Adelaide and British researchers are hoping to develop an Australian-first avatar program to better train frontline child protection workers through interactive gaming technology.
A 3D-computer simulation program, developed in the UK following a tragic child abuse case similar to that of Adelaide girl Chloe Valentine, has so far trained more than 170 child protection staff in SA.
The “Rosie Safe” program walks social workers through the virtual home of a disadvantaged British family under investigation over...
The number of Minnesota children being removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect declined in 2018 for the first time in nearly a decade, a promising sign that local agencies have improved their ability to reach families before the point of crisis.
New data released Thursday from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) show that 6,741 children were removed from their homes and placed in foster care in 2018. That marks a 10% decline from the previous year and ends a nine-year increase in family separations, which stemmed in part from new child-protection laws and...
- Choosing a selection results in a full page refresh.
- Press the space key then arrow keys to make a selection.