This paper defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children
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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An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
An overview of the innovative use of technology in service delivery for organisations working with families, children and young people.
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training
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 shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach
Focus on natural disasters: literature review on responses of families, children and adolescents; a whole-of-service response to the 2006 Grampians
Examines bullying and its impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, and the significance of family relationships in dealing with bullying.
Looking at "postvention"for families - activities that can assist those bereaved by suicide to cope with what has occurred.