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

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CFCA Paper— Dec 2018

This paper looks at intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and how service providers can provide appropriate support.

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CFCA Resource Sheet— Dec 2018

A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents

Reporting abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— Oct 2018

Information on how to report suspected child abuse and neglect, including key contacts in each state and territory

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CFCA Paper— Sep 2018

This paper provides an update on developments in therapeutic residential care and touches on issues that should form the focus of future research.

Our next event

12 February 2019 13:00 to 14:00

This webinar explores how practitioners can support child mental health by sharing information and effectively engaging with parents.


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