Welcome to PERCAN
Pursuit of Excellence In Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect In Western Australia
The PERCAN project supported by Lotterywest will be closing in early 2023.
To learn more about the project’s significant work and outcomes, please contact project partners the Australian Centre for Child Protection, or Parkerville Children and Youth Care.
How big are the issues?
1 in 4 Australian children will experience abuse and/or neglect by the age of 10 years.
Up to 27% of Australian females and 12% of males report experiencing childhood sexual abuse
Western Australia has the second highest rate of child sexual abuse in Australia
New online courses to transform lives of WA’s most traumatised children
A new series of online training courses focused on transforming the lives of children who have experienced child abuse and neglect will support Western Australian (WA) frontline practitioners to deliver world-leading responses to abuse-related trauma.
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