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Our publications document Brotherhood research and policy analysis, share learning from evaluations of Brotherhood services, and keep our supporters informed about our work.

See also journal articles and contributions to books by Brotherhood researchers.

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June 2014 (PDF file, 606 KB)

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By Joseph Borlagdan and Kyle Peyton 2014

PACTS is a program helping parents to support their children's decision making and choices about career pathways and relevant training.

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February 2014 (PDF file, 217 KB)

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By Jennifer Hanson-Peterson 2013

This preliminary scan of the national and Victorian standards and of Victorian teacher training programs explored the extent to which course descriptions include the skills deemed essential for working with ‘at-risk’, disengaged students.

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By George Myconos 2012

In Frankston, the Brotherhood of St Laurence has developed a Community VCAL program for 15 to 18-year-olds who have faced barriers to mainstream education

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December 2011 (PDF file, 74 KB)

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August 2011, (PDF file, 92 KB)

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By Max Liddell, Tony Barnett, Fatoumata Diallo Roost and Juliet McEachran 2011

Read the national evaluation of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY).

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By Sharon Bond 2011

Read the study of the Peninsula Youth Connections program

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By George Myconos 2011

In Frankston, the Brotherhood of St Laurence has developed a Community VCAL program tailored for young people aged 15 to 18 who have experienced barriers to mainstream education.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

Torres Strait Islander flag, an icon of a traditional headdress on blue, black and green stripes