An overview of the public health model and how it applies to the Australian child welfare and child protection system
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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An overview of the current evidence on who is likely to be a perpetrator of child abuse and neglect
Child Aware Approaches is a grassroots initiative to develop local approaches, actions and initiatives to keep children safe and well.
This paper aims to provide a broad overview of child neglect, one of the most common forms of maltreatment.
This paper provides a theoretical basis to working with vulnerable and high-risk families where parenting is not "good enough" or even unsafe
Planning for safety with at-risk families: Resource guide for workers in intensive home-based family support programs
A guide for practitioners on assisting their clients to develop and implement a safety plan
This paper explores the theoretical understandings of supervisory neglect and how these understandings might assist in delivering practical responses
A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.
Safe and supportive families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for children in Australia.
The purpose of this audit is to identify, describe and disseminate information about Australian research projects undertaken during 1995-2010