Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
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A broad overview of some of the key issues identified in the growing literature on paternal mental illness
This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
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
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them
Looking at "postvention"for families - activities that can assist those bereaved by suicide to cope with what has occurred.
Identifying parental substance use and misuse in clinical practice; action research at the Hobart Family Relationships Centre; the late discovery