Child Family Community Australia

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is AIFS’ information hub for evidence, resources and support for professionals working in the child, family and community welfare sector.

Recent publications

CFCA Resource Sheet— Aug 2021

An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"

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CFCA Paper— Aug 2021

This paper presents evidence from a scoping review on the factors that influence the stability of placement moves for children in out-of-home care.

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Expert Panel Project resource— Aug 2021

This resource is a guide for those who are planning a needs assessment and want to identify and assess possible data sources.

CFCA Resource Sheet— Aug 2021

Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children

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