Karen Broadley, MSocSci, BA
Karen has more than 20 years’ experience working in the field of child and family welfare and statutory child protection services. This has included a number of roles within the Victorian statutory child protection system, including management and leadership positions.
Karen worked part-time at Child Abuse Prevention Research Australia, when it was placed within Monash Injury Research Institute, Monash University. Karen has sole-authored and co-authored a number of journal articles, book chapters, reports and conference papers. These publications all focus on the topic of child protection and child safety. They include a critique of the public health model as it is applied to child protection; risk assessment of sex offenders; child protection decision making about child removal; intervening to protect children from cumulative harm; children’s participation in child protection decision making; and the safety and well-being of young people leaving state care.
Preventing child sexual abuse
To be developed
Child abuse and neglect, Child protection, Risk assessment, Applying the public health model as a conceptual model to the problem of child abuse and neglect.