Ilan Katz

Professor

Professor Katz joined SPRC in January 2005. He has many years of policy, practice and research experience in children and family services in the UK. He started his career as a social worker and manager, working in several local authorities and NGOs in London. He was head of Evaluation, Practice development and Research at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. After spending some time as a civil servant he returned to research to become Deputy Director of the Policy Research Bureau. 

His research interests include evaluation of complex interventions,  parenting, child protection, youth justice, prevention and family support, children, families and communities, comparative child welfare systems, migration, race and ethnicity. He was Chief Investigator of the National Evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy and Brighter Futures, NSW Department of Community Services Early Intervention Program and he is currently CI on the evaluations of New Income Management, the Family Support Program and the Community Detention program and 'Where's the Evidence in Indigenous Social Policy, an ARC linkage project.

Publications

Books
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Barnes J; Katz I; Korbin J; O Brien M, 2006, Children and Families in Communities: Theory Research and Practice, Original, John Wiley & Sons, London
2006
Book Chapters
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Katz I, 2019, 'A just child protection system - Is it possible?', in , pp. 131 - 145
2019
Blanden J; Katz I; Redmond G, 2012, 'Family Background and Child Outcomes', in Ermisch J; Jäntti M; Smeeding T (ed.), From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage, Russell Sage, New York, pp. 140 - 163
2012
Gendera S; Pe-Pua R; Katz I, 2012, 'Social cohesion and social capital: the experience of Australian Muslim families in two communities', in Mansouri F; Marotta V (ed.), Muslims in the West and the challenges of belonging, edn. Original, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 89 - 113
2012
Katz I; Redmond G, 2009, 'Family income as a protective factor for child outcomes', in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2009, pp. 167 - 196
2009
Katz I, 2008, 'Early Intervention and Evidence-based Policy', in Robinson G; Eickelkamp U; Goodnow J; Katz I (ed.), Contexts of child development: culture, policy and intervention, edn. Original, Charles Darwin University Press, Darwin, pp. 90 - 99
2008
Katz I, 2006, 'School as a base for family support services', in Dolan P; Canavan J; Pinkerton J (ed.), Family Support as Reflective Practice, edn. Original, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, pp. 27 - 41
2006
Katz I, 2006, 'Family Support and Schools; issues for policy and practice', in Dolan P; Canavan J; Pinkerton J (ed.), Family Support as Reflective Practice, edn. Original, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London
2006
Katz I, 2005, 'The social and psychological development of mixed parentage children', in Okitipi T (ed.), Working with children of mixed parentage, edn. Original, Russell House, London, pp. 45 - 60
2005
Katz I; Pinkerton J, 2003, 'International Convergence and Divergence – towards an Open System model in the Evaluation of Family Support', in Katz I; Pinkerton J (ed.), Evaluating Family Support ? Thinking Critically, Thinking Internationally, edn. Original, Wiley, Chichester, pp. 309 - 332
2003
Katz I, 2003, 'Sexual Abuse in England and Wales', in Herczog M; May-Chahal C (ed.), Child Sexual Abuse in Europe, edn. Original, Council for Europe, Brussels
2003
Conference Papers
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Redmond G; Wong ; Bradbury B; Katz I, 2014, 'Intergenerational mobility: new evidence from LSAY data', in 22nd National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’: refereed papers, NCVER, Mooloolaba, Queensland, pp. 68 - 75, presented at 22nd National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’, Mooloolaba, Queensland, 10 July 2014 - 12 July 2014, http://www.voced.edu.au/content/ngv63419
2014
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2009, 'How useful is the term “Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD)” in the Australian social policy discourse?', in Proceedings from the ASPC, SPRC, UNSW, presented at Australian Social Policy Conference: An Inclusive Society? Practicalities and Possibilities, Sydney, 08 July 2009 - 10 July 2009, https://www.aspc.unsw.edu.au/sites/www.aspc.unsw.edu.au/files/uploads/aspc_historical_conferences/2009/paper276.pdf
2009
Conference Presentations
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Katz I; Li B, 2018, 'Shifting from inclusive growth to exclusionary growth in megacities in China', presented at The 15th East Asian Social Policy Research Network Annual Conference “Social Policy in Post-Growth East Asia”, Bristol, UK, 05 July 2018 - 06 July 2018, http://welfareasia.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/EASP_2018_conference_book.pdf
2018
valentine K; Katz I; Cassells R; Duncan A; Eastman C; Shlonsky A, 2015, 'Determining the impact of child protection reforms: recent lessons from NSW, Australia', presented at Social Policy Association annual conference, Belfast, 06 July 2015 - 08 July 2015
2015
valentine K; Katz I; Cortis N; Smyth C; Cassells R; Eastman C; Shlonsky A; Duncan A, 2015, 'Determining the impact of child protection reforms: Lessons from the evaluation of Keep Them Safe', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
2015
Katz I; Patulny RV, 2009, 'Using indicators to evaluate community based early interventions in Australia', presented at Counting Children In!, 2nd International Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, Sydney, 05 November 2009
2009
Katz I, 2009, 'Lessons for policy and practice from the evaluation of Communities for Children', presented at the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Young People (ARACY) Conference, Melbourne, 02 September 2009
2009
Katz I, 2009, 'What do evaluations of multi-component early interventions tell us about what works for young children', presented at Counting Children In!, 2nd International Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, Sydney, 05 November 2009
2009
Katz I; Shang X; Yahua Z, 2009, 'Child protection systems in rural China: interagency responses', presented at Chinese Social Policy Workshop, UNSW, 07 July 2009
2009
Izmir G; Katz I; Bruce J, 2009, 'Neighbourhood and Community Centres: results for children, families and communities', presented at Longitudinal Study of Australia’s Children Conference, Sydney, 09 September 2009
2009
Katz I, 2008, 'Practice, policy and research in early years programs', presented at CCFNAQ, Brisbane, 01 September 2008
2008
Katz I; Redmond G, 2008, 'Migrant Children in Australia', presented at ACWA conference, 18 August 2008
2008
Katz I, 2008, 'The role of fathers in current family policy in Australia', presented at ARACY Father’s Collaboration Network, Newcastle, 18 April 2008
2008
Katz I, 2008, 'What is Social Inclusion and how is it relevant to Australia?', presented at TasCOSS, Hobart, Tasmania, 01 October 2008
2008
Katz I, 2008, 'Multi agency working in child protection – what is the evidence base?', presented at 1st multi agency child protection conference: Norwegian inter agency child protection forum, Stavanger, Norway, 23 April 2008
2008
Katz I, 2008, 'The role of relationships in human services', presented at Australian Psychological Society: Psychology of Relationships Interest Group, Melbourne, 01 October 2008
2008
Katz I, 2008, 'Why do rich children do better?', presented at Challenging Boundaries: Social Policy Association conference, Edinburgh, 23 June 2008 - 25 June 2008
2008
Katz I, 2008, 'Early Interventions for vulnerable children – policies, evidence and tensions', presented at Politics and Policy Conference, Bristol, 03 July 2008
2008
Katz I; Shang X, 2008, 'Child Protection systems in China', presented at ISPCAN, Hong Kong, 01 September 2008
2008
Katz I; Redmond G, 2007, 'Brain Malleability and public investment in the early years', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference 2007, UNSW, Sydney, 01 July 2007
2007
Russo J; Katz I, 2007, 'Evaluation of the Stronger Family and Communities Strategy', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference 2007, UNSW, Sydney, 01 July 2007
2007
Katz I, 2007, 'The interface between child protection and the legal system', presented at 6th Shanghai Child protection conference, Shanghai, 01 September 2007
2007
Katz I, 2007, 'The importance of child protection to Social Policy', presented at EU/China Social Policy Forum, Beijing, 01 September 2007
2007
Katz I, 2007, 'Resilience and Diversity in Children and families', presented at AIHW conference, Canberra, 06 December 2007
2007
Katz I; Redmond G, 2007, 'Wealth as a protective factor for child outcomes', presented at Longitudinal Study of Australian Children conference, Melbourne, 03 December 2007 - 04 December 2007
2007
Katz I, 2006, 'Evaluating early intervention', presented at National Investment for the Early Years Conference, UNSW, Sydney, 09 February 2006
2006
Katz I, 2006, 'Evaluating the Stronger Families Stronger Communities strategies', presented at Australian College for Child and Family Protection Practitioners 1st National Conference, Sydney, 22 May 2006
2006
Katz I, 2006, 'Using secondary data in evaluations of community interventions', presented at Australasian Evaluation Society 2006 International Conference, Evaluation in Emerging Areas, Darwin, 06 September 2006
2006
Katz I, 2005, 'Prevention and Early Intervention – the policy and the evidence base', presented at Imagining Childhood Conference, Alice Springs, 01 January 2005
2005
Katz I, 2005, 'The Relationship between parenting and poverty', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference 2005, University of New South Wales, 01 January 2005
2005
Katz I, 2005, 'Evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference 2005, University of New South Wales, 01 January 2005
2005
Journal articles
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Villanueva K; Badland H; Tanton R; Katz I; Brinkman S; Lee JL; Woolcock G; Giles-Corti B; Goldfeld S, 2019, 'Local housing characteristics associated with early childhood development outcomes in Australian disadvantaged communities', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16101719
2019
Green MJ; Hindmarsh G; Kariuki M; Laurens KR; Neil AL; Katz I; Chilvers M; Harris F; Carr VJ, 2019, 'Mental disorders in children known to child protection services during early childhood', Medical Journal of Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50392
