Q&A: Dr Nick Kowalenko Speaks of Harm Done to Children in Detention

Kowalenko_Nick_DrA damning new report by the Human Rights Commission suggests more than one-third of children in immigration detention centres have conditions serious enough to require outpatient care.

Hundreds of assaults against children were reported by the commission and 128 teenagers were said to have harmed themselves between January 2013 and March last year.

The Forgotten Children, which was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, also said 105 children were on suicide watch during this time.

Australian Doctor spoke to Dr Nick Kowalenko (pictured), chair the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists faculty of child and adolescent psychiatry, who interviewed some of the children for the report.

Read the full interview here: http://www.australiandoctor.com.au/news/news-insight/q-a-care-of-children-in-detention

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