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
This paper aims to provide non-legal professionals in the family law sector with a general outline of the relevant reforms
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 survey of research projects undertaken by Family Relationship Centres, their concerns, usefulness of reflective practice and experience of research.
Articles on barriers and enablers to engaging with men from a variety of cultural backgrounds, different meanings of child-focused ideal for family
A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.