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.
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 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.
A guide to the various child safety screening programs in each Australian state and territory
This paper reports on the results of a rapid evidence review of research into factors influencing the utilisation of therapy for child sexual abuse.
This paper describes a rapid evidence review of research on the utilisation of therapy for child sexual abuse.
This paper reviews the evidence for telepractice as a service delivery method in the family and relationship services sector.
Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
Building a positive evaluation culture: Key considerations for managers in the families and children services sector
This resource has tips and key considerations for managers wanting to help build an organisational culture where evidence and evaluation are valued.