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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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Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
Defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children.
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
This paper looks at the risk factors associated with young people exiting the education system prematurely, particularly in a family context
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