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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Therapeutic residential care services in Australia: A description of current service characteristics
This paper describes the configuration and characteristics of current therapeutic residential care services in Australia.
A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
This paper provides an update on developments in therapeutic residential care and touches on issues that should form the focus of future research.
This paper is designed to encourage practitioners to critically reflect on the role diagnostic systems play in their work with children and families.
A four-guide series on developmental differences intended for professionals supporting vulnerable children and their families.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Emotional dysregulation (practice guide 1 of 4)
The focus of this resource is emotional dysregulation; which may put a child at increased risk of social and emotional difficulties over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Diminished social reward (practice guide 2 of 4)
This resource focuses on diminished response to social reward; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of developing depression over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Difficulty with executive functioning (practice guide 3 of 4)
A resource on difficulty with executive functioning; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of learning and behavioural issues over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Threat bias (practice guide 4 of 4)
This series of practitioner resources describes four areas of developmental difference and outlines principles for supporting affected children.