2019
Green MJ; Kariuki M; Chilvers M; Butler M; Katz I; Burke S; Tzoumakis S; Laurens KR; Harris F; Carr VJ, 2019, 'Inter-agency indicators of out-of-home-care placement by age 13–14 years: A population record linkage study', Child Abuse and Neglect, vol. 93, pp. 91 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.04.013
2019
Shlonsky A; Ma J; Jeffreys C; Parolini A; Katz I, 2019, 'Pathways of Children Reported for Domestic and Family Violence to Australian Child Protection', Australian Social Work, vol. 72, pp. 461 - 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2019.1624795
2019
Hilferty F; Katz I, 2019, 'Inter-country adoption in Australia: Examining the factors that drive the practice and implications for policy reform', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 54, pp. 76 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.49
2019
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2018, 'Preventing child sexual abuse (CSA) in ethnic minority communities: A literature review and suggestions for practice in Australia', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 85, pp. 174 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.12.028
2018
Stephenson N; Chaukra S; Katz I; Heywood A, 2018, 'Newspaper coverage of childhood immunisation in Australia: a lens into conflicts within public health', Critical Public Health, vol. 28, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2018.1446510
2018
Cortis N; Smyth C; Wade C; Katz I, 2018, 'Changing practice cultures in statutory child protection: Practitioners' perspectives', Child and Family Social Work, vol. 24, pp. 50 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12580
2018
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2018, 'Proposing a Model of Service Delivery for Victims/Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) from Ethnic Minority Communities in Australia', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 44, pp. 730 - 748, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2018.1479338
2018
Tanton R; Dare M; Brinkman S; Corti BG; Katz I; Woolcock G; Goldfeld S, 2017, 'Identifying Off-Diagonal Communities Using the Australian Early Development Census Results', Social Indicators Research, vol. 132, pp. 977 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-016-1333-2
2017
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2017, 'Barriers to disclosing child sexual abuse (CSA) in ethnic minority communities: A review of the literature and implications for practice in Australia', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 83, pp. 302 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.11.011
2017
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2017, 'How aware of child sexual abuse (CSA) are ethnic minority communities? A literature review and suggestions for raising awareness in Australia', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 81, pp. 246 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.08.015
2017
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2017, 'The treatment needs of victims/survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA) from ethnic minority communities: A literature review and suggestions for practice', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 79, pp. 166 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.06.021
2017
Goldfeld S; Villanueva K; Tanton R; Katz I; Brinkman S; Woolcock G; Giles-Corti B, 2017, 'Kids in Communities Study (KiCS) study protocol: A cross-sectional mixed-methods approach to measuring community-level factors influencing early child development in Australia', BMJ Open, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014047
2017
Katz I, 2016, 'The Challenges of Working with People and Systems', Australian Social Work, vol. 69, pp. 257 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2016.1170170
2016
Hand K; Katz I; Gray M; Bray R, 2016, 'Welfare conditionality as a child protection tool', Family Matters, vol. 97, pp. 16 - 29
2016
Mendes P; Marston G; Katz I, 2016, 'Introduction for Special Issue on Income Management:', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 51, pp. 393 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2016.tb01239.x
2016
Bray JR; Gray M; Hand K; Katz I, 2016, 'Social Worker Assessed Vulnerable Income Management:', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 51, pp. 469 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2016.tb01244.x
2016
Goldfeld S; Woolcock G; Katz I; Tanton R; Brinkman S; O’Connor E; Mathews T; Giles-Corti B, 2015, 'Neighbourhood Effects Influencing Early Childhood Development: Conceptual Model and Trial Measurement Methodologies from the Kids in Communities Study', Social Indicators Research, vol. 120, pp. 197 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-014-0578-x
2015
Katz I, 2015, 'Compulsory Income Management in the Northern Territory – evaluating its impact', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 50, pp. 373 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2015.tb00356.x
2015
Shang X; Katz I, 2015, 'Awareness of Child Maltreatment among Professionals in Shanghai', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 245 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12062
