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.
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 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.