A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
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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This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training
Discussion of the factors affecting relationship satisfaction for new parents and the types of programs that can support the transition to parenthood.
Collecting data from parents and children for the purpose of evaluation: Issues for child and family services in disadvantaged communities
An outline of the challenges child and family services face when collecting data directly from parents and children for evaluation
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 on barriers and enablers to engaging with men from a variety of cultural backgrounds, different meanings of child-focused ideal for family
A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.
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.
Examines bullying and its impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, and the significance of family relationships in dealing with bullying.