Financial Stress: We’re worrying ourselves sick over money – ABC

Extract from an article by Darragh O’Keeffe, ABC Health & Wellbeing – Refers to the work of Dr Dina Bowman & her team at the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Melbourne It was a break-up with her partner four years ago that plunged Shari Rainbow into sudden financial dire straits. “Within a month, I went from owning my … [Read More] Financial Stress: We’re worrying ourselves sick over money – ABC

Longitudinal Associations Between Parental Bonding, Parenting Stress, and Executive Functioning in Toddlerhood – Journal of Child and Family Studies

ABSTRACT Early executive functioning is an important predictor for future development of children’s cognitive skills and behavioral outcomes. Parenting behavior has proven to be a key environmental determinant of child executive functioning. However, the association of parental affect and cognitions directed to the child with child executive functioning has been understudied. Therefore, in the present … [Read More] Longitudinal Associations Between Parental Bonding, Parenting Stress, and Executive Functioning in Toddlerhood – Journal of Child and Family Studies

NEW: Brotherhood Update: Research & policy from the Brotherhood of St Laurence

Brotherhood Update February 2017 Welcome to the first Brotherhood Update for 2017, which features items on refugee jobseekers, aged care, young people’s education and training, energy hardship and more. RESEARCH FORUM What would enable refugees to thrive in the labour market? The experiences of humanitarian migrants seeking meaningful work in Australia were highlighted at a … [Read More] NEW: Brotherhood Update: Research & policy from the Brotherhood of St Laurence

Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016 – New Policy Institute (UK)

This latest annual report from the New Policy Institute brings together the most recent data to present a comprehensive picture of poverty in the UK. Key points include: The number of private renters in poverty has doubled over the last decade. There are now as many private renters in poverty as social renters. Rent accounts for at … [Read More] Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016 – New Policy Institute (UK)

‘We Lost the House, We Lost Everything’: What dealing with financial stress looks like – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Dina Bowman, Principal Research Fellow, Work and Economic Security, Research & Policy Centre, Brotherhood of St Laurence and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne and Marcus Banks, Senior Research Fellow, Work & Economic Security, Research & Policy Centre, Brotherhood of St Laurence. Social policy and consumer finance researcher, School … [Read More] ‘We Lost the House, We Lost Everything’: What dealing with financial stress looks like – The Conversation

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