Maria Harries

Associate Professor, Adjunct Professor, BA Tas., DipSW W.Aust., MSocAdmin., Flin., PhD Murd.

  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 50 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
1993 …2019
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Personal profile


  • Child and family welfare
  • Voice of consumers of services
  • Ethics
  • Governance in the not-for-profit sector
  • Lay leadership in faith communities
  • Mental health
  • Privatisation/contracting
  • Professional values and ethics
  • Service evaluation

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Research Output 1993 2019

Overcrowded housing: One of a constellation of vulnerabilities for child sexual abuse

Cant, R. L., O'Donnell, M., Sims, S. & Harries, M., 1 Jul 2019, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 93, p. 239-248 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Child Abuse
Sex Offenses
Western Australia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Child Protection, Child Deaths, Politics and Policy Making: Numbers as Rhetoric

Harrison, C., Harries, M. P. & Liddiard, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Children Australia. 43, 3, p. 198-207 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Policy Making
child protection
Child Abuse
184 Downloads (Pure)

Connection and relationship in care- the voices of foster carers: a Western Australian study

Lund, S. J., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis


Protecting children within a relationship-based feminist care ethic

Harries, M., 2018, Critical ethics of care in social work: transforming the politics and practices of caring. Pease, B., Vreugdenhil, A. & Stanford, S. (eds.). Routledge, p. 94-104 (Routledge Advances in Social Work).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Accounting for the increase of children in care in Western Australia: What can a client information system tell us?

Bilson, A., Cant, R. L., Harries, M. & Thorpe, D. H., 1 Oct 2017, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 72, p. 291-300 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Australia
Child Care
Information Systems
Referral and Consultation
Length of Stay

Projects 1995 2013