A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2016–2017
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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Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
Enhancing the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Policy and practice considerations
Outlines the contemporary understanding of the Principle, and reviews the barriers at the policy and practice levels that impede its implementation
A review of the literature on Indigenous community-managed programs and organisations, with a focus on what works in these initiatives.
Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning
Safe and supportive Indigenous 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 Indigenous children in Australia.
Summary of how transport and disadvantage intersect and why some groups are especially vulnerable to transport disadvantage.
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach