Tasmania’s Children’s Commissioner wants app developed for kids in state care – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The app would enable a child to make confidential requests to their social workers, share feelings and, most critically, disclose abuse.

Communicating with them in a way that’s purpose-built for them will be the key to getting them to talk
Lisa Purves, child advocate
Mr Morrissey said allowing children to communicate in a way they were comfortable with could make a real difference.

“I think anything we can do to improve the voice of young people, particularly in state care, is important,” he said.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-21/tas-commissioner-wants-app-developed-for-kids-in-state-care/6408986

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