This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area
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Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
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
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them
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.
Insights into the protective effects and risks that influence forms of functioning among Aboriginal families.
Prevention and early intervention in strengthening families and relationships: Challenges and implications
Challenges and strategies for encouraging individuals to engage in prevention and early-intervention activities focusing on healthy relationships.