Australian Centre for Child Protection, University of South Australia
Olivia is a researcher and PhD scholar at the Australian Centre for Child Protection at the University of South Australia. Her areas of research include repeat involvement with child protection and support needs of foster carers. Olivia’s research into child protection intake, assessment and response systems has underpinned findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory. She has led a team examining risk factors and child outcomes in child protection case file reviews as part of the South Australian Early Intervention Research Directorate and been a member of project teams examining the incidence and prevalence of child sexual abuse for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.