A glossary of common terms used within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities
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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Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
Defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children.
This Resource Sheet briefly summarises a number of influential recent approaches to conceptualising and measuring disadvantage.
What role can child and family services play in enhancing opportunities for parents and families : Exploring the concepts of social exclusion and social inclusion
Provides ideas about how social inclusion can be used to plan and deliver child and family services in ways that enhance opportunities for families.
A summary of research on social inclusion and the relevance of the concept and its application to family support services.
Summarises lessons learned from services that are working effectively to reduce Indigenous disadvantage in Australia.
Assessing and responding to parenting support needs in disadvantaged families: Lessons from parent education programs
How to assess and respond to the needs of parents who are seeking support in their parenting role - summary of 3 parenting education programs.
Are disadvantaged families "hard to reach"? Engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services
Provides ideas for practitioners and policy-makers about how to increase engagement of hard to reach families in child and family services/programs.