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Access to justice: reporting child sexual abuse in Australian indigenous communities

Bailey, Cate 2016, Access to justice: reporting child sexual abuse in Australian indigenous communities, PhD thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Access to justice: reporting child sexual abuse in Australian indigenous communities
Author Bailey, CateORCID iD for Bailey, Cate orcid.org/0000-0001-5030-430X
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Powell, MartineORCID iD for Powell, Martine orcid.org/0000-0001-5092-1308
Date submitted 2016-11
Keyword(s) Indigenous communities
child sexual abuse
reporting levels
community engagement
Summary  Child sexual abuse is more prevalent in Indigenous communities, but is less likely to be reported. This thesis found that it was difficult for Indigenous children to disclose abuse to authorities, but that deep engagement between communities, police and child welfare organisations were effective, and were endorsed by Indigenous stakeholders.
Language eng
Field of Research 170104 Forensic Psychology
Socio Economic Objective 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Description of original xix, 195 pages, plus appendices : illustrations, tables, some coloured
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author. All Rights Reserved.
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30103033

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (full text)
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