This practice guide provides evidence-based guidance on screening for and supporting those faced with food insecurity in Australia.
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 practice paper reviews the evidence on food security and describes the prevalence, impact and experience of food insecurity in Australia.
Working together to keep children and families safe: Strategies for developing collaborative competence
This practice paper focuses on improving cross-sectoral relationships between child protection and child and family welfare practitioners.
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
An exploration of the concept of community resilience and frameworks and tools developed to understand and measure it.
Investigates issues relating to evaluating whole-of-community initiatives.
Food insecurity in Australia: What is it, who experiences it and how can child and family services support families experiencing it?
Explores food insecurity in Australia with a focus on identifying those most likely to suffer it as well as considering its impact
Focus on natural disasters: literature review on responses of families, children and adolescents; a whole-of-service response to the 2006 Grampians
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them