Publications

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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Family Relationships Quarterly No. 15

AFRC Newsletter No. 15 — March 2010

Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach

Family Relationships Quarterly No. 12

AFRC Newsletter No. 12 — May 2009

Articles on barriers and enablers to engaging with men from a variety of cultural backgrounds, different meanings of child-focused ideal for family

Voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care: Perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young People

Jenny R. Higgins, Daryl Higgins, Leah Bromfield and Nick Richardson
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers and Young People: Strengths and Barriers No. 7 — September 2007

In this paper, international and Australian research on children’s wellbeing and the views of young people in care are reviewed

Voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in care

Children with complex needs: Perspectives of professionals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies, non-government agencies and government departments

Jenny R. Higgins, Daryl Higgins, Leah Bromfield and Nick Richardson
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers and Young People: Strengths and Barriers No. 6 — September 2007

Looks at what kinds of support services were in place to support children in out-of-home care, and what support services were needed

Children with complex needs

Supporting carers: Perspectives of professionals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies, non-government agencies and government departments

Daryl Higgins, Leah Bromfield, Jenny R. Higgins and Nick Richardson
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers and Young People: Strengths and Barriers No. 5 — September 2007

Looks at what type of support carers needed to continue in their caring role, and barriers that made it difficult to provide appropriate care

Supporting carers

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