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
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.