New Directions in Developmentally Informed Intervention Research for Vulnerable Populations – Child Development

ABSTRACT This special section of Child Development brings together experts in developmental science and intervention research to incorporate current evidence on resilience for vulnerable populations and give concrete suggestions for action and research. This commentary synthesizes the contributions of the articles, noting themes such as simultaneous attention to multiple risk, protective, and promotive processes; integrating … [Read More] New Directions in Developmentally Informed Intervention Research for Vulnerable Populations – Child Development

Educational Inclusion and Critical Neuroscience: Friends or foes? – International Journal of Inclusive Education

ABSTRACT Momentum is continuing to grow in the circulation of neuroscientific discourse, informing aspects of how we live but affecting too how we think about education and learning. Neurologically informed intrusions into education frequently align with psychology which has until now largely adopted a ‘medical model’, supporting policies and practices which ultimately invoke psychopathology and … [Read More] Educational Inclusion and Critical Neuroscience: Friends or foes? – International Journal of Inclusive Education

Children’s Socio-emotional, Physical, and Cognitive Outcomes: Do they share the same drivers? – Australian Journal of Psychology

ABSTRACT It is commonly asserted that the same, or similar, risk factors are associated with a wide range of problematic child and adolescent outcomes such as educational, social and emotional problems, and poor health. This argument underpins calls for preventive approaches that target common causal drivers. However, the argument rests largely on the compilation of … [Read More] Children’s Socio-emotional, Physical, and Cognitive Outcomes: Do they share the same drivers? – Australian Journal of Psychology

The Role of Emotion Knowledge in the Links Between Shyness and Children’s Socio-emotional Functioning at Preschool – British Journal of Developmental Psychology

ABSTRACT The present study investigated the potential protective role of components of emotion knowledge (i.e., emotion recognition, situation knowledge) in the links between young children’s shyness and indices of socio-emotional functioning. Participants were n = 163 children (82 boys and 81 girls) aged 23-77 months ([mean] = 53.29, SD = 14.48), recruited from preschools in … [Read More] The Role of Emotion Knowledge in the Links Between Shyness and Children’s Socio-emotional Functioning at Preschool – British Journal of Developmental Psychology

The Quality of Work in a Changing Labour Market – Social Policy & Administration

ABSTRACT There have been sharply contrasting scenarios of the long-term pattern of change in the quality of work and employment in the advanced societies. Three broad perspectives have dominated enquiry in the last three decades: an optimistic tradition emphasizing progressive improvement in skills and the quality of work; a pessimistic tradition underlining emerging threats to … [Read More] The Quality of Work in a Changing Labour Market – Social Policy & Administration

The Politics of ‘Minimum Wage’ Welfare States: The Changing Significance of the Minimum Wage in the Liberal Welfare Regime – Social Policy & Administration

ABSTRACT It is an indisputable reality that the English-speaking welfare states have retreated from their distinct postwar welfare state compromises in ways that prompt many to wonder what is still liberal about the liberal welfare states. Considering developments in minimum wage institutions and politics in five liberal welfare states, this article argues that the apparent … [Read More] The Politics of ‘Minimum Wage’ Welfare States: The Changing Significance of the Minimum Wage in the Liberal Welfare Regime – Social Policy & Administration

NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework – Australian Government DSS

The NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework provides a nationally consistent approach to help empower and support NDIS participants to exercise choice and control, while ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place and establishes expectations for providers and their staff to deliver high quality supports. NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework The NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework is … [Read More] NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework – Australian Government DSS

Event – National Disability Summit

Melbourne, 8-9 May 2017 OVERVIEW This is a critical time for the NDIS and for every person it impacts. The NDIS is doubling the national investment in disability support and as it expands to additional sites, the industry needs to establish how it’s working in its current sites, with a keen focus on all the key … [Read More] Event – National Disability Summit

Homelessness in the News – Week beginning 13 Feb 2017

Brotherhood Library Staff will monitor press and add to this post throughout the week   BroCAP is produced by the two librarians at the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Melbourne, Australia. If you find our service useful and would like to contribute to ‘Working for an Australia Free of Poverty’, please consider a donation using … [Read More] Homelessness in the News – Week beginning 13 Feb 2017

NDIS in the News – Week Beginning 06 Feb 2017

Brotherhood Library staff will monitor press and add to this post throughout the week Monday 6th Feb 2017 (incorporating weekend) The Inverell Times – Families speak up on National Disability Scheme Tuesday 7th Feb 2017 The Newcastle Herald – Disability workers to strike across NSW The Queensland Times – Jobs in disability sector to grow in Ipswich Wednesday … [Read More] NDIS in the News – Week Beginning 06 Feb 2017

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