The ACU Safeguarding Children and Young People portal provides a range of resources and tools to support professionals and workers who are responsible for providing care or support to children and young people.
ACU has established expertise in the area of protecting children, including a dedicated research and knowledge translation centre, the ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies. The resources and tools included on this website builds on the research the ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies conducted research for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Additional resources and practice tools will become available in early 2018, including the pilot phase of a survey facility, which will help organisations to assess their practice, measure changes as a result of implementation of safeguarding strategies, and to compare their organisation with other similar organisations.
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Research and Resources: Access a range of research reports and resources, including research conducted by ACU for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Qualifications and Professional Learning: ACU provides a range of formal learning opportunities for new students and professionals seeking to develop specific skills and knowledge related to safeguarding children and young people.