The impact of incarceration on children's care: a strategic framework for good care planning

Project title The impact of incarceration on children's care: a strategic framework for good care planning
Project number LP110100084
Duration 2011-2013
Funding amount $286,188
Researcher(s)

A/Prof Chris Trotter (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences), Dr Catherine Flynn (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences), Dr Bronwyn Naylor, Prof Paul Collier (Faculty of Business and Economics), A/Prof David Baker (Faculty of Arts), Dr Kay McCauley-Elsom (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences), and Dr Anna Eriksson (Faculty of Arts)

(Administered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University)

Partner organisations Department of Human Services, Vic, Department of Human Services Victoria-Child Safety Commissioner, Department of Justice, Victoria, Prison Fellowship Australia - Victoria, SHINE for Kids Co-operative Ltd, and VACRO - Victorian Association for the Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders
Project summary This project will study best practice for care planning of children whose primary carers are incarcerated within the Australian criminal justice system. It will develop a strategic framework for future policy and practice in Australian care planning with the aim of improving outcomes for both parents and children.