2015
valentine K; Katz I, 2015, 'How early is early intervention and who should get it? Contested meanings in determining thresholds for intervention', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 55, pp. 121 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.05.014
2015
Sawrikar P; Katz IB, 2014, 'Recommendations for Improving Cultural Competency When Working with Ethnic Minority Families in Child Protection Systems in Australia', Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, vol. 31, pp. 393 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10560-014-0334-8
2014
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2014, ''Normalizing the Novel': How Is Culture Addressed in Child Protection Work With Ethnic-Minority Families in Australia?', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 39 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2013.845126
2014
Shang X; Katz I, 2014, 'Missing Elements in the Protection of Children: Three Cases from China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 545 - 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2014.922522
2014
Redmond G; Katz I; Smart D; Gubhaju B, 2013, 'How has the relationship between parental education and child outcomes changed in Australia since the 1980s?', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 48, pp. 395 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2013.tb00290.x
2013
Katz I, 2011, 'Comment on: A Comparison of Out-of-home Care for Children and Young People in Australia and Sweden: Worlds Apart?', Australian Social Work, vol. 64, pp. 432 - 436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2011.619268
2011
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2010, 'Only White people can be racist”: What does power have to do with prejudice?', Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 2, pp. 80 - 98, http://utsescholarship.lib.uts.edu.au/epress/journals/index.php/mcs/article/view/1075
2010
Katz I; Redmond G, 2010, 'Review of the Circumstances Among Children in Immigrant Families in Australia', Child Indicators Research, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12187-010-9069-z
2010
Katz I; Redmond G, 2010, 'Review of the circumstances among children in immigrant families in Australia', Child Indicators Research, vol. 3, pp. 439 - 458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12187-010-9069-z
2010
Katz I; Shang X; Zhang Y, 2010, 'Missing elements of a child protection system in China: the case of LX', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 93 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746410000424
2010
Muir K; Katz I; Edwards B; Gray M; Sarah W; Hayes A, 2010, 'The National Evaluation of the Communities for Children Initiative', Family Matters, vol. 84, pp. 35 - 42
2010
Katz I; Redmond G, 2009, 'Investment in early childhood in Australia: International comparisons and recent trends', Health Sociology Review, vol. 18, pp. 94 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/hesr.18.1.94
2009
Higgins D; Katz I, 2008, 'Enhancing service systems for protecting children: promoting child wellbeing and child protection reform in Australia', Family Matters, vol. 80, pp. 43 - 50
2008
Katz I, 2007, 'Community interventions for vulnerable children and families: participation and power', Communities, Children and Families Australia, vol. 3 (1), pp. 19 - 32
2007
Katz I; Hetherington R, 2006, 'Cooperating and communicating: a European perspective on integrating services and children', Child Abuse Review, vol. 15, pp. 429 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/car.965
2006
BERGMAN R; FRIEDMANBIRNBAUM R; AVIRAM M; KATZ I; KERNER H; BROOK JG, 1990, 'ADULT XANTHOGRANULOMATOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH ABNORMAL PLASMA APOLIPOPROTEIN LEVELS', CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY, vol. 15, pp. 372 - 375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2230.1990.tb02118.x
1990
WELTFRIEND S; HARTH Y; KATZ I, 1989, 'SUBCUTANEOUS SARCOIDOSIS IN A PATIENT WITH MALIGNANT CARCINOID-TUMOR OF THE COLON', JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, vol. 20, pp. 507 - 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0190-9622(89)80092-1
1989
Media
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Hilferty F; Lawrence-Wood E; Katz I; Van Hooff M, 2019, 5,800 defence veterans homeless in Australia – that’s more than we thought, https://theconversation.com/5-800-defence-veterans-homeless-in-australia-thats-more-than-we-thought-123695
2019
Other
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Raven M; Katz I; Newton BJ; Bates S, 2016, OCHRE Evaluation Plan (Overview and Stage 1), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/OCHRE_eval_plan_FINAL_Version_12.pdf
2016
Reports
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Gendera S; Katz I, 2019, ASELCC Research Synthesis Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d6867d737b32
2019
Blunden H; Katz I, 2019, Establishing a Child Development Fund in Australia: A review of international models, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 09/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5ccbd05add7a7
2019
Smyth C; Katz I, 2019, OCHRE Local Decision Making Accords: Illawarra Wingecarribee Alliance Aboriginal Corporation, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 10/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5ce343832ba2c
