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Refugee communities intercultural dialogue: building relationships, building communities

  title={Refugee communities intercultural dialogue: building relationships, building communities},
  author={Vicky Saunders and Steven Roche and Morag McArthur and Fiona Arney and Tahereh Ziaian},
Overview This mixed-methods study, undertaken by the Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS), Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the Australian Centre for Child Protection (ACCP), University of South Australia (USA), on behalf of the Department of Social Services (DSS), was designed to provide in-depth and contextualised data about how services may better support refugee parents to care for their children. By developing a better understanding of the social supports, resources and… 
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