A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
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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Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
Domestic and family violence in pregnancy and early parenthood : Overview and emerging interventions
Describes the issues relevant to understanding domestic and family violence during pregnancy and outlines implications for practice
This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning
10 positive actions a parent can take if they learn their child is bullying others
This paper provides background information about children who bully.
This guide aims to provide practitioners and other professionals with information on school bullying and ways to work with a child who is bullying.