Defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children.
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An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Are disadvantaged families "hard to reach"? Engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services
Provides ideas for practitioners and policy-makers about how to increase engagement of hard to reach families in child and family services/programs.
Examines bullying and its impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, and the significance of family relationships in dealing with bullying.
Looking at "postvention"for families - activities that can assist those bereaved by suicide to cope with what has occurred.