Researchers from SPRC and the Gendered Violence Research Network at UNSW Sydney are undertaking an evaluation of 1800RESPECT, the national online and telephone counselling service for people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.
Millions of children now rely on support from Chinese child welfare nongovernment organisations. The government is reforming NGO policy in response to public demands about service quality, but it lacks relevant research.
This project is a retrospective study examining adoption for children from OOHC in NSW. It will examine the experiences and outcomes of young people who have been adopted from OOHC, and the experiences of birth parents during the OOHC adoption process.
This project aims to ensure that people who live in the NBMLHD and who experience mental illness and mental distress have the opportunity to develop their own Advance Statement, which is a tool to support personal control and decision-making during times of mental health crisis.
This research examines the ageing of people with disability in the supported employment sector (Australian Disability Enterprises) and consider the barriers to retirement for people working in Australian Disability Enterprises.
As a new child-centred study, this project involved young people’s perspectives to design and conduct Australia’s first major nationally representative and internationally comparable survey of wellbeing among children aged 8-14 years.
The project examined the lived experience of people with arthritis and the disability impact of arthritis on their quality of life. It aimed to identify the potential effects of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
This evaluation ran for 2.5 years from June 2012 and primarily focused on the implementation of Assertive CAMHS and identified the barriers and facilitating factors to effective implementation of the program.
The evaluation compared three Attendant Care Program funding options, which differ in who employs the attendant carers, who receives the funding from the government and who is responsible for management and reporting.