A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.
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Enhancing family and relationship service accessibility and delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse families in Australia
Identifying and using the issues and concerns of CALD families and service providers to make practice, procedure and policy recommendations.
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.
Prevention and early intervention in strengthening families and relationships: Challenges and implications
Challenges and strategies for encouraging individuals to engage in prevention and early-intervention activities focusing on healthy relationships.
Advent of compulsory family dispute resolution, implications for practitioners; Marital disaffection; the Break Through program for help
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.
Secrecy in adoptive families; competition and comparison in adolescent siblings; rural health conference report; outcomes-based approaches in programs
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.