This paper provides an update on developments in therapeutic residential care and touches on issues that should form the focus of future research.
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 presents a review of available literature on problem sexual behaviours and sexually abusive behaviours exhibited in young people.
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of counselling and psychotherapy, and outlines the factors that contribute to its success
A review of the research on the effectiveness of relationship education and counselling
Reviews recent research findings into couples in long-term relationships (married and de facto) that provide insight into the couple relationship.
Child Aware Approaches is a grassroots initiative to develop local approaches, actions and initiatives to keep children safe and well.
Good and innovative practice in service delivery to vulnerable and disadvantaged families and children
This paper is an overview of an analysis of the Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Client Access Strategies
A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.
Safe and supportive families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for children in Australia.