This paper examines how men's behaviour change programs and fathering programs address fathering issues for men who use violence.
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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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
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area
Issues for the safety and wellbeing of children in families with multiple and complex problems: The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
Enhancing access to family dispute resolution for families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Explores the extent to which family dispute resolution (FDR) services are accessible to families from CALD backgrounds.
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
Online counselling, therapy and dispute resolution: A review of research and its application to family relationship services
A review of research and its application to family relationship services
A survey of research projects undertaken by Family Relationship Centres, their concerns, usefulness of reflective practice and experience of research.
A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.