This resource explores how an understanding of abuse and neglect of children with disability can assist in establishing child-safe organisations.
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 reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
Summary of how transport and disadvantage intersect and why some groups are especially vulnerable to transport disadvantage.
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: a commentary on genuine effort in practice; engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services; shariah law and divorce
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