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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
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The Take Two program for abused children

Margarita Frederico, Annette Jackson, Carly Black

Take Two is a therapeutic service in Victoria designed to help infants, children and young people who have been traumatised by abuse and/or neglect. Its staff, who have backgrounds in child protection, mental health and welfare services, provide individual therapy to selected children seen by health workers, engaging the children and their networks in the therapeutic process. Take Two also works closely with teachers and with other professionals in the area of child welfare.

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The role of families in preventing alcohol-related harm among young people

Bernadette Ward, Pamela Snow

Professionals who work with young people can help parents and carers to deal with problem drinking by teenagers – Prevention Research Quarterly.

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The revolving door doesn't work: poverty and effective schooling

John McCormick

A recent study of Tasmanian government schools has examined the characteristics of high-performing schools in high-poverty communities – The Australian Educational Leader.

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