Publications

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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Children's Contact Services: Key issues

Joanne Commerford and Cathryn Hunter
CFCA Paper No. 35 — October 2015

This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area

Father (30s) with two young children (18 months and 2 years).

Tailoring parenting to fit the child

Diana Smart
AFRC Briefing No. 4 — May 2007

An overview about synchronising parenting methods and child characteristics, and ways in which parenting can be attuned to "fit" the child.

The changing role of grandparents

Gay Ochiltree
AFRC Briefing No. 2 — November 2006

A discussion of grandparents' roles in caring for children and ways in which service providers can support them.