Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
CFCA produces a range of publications. These include CFCA Papers, which offer an objective exploration of how research applies to policy and practice, and are written by or in collaboration with expert researchers and service providers. CFCA Resource Sheets and Practitioner Resources are shorter papers that focus on a specific issue in depth.
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Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
Outlines the role and duties of children's commissioners, and how they differ between Australian states and territories
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2014-15
An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care
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