Child Family Community Australia

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is an information exchange for practitioners, policy makers, service providers and researchers working with children, families and communities. CFCA is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.

Recent publications

Children’s Contact Services: Key issues
CFCA Paper— Oct 2015

This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area

CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2015

A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2013-14

What is child abuse and neglect?
CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2015

An overview of child abuse and neglect terminology, including broad definitions of physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect and sexual abuse

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