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Aron Shlonsky Monash University, School of Primary and Allied Care, Australia

Aron Shlonsky, PhD, is Professor and Head of Department (Social Work) at Monash University School of Primary and Allied Health Care. He is known for his work in child and youth services, particularly in the generation, synthesis and implementation of evidence to inform practice and policy in the child and family services field. He has authored and co-authored over 100 other books, peer-reviewed articles and government reports in the child protection and family services areas including decision-making and risk assessment in child welfare, youth justice and domestic violence services, the predictors and effects of sibling separation in foster care, issues surrounding kinship foster care, and the teaching and implementation of evidence-informed practice.