2019
Hill T; Katz I, 2019, Insights into abuse of older people - analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics datasets, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5c7494f7499b9
2019
Katz I; Idle J; Jopson W, 2019, OCHRE Local Decision Making Accords: Three Rivers Regional Assembly, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 08/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5ca6951c34811
2019
Walsh P; McHugh M; Blunden H; Katz I, 2018, Literature Review: Factors Influencing the Outcomes of Children and Young People in Out-of-Home Care, NSW Family and Community Services, Sydney, Report Number 6
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: North West Wiradjuri Language and Culture Nest Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b428ac0793c7
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: North West Wiradjuri Language and Culture Nest Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b428a91aabf9
2018
Katz I; Bates S; Idle J; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Tamworth Opportunity Hub Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b4289dc1a77f
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Tamworth Opportunity Hub Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b4289a94413c
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b428a5b3dc60
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b428a316d985
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Gumbaynggirr Nest Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b4288b1e17f2
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Gumbaynggirr Nest Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b4288e97aeea
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Campbelltown Opportunity Hub Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b4289706e944
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Stage 1 Evaluation: Campbelltown Opportunity Hub Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b42892202c5d
2018
Katz I; Idle J; Bates S; Jopson W; Barnes M, 2018, OCHRE Evaluation Synthesis Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b42881d96051
2018
Cashmore J; Katz I; Shackel R; valentine K, 2017, Evaluation of the Child Sexual Offence Evidence Pilot: process evaluation report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 16/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59dc134a3e0ca
2017
Smyth CA; Gendera S; Giuntoli G; Hill T; Katz I; Asante D, 2017, Evaluation of Settlement Grants - Final report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5a370bda48d3c
2017
Smyth CA; Hill T; Griffths A; Katz I; Mahenthirarajah A, 2017, Post Implementation Review of the No Jab, No Pay 2015 Budget Measure – Final Report., Australian Government Department of Social Services
2017
Katz I; Jones A; Newton BJ; Reimer E, 2017, Life journeys of victim/survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions: an analysis of Royal Commission private sessions, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Sydney, https://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/sites/default/files/file-list/research_report_-_life_journeys_of_victim_survivors_of_child_sexual_abuse_in_institutions_-_causes.pdf
2017
Jones AR; Katz I; Giuntoli G; Bates S; Johnson K, 2016, Quality of life after retirement from Australian Disability Enterprises, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 17/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Quality_of_life_after_retirement_from_Australian_Disability_Enterprises.pdf
2016
Matthews B; Walsh K; Dunne M; Katz I; Arney F; Higgins D; Octoman O; Parkinson S; Bates S, 2016, Scoping study for research into the prevalence of child abuse in Australia, UNSW Australia in partnership with Australian Institute of Family Studies, Queensland University of Technology and the Australian Centre for Child Protection (University of South Australia), Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, SPRC Report 13/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/ScopingStudyForResearchIntoPrevalenceOfChildAbuseInAustralia.pdf
2016
valentine K; Katz I; Smyth C; Bent C; Rinaldis S; Wade C; Albers B, 2016, Key Elements of Child Safe Organisations – Research Study, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Sydney, http://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/getattachment/5d988506-a260-4b7a-b5bc-4f5555f2d2ca/Key-Elements-of-Child-Safe-Organisations, https://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/sites/default/files/file-list/research_report_-_key_elements_of_child_safe_organisations_research_study_-_prevention.pdf
2016
Hilferty F; katz I, 2016, Literature review on factors influencing intercountry adoption rates, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 22/16, https://www.dss.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/09_2017/intercountry_adoption_literature_review_final_0.pdf
2016
Smyth CA; Katz I, 2016, Child Protection and Respectful Relationships Education and Best Practice in School Settings – Literature Review & Stakeholder Consultation, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2016
