This paper aims to provide non-legal professionals in the family law sector with a general outline of the relevant reforms
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Examines the importance of listening to the perspectives of young people on their experiences of parental separation.
Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers
Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
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
Enhancing access to family dispute resolution for families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Explores the extent to which family dispute resolution (FDR) services are accessible to families from CALD backgrounds.
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
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