Healing Trauma and Loss and Increasing Social Connections: Transitions from Care and Early Parenting

Out of Home Care (OOHC), Young People, Trauma Informed Practice, Journal article

This Monash University research article engages qualitative data from service practitioners to help identify factors that can lead out-of-home care leavers to become parents before age 21. Some key themes included feelings of loss and isolation and poor sex education with implications for service practitioners.

Missing figures: The role of domestic and family violence in youth suicide

Family Violence, Trauma Informed Practice, Report

This joint report highlights the association between family violence and youth suicide in Australia. It emphasises the need to address the impact on children and adolescents and recommends establishing a trauma-informed service to prevent suicides. Valuable for practitioners in family violence and youth mental health.