Wade C; Mildon R; Shlonsky A; Katz I; valentine K; Eastman C; Cortis N; Smyth CA; Forbes F, 2016, Practice First Evaluation Report, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/412662/Full-report-Practice-First-Evaluation-Final-Report.PDF
2016
Hilferty F; cassells R; muir K; duncan A; christensen D; mitrou F; mavisakalyan A; hafekost K; tarvedi Y; wingrove C; katz I, 2015, Is headspace making a difference to young people's lives? Final report of the independent evaluation of the headspace program, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 08/2015, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluationofheadspaceprogram_published.pdf
2015
Keeley M; Bullen JE; Bates S; Katz I; Choi A, 2015, Opportunities for Information Sharing: Case studies, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 04/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__Opportunities_for_Information_Sharing.pdf
2015
Hilferty F; Muir K; Katz I; Christensen D; Mitrou F, 2015, Independent evaluation of the headspace program: Stage 2 Progress Report 2, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2015
Katz I; cortis N; Shlonsky A; Mildon R, 2015, Modernising Child Protection in New Zealand: Learning from system reforms in other jurisdictions, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney
2015
Katz I; Keeley M; Spears B; Taddeo C; Swirski T; Bates S, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia: Synthesis report, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 16/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia__Synthesis_report.pdf
2014
Griffiths A; Nethery D; Bullen ; Katz I, 2014, Review of the Student Support Officer Initiative, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/media/downloads/about-us/news-at-det/sso-review-2014.pdf
2014
Spears B; Taddeo C; Swirski T; Keeley M; Katz I; Collin P; Daly T; Bates S, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part C: An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix D: Supplementary data and analysis, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 15/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_C_Appendix_D.pdf
2014
Spears B; Taddeo C; Swirski T; Keeley M; Katz I; Collin P; Daly T; Bates S, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part C: An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix C: Findings of research with youth, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 14/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_C_Appendix_C.pdf
2014
Hilferty F; Muir K; Katz I; Christensen D; Mitrou F, 2014, Independent evaluation of the headspace program: Stage 2 Progress Report 1, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2014
Spears B; Taddeo C; Swirski T; Keeley M; Katz I; Collin P; Daly T; Bates S, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part C: An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix B: Findings of research with adult stakeholders, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 13/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_C_Appendix_B.pdf
2014
Bray JR; Gray M; Hand K; Katz I, 2014, Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory: Final Evaluation Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 25/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_of_New_Income_Management_in_the_Northern_Territory_full_report.pdf
2014
Spears B; Taddeo C; Swirski T; Keeley M; Katz I; Collin P; Daly T; Bates S, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part C: An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying - Appendix A, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_C_Appendix_A.pdf
2014
Jones AR; Eastman C; Katz I, 2014, Evaluation of the Assertive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Pilot in New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 33/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_of_the_Assertive_CAHMS_Pilot_in_NSW.pdf
2014
Spears B; Taddeo C; Swirski T; Keeley M; Katz I; Collin P; Daly T; Bates S, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part C: An evidence-based assessment of deterrents to youth cyberbullying, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_C.pdf
2014
Keeley M; Katz I; Bates S; Wong M, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part B: Cyberbullying incidents involving Australian minors, the nature of the incidents and how they are currently being dealt with, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 10/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_B.pdf
2014
Spears B; Keeley M; Bates S; Katz I, 2014, Research on youth exposure to, and management of, cyberbullying incidents in Australia Part A: Literature review on the estimated prevalence of cyberbullying involving Australian minors, Social Policy Research Centre: UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 09/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Youth_exposure_to_and_management_of_cyberbullying_in_Australia_Part_A.pdf
2014
Redmond G; Wong M; Bradbury B; Katz I, 2014, Intergenerational mobility: new evidence from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth, NCVER, Adelaide, http://www.voced.edu.au/
2014
Katz I; Bates S, 2014, Voluntary Income Management in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 13/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Voluntary_Income_Management_in_the_APY_Lands_final_report_2014.pdf
