Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
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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Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
This paper seeks to clarify what community engagement involves, and the role it can play in improving outcomes for children and families
This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of counselling and psychotherapy, and outlines the factors that contribute to its success
This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected