Experiences in care that make a difference to long-term outcomes of Australian care leavers


People who have lived in child welfare institutions and other substitute care as children are known to have suffered significant abuse and disadvantage in their life course. There is international concern about the trauma and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Elizabeth Fernandez (The University of New South Wales)
  2. Jung-Sook Lee (The University of New South Wales)

Topic Areas

Historical and theoretical approaches , Transition to adulthood from care


SYM05 » International Responses to the Historic Abuse of Children in Care (12:30 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala de Cámara)