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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Discussion of the factors affecting relationship satisfaction for new parents and the types of programs that can support the transition to parenthood.
Examines bullying and its impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, and the significance of family relationships in dealing with bullying.
Reporting on factors that may influence fathers' involvement with services and the competence of practitioners to engage with fathers.
Looking at "postvention"for families - activities that can assist those bereaved by suicide to cope with what has occurred.
Insights into the protective effects and risks that influence forms of functioning among Aboriginal families.
Child inclusion as a principle and as evidence-based practice: Applications to family law services and related sectors
Provides evidence of the potential benefits of the child-inclusion model in dispute resolution with two successful applications.
An outline of strategies that professionals may employ to support and strengthen parent/carer partnerships.
An overview about synchronising parenting methods and child characteristics, and ways in which parenting can be attuned to "fit" the child.
A summary of developments addressing challenges and directions for the field of marriage and relationship education.