Information on how to report suspected child abuse and neglect, including key contacts in each state and territory
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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This paper identifies effective early intervention programs to improve the social, emotional and behavioural health of children under 5 years.
This resource explains what theory of change is, why to develop one and how it can be used for program planning and evaluation.
An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"
This paper presents evidence from a scoping review on the factors that influence the stability of placement moves for children in out-of-home care.
This resource is a guide for those who are planning a needs assessment and want to identify and assess possible data sources.
Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
This document outlines the ethical issues that should be considered in any evaluation and when it is likely to need a formal review by an HREC.
This paper explores alcohol-related harm, alcohol use during early COVID-19, and a harm-minimisation approach when working with affected clients.
This resource gives a quick overview of some of the main evaluation designs used for outcomes evaluations or impact evaluations.