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Client violence towards workers in the child, family and community welfare sector

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Australian Institute of Family Studies. CFCA Paper No. 54 – March 2020 This paper explores the prevalence and presentation of client violence towards workers, considering any violent or aggressive behaviour from clients, direct associates of clients, and friends or family members of clients. It compares current research on client violence towards workers to official data reports, and considers...

Baby boomers re-entering dating game more vulnerable to STIs

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PM, ABC radio, 18/01/2018 Family Planning New South Wales surveyed 2,339 heterosexual men who were using an online dating service in 2014. The survey found men aged 50 or older were less likely to use condoms and more likely than younger men to think that condoms reduced sexual interest. The survey also found 49 per cent of men over 60 did not know that Australia’s most prevalent sexually...

Let’s talk about sex: Broaching sexual ethics with young people

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Australian Institute of Family Studies, 8 June 2016 Sexual violence and coercion is a serious problem faced by young people. Young women aged 18-24 are the most likely group to have experienced sexual violence in the past 12 months. As awkward or embarrassing as we can sometimes find it to talk to young people about sex and relationships, research such as that from the ABS shows how important it...

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