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

Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
CFCA Resource Sheet— May 2016

Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities

Supported playgroups for parents and children
CFCA Paper— May 2016

This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children

Pre-employment screening: Working with children checks and police checks
CFCA Resource Sheet— May 2016

A guide to the various child safety screening programs in each Australian state and territory

AIFS 2016 Conference

6-8 July, Melbourne
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