An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
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 describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area
A survey of research projects by Family Relationship Centres, their concerns, usefulness of reflective practice and experience of research.
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.
Child inclusion as a principle and as evidence-based practice: Applications to family law services and related sectors
Provides evidence of the potential benefits of the child-inclusion model in dispute resolution with two successful applications.
An outline of strategies that professionals may employ to support and strengthen parent/carer partnerships.
An overview about synchronising parenting methods and child characteristics, and ways in which parenting can be attuned to "fit" the child.
A summary of developments addressing challenges and directions for the field of marriage and relationship education.
A discussion of grandparents' roles in caring for children and ways in which service providers can support them.