This paper presents a review of available literature on problem sexual behaviours and sexually abusive behaviours exhibited in young people.
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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A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of counselling and psychotherapy, and outlines the factors that contribute to its success
A review of the research on the effectiveness of relationship education and counselling
Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
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.
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
What works with adolescents? Family connections and involvement in interventions for adolescent problem behaviours
Examines the literature regarding adolescent-parent relationships, and the evidence for family involvement in interventions to address problems.