrastructure Needs Survey; HREOC Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission; NATSIS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey; NT Northern Territory; SNAICC Secretariat of National Aboriginal & Islander Child Care; THS Territory Health Services, Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services
Contents
Overview -- Executive summary -- Summary recommendations -- Colonisation, protection and assimilation - seeds for a bitter harvest -- Research analysis and findings -- Child protection in the Northern Territory: from total control to absolute neglect -- Beyond apologies - negotiating the development of a reformed child welfare system in the Northern Territory -- Conclusion
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State of denial : the neglect and abuse of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory, researched and written by Julian Pocock, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from web document (viewed 3/4/08)
  • Institutions referred to: AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; AICCA Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Agency; AIM Aborigines Inland Mission; ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics; ACOSS Australian Council of Social Service; ACPP Aboriginal Child Placement Principle; ATSIC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission; CAEPR Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research; CDEP Community Development Employment Program; FACS Family and Community Services branch, NT Department of Health and Community Services; HCINS ATSIC Housing and Community Infrastructure Needs Survey; HREOC Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission; NATSIS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey; NT Northern Territory; SNAICC Secretariat of National Aboriginal & Islander Child Care; THS Territory Health Services, Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services
Contents
Overview -- Executive summary -- Summary recommendations -- Colonisation, protection and assimilation - seeds for a bitter harvest -- Research analysis and findings -- Child protection in the Northern Territory: from total control to absolute neglect -- Beyond apologies - negotiating the development of a reformed child welfare system in the Northern Territory -- Conclusion
System details
System requirements: reader required to view pdf document
Type of computer file
Text and graphics

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