Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning
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Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach
Articles on barriers and enablers to engaging with men from a variety of cultural backgrounds, different meanings of child-focused ideal for family
Articles include using routine data collection at FRCs to examine the ways in which mothers and fathers utilise services
Summary of the results of the December 2007 review of the Clearinghouse; agency-based research on addressing client dropout; capacity challenges
The family law system and shared care arrangements; men's and women's attitudes to marriage and cohabitation; program spotlight on the 'Partnership'