2014
Muir K; Hilferty F; Katz I; Mitrou F; Christensen D; Smyth C; Zubrick S; Lawrence D, 2013, Independent evaluation of the headspace program: Evaluation Framework, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2013
Hilferty F; Muir K; Katz I; Wong M; Eastman C; Gendera S; Griffiths A, 2013, Independent evaluation of the headspace program: Stage 1 Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2013
Katz I; Powell A; Gendera S; Deasy T; Okerstrom E, 2013, The experiences of Irregular Maritime Arrivals detained in immigration detention facilities: Final report for the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a636399a059
2013
Katz I; Doney G; Mitchell E, 2013, Evaluation of the expansion of the community detention program: client and service provider perspectives, Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Canberra, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/evaluationexpansioncommunitydetentionprogramFinal.pdf
2013
Hilferty F; Katz I, 2012, Best practice in placement of jobseekers with mental health problems, SPRC, Campbell Page
2012
Hilferty F; Katz I; Griffiths A; Nethery D, 2012, The Family Support Program: Partner Organisation Findings, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney
2012
Hilferty F; Newton BJ; Katz I, 2012, Preventing child abuse and neglect through a common approach to assessment, referral and support: Evaluating the trial (stage 2), Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 07/13, https://www.aracy.org.au/documents/item/128
2012
valentine K; Adamson E; Bromfield L; Edwards B; Hilferty F; Katz I; McHugh MH; Gray M; Mcdonald M, 2011, Keep Them Safe evaluation framework: Final report. Report for: the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Social Policy Research Centre and Australian Institute of Family Studies, Sydney and Melbourne, http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/125144/Keep_Them_Safe_Evaluation_Framework_Volume_1.pdf
2011
Cashmore J; Parkinson P; Weston R; Patulny RV; Redmond G; Qu L; Baxter J; Katz I, 2010, Shared Care Parenting Arrangements since the 2006 Family Law Reforms: Report to the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2_AG_Shared_Care.pdf
2010
Hilferty F; Mullan K; Van gool K; Chan SE; Eastman C; Reeve R; Heese K; Haas M; Newton B; Griffiths MJ; Katz I, 2010, The evaluation of Brighter Futures, NSW Community Services' Early Intervention program: final report, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, SPRC Report, SPRC Report 13/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/
2010
McDermott SC; Edwards RE; Abello D; Katz I, 2010, Ageing and Australian Disability Enterprises, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Canberra, Occassional Papers, Occassional Paper 27, http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/about/publicationsarticles/research/occasional/Documents/op27/op27.pdf
2010
Hilferty F; Mullan K; Eastman C; Griffiths MJ; Chan SE; Heese K; Katz I, 2010, Brighter Futures Early Intervention Evaluation - Interim Report 4, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, Report 3/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/
2010
valentine K; Katz I, 2010, Linking Schools and Early Years Project evaluation Evaluation framework (2010-13), Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 4/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report4_10_LSEY.pdf
2010
Hilferty F; Eastman C; Chan SE; Katz I; Cortis N, 2010, Profiling non-government community service organisations in New South Wales: Final Report, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, SPRC Report 12/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report12_10_NGO_Profiling.pdf
2010
Muir K; Katz I; Purcal C; Patulny R; Flaxman S; Abello D; Cortis N; Thomson CM; Oprea I; Wise S; Edwards B; Gray M; Hayes A, 2009, National Evaluation (2004-2008) of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2004-2009, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Canberra, FaHCSIA Occasional Papers, Occassional Paper 24, http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/about/publicationsarticles/research/occasional/Documents/op24/op24.pdf
2009
Katz I; Bruce J, 2009, Neighbourhood and Community Centres: results for children, families and communities, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 16/09, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report16_09_Neighbourhood_and_CommunityCentres.pdf
2009
Hilferty F; katz I; Redmond G, 2009, The implications of poverty on children's readiness to learn: Focusing paper prepared for the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY), https://www.aracy.org.au/publications-resources/command/download_file/id/146/filename/The_implications_of_poverty_on_Children's_readiness_to_learn.pdf
2009
Katz I; valentine K, 2009, Lessons from the UK Sure Start Programme, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Lessons from the UK Sure Start Programme, Report 2/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report2_09_Lessons_from_Sure_Start.pdf
2009
Muir K; Powell A; Patulny RV; Flaxman S; McDermott SC; Gendera S; Abello D; Katz I, 2009, Headspace Evaluation Report Independent Evaluation of headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 19/09, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report19_09_headspace_EvalReport.pdf
