Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Identifying and defining a Headline Indicator
      • Next steps
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Background
      • Process of identifying a Headline Indicator
      • Structure of this information paper
    • 2 Policy context
      • COAG reform agenda
      • Family Support Program
      • Other Commonwealth initiatives
    • 3 Definition and conceptualisation
      • Defining social and emotional wellbeing
      • Conceptualising social and emotional wellbeing
    • 4 Social and emotional wellbeing and children’s outcomes
      • Individual internal and relational characteristics
      • Environments in which children develop
    • 5 Potential indicators for social and emotional wellbeing
      • From concepts to indicators
      • Selecting a single indicator
      • Potential indicators and measurement tools
    • 6 Identifying and defining a Headline Indicator
      • Self-report data items
      • ACER Social and Emotional Wellbeing Survey
      • Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
      • Discussion and recommendations
      • Data collection issues
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Process to identify a Headline Indicator
      • Appendix B: Headline Indicator Data Development Expert Working Group
      • Appendix C: Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop participants
      • Appendix D: Headline Indicators for children’s health, development and wellbeing
      • Appendix E: Additional information on selected surveys and screening tools
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures