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Assessment: When does it help and when does it hinder? Parents' experiences of the assessment process

Harris, Nathan


It is widely acknowledged that there are significant benefits when statutory child protection agencies and parents are able to engage cooperatively with one another to ensure the well-being of children. Despite promising innovations there are ongoing concerns that the current child protection model alienates and confuses many parents. It is hypothesized that a significant reason for this is that statutory agencies have become reliant on formalistic assessment, and as a consequence interactions...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Child and Family Social Work
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2012.00836.x


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