Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
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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An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
In this paper, we look at the issues facing those responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children in the context of parental separation.
Articles include: a commentary on genuine effort in practice; engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services; shariah law and divorce
Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach
A survey of research projects undertaken by Family Relationship Centres, their concerns, usefulness of reflective practice and experience of research.
Articles on barriers and enablers to engaging with men from a variety of cultural backgrounds, different meanings of child-focused ideal for family
A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.
Enhancing family and relationship service accessibility and delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse families in Australia
Identifying and using the issues and concerns of CALD families and service providers to make practice, procedure and policy recommendations.
Reporting on factors that may influence fathers' involvement with services and the competence of practitioners to engage with fathers.