All posts by Kerryann Walsh

Kerryann Walsh is a Professor in the School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education at QUT. She is a member of the Centre for Child & Family Studies. For the past 20 years, her work has focused on better preparing educators to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. Kerryann served as an Academic Advisor to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (2015-2017) and led the research underpinning the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. 

All children need heroes

Child abuse and neglect reporting is challenging. No doubt about it.  Challenging. The factors that make it challenging are very complex.   Photo by Lizo Sonkwala on Unsplash Factors that influence professionals’ reporting practice can be personal and professional. These include things like thresholds for reporting (what child protection systems need for a report to be […]

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