2009
Tannous KW; Katz I, 2008, DoCS Brighter Futures Evaluation Program, Social Policy Research Centre/NSW Department of Community Services, Brighter Futures Early Intervention program, Interim Report 1, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report7_08_BrighterFutures_InterimReport.pdf
2008
Sawrikar P; Katz I, 2008, Enhancing family and relationship service accessibility and delivery, Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse, AFRC Issues No. 3, 2008, http://www.aifs.gov.au/afrc/pubs/resource/resource3/resource3.pdf
2008
Abello D; Chan SE; Cortis N; Flaxman S; Longden TA; Purcal C; Spooner CJ; Thomson CM; Katz I, 2008, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy National Evaluation Baseline Report on Communities for Children Process Evaluation, SPRC, UNSW, Sydney, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy National Evaluation: Baseline Report on Communities for Children Process Evaluation, Report 1/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report1_08_SFSC_Baseline_Report.pdf
2008
Muir K; McDermott SC; Katz I; Patulny RV; Flaxman S; Gendera S, 2008, Independent evaluation of headspace: evaluation plan, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Report prepared for headspace, SPRC Report 20/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report20_08_headspace_EvalPlan.pdf
2008
Katz I; Redmond G, 2007, Wealth as a Protective Factor for Child Outcomes, Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Wealth as a Protective Factor for Child Outcomes, Final Report
2007
valentine K; Katz I, 2007, Cost Effectiveness of Early Intervention Services, Queensland Council of Social Services, Brisbane, Cost Effectiveness of Early Intervention Services
2007
Katz I; valentine K, 2007, Early childhood services: Models of integration and collaboration, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, Evidence into Action topical papers
2007
Katz I; La placa V; Corlyon J, 2007, Barriers to Inclusion and Engagement of Parents in Mainstream Services, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, United Kingdom, Barriers to inclusion and successful engagement of parents in mainstream services
2007
Katz I; La placa V, 2007, The Relationship Between Parenting and Poverty, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, London, The Relationship Between Parenting and Poverty
2007
Katz I; Everingham S, 2006, Measuring Change in Community Strength, Australian Department of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Measuring Change in Community Strength
2006
Katz I; Spooner C; valentine K, 2006, What interventions are effective with complex multi-problem families in relation to improving outcomes for their children? (ARACY Topical Paper), Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, West Perth, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/6_Report_ARACY_ComplexProblems.pdf
2006
Katz I; Took G; Cortis N; Thompson DA, 2006, Better Futures: Literature Review and Outcomes Framework, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Better Futures: Literature Review and Outcomes Framework
2006
Dadich A; Katz I; Spooner CJ, 2006, Framework for the National Evaluation of Playgroups, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Framework for the National Evaluation of Playgroups
2006
Katz I; Valentine K, 2006, Framework for the Evaluation of the DoCS Early Intervention Program, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Framework for the Evaluation of the DoCS Early Intervention Program
2006
Katz I; Valentine K, 2006, What Interventions are Effective with Complex Multi-Problem Families in relation to improving Outcomes for their Children?, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, What Interventions are Effective with Complex Multi-Problem Families in relation to improving Outcomes for their Children?
2006
Katz I; Spooner CJ; valentine K, 2006, What interventions are effective in improving outcomes for children of families with multiple and complex problems?, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, Evidence into Action topical papers
2006
Thomson CM; Katz I; Cortis N; Purcal C, 2005, Stronger Families and Communities Strategy: National Evaluation Framework, Report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Families and Community Services
2005
Ghate D; Coomes M; Katz I; Dinos S, 2005, Further Work on the Parenting in Poor Environments Index; Final Report to the Home Office, Policy Research Bereau, London, Feasibility study
2005
Ghate D; Katz I; Bhabra S; Beecham J, 2005, Meeting the mental health needs of children in the child protection system, Policy Research Bureau, London, Meeting the mental health needs of children in the child protection system
2005
Katz I, 2005, Framework for the evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Framework for the evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy
2005
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Katz I; Newton BJ; Bates S; Raven M, 2016, Evaluation theories and approaches; relevance for Aboriginal contexts, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, http://dx.doi.orghttps://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_theories_and_approaches__relevance_for_Aboriginal_contexts.pdf
2016