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— 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.

The economic costs of child abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2018

An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia

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CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2018

An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia

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CFCA Resource Sheet— Sep 2018

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

Our next event

Webinar
24 October 2018 13:00 to 14:00

This webinar will discuss research on international family inclusion initiatives in child welfare and how they can be applied in Australia.

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