Defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children.
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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
10 positive actions a parent can take if they learn their child is bullying others
This paper provides background information about children who bully.
This guide aims to provide practitioners and other professionals with information on school bullying and ways to work with a child who is bullying.
A guide to help parents recognise the signs that their child might be bullying others, and provide ways to constructively address the behaviour
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay