Projects tagged with Policy and Journal article
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Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Hazards, Healthcare, Life expectancy, Pregnancy
Objectives: To determine the proportion of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity cases, identified by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), that are also reported within the annual serious adverse events (SAEs) reports published by the Health Quality and Safety...
Becoming Better Helpers: rethinking language to move beyond simplistic responses to women experiencing intimate partner violence
Topics: Literature review, Research, Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Social Services, Policy
The prevalence of family violence is a persistent challenge facing New Zealand. Its effects are pervasive, spanning multiple levels: individuals, family/whānau, communities, and society in general. A major challenge in effectively addressing family violence is the apparent disconnect that exists between the various agencies and...
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Children, Quality of Life, Innovation
Social Work Now, Issue 50, pages 30-33. There are times when simple solutions to issues present themselves. The ability to explore innovations and new ways of thinking can help keep your own social work practice fresh and vibrant, while at the same time allowing individuals the...
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Children, Quality of Life
Social Work Now, issue 48, pages 25-32. Children and young people are vital members of families, communities, and society, and ultimately of future generations. As such they have indelible human rights, as signalled by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. When...
Topics: Abuse & Neglect, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Whānau, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
Social Work Now, Issue 48, pages 18-24. Neglect is a serious form of child maltreatment that is at least as damaging as physical or sexual abuse in the long term (Gilbert et al, 2009b). As neglect can be an act/acts of omission, it is less tangible and harder to define....
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Social Services, Policy, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
Social Work Now, Issue 48, pages 10-17. Child neglect is one of the most insidious and damaging forms of maltreatment, having serious long-term consequences on the health and development of the child. It is also the second most frequent Child, Youth and Family child maltreatment...
The New Zealand Ministry of Education has published a best evidence synthesis iteration (BES) that identifies the characteristics of teacher professional development that makes a positive difference for valued student outcomes. A companion best evidence synthesis iteration (BES) that identifies the leadership influences on...
Topics: Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Victims, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Policy, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
Social Work Now, Issue 47, pages 27-34. New Zealand is no different from many other countries in the levels of violent and abusive behaviour within households. Most practitioners working within the social services sector will be confronted regularly with the multifaceted dynamics...
Brief Comment in Response to discussion of School leadership and student outcomes: Identifying what works and why best evidence synthesis (Robinson, Hohepa & Lloyd, 2009)
This is a response by the Chief Education Advisor, Iterative Best Evidence Syntesis Programme to a special issue of the Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice concerned with "School Leadership and Student Outcomes/He Kura Rangatira Best Evidence Synthesis (BES).". In it, the Chief Advisor responds to a...
The Impact of the Performance-Based Research Fund on the Research Productivity of New Zealand Universities
The introduction of the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) has resulted in much greater scrutiny of the research activities of New Zealand universities. This study examines the impact of this greater scrutiny on the research productivity of the universities.
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