An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
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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Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning
A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.
Interagency collaboration: Part A. What is it, what does it look like, when is it needed and what supports it?
Looks at what collaboration is, the benefits and risks and when it is likely to be most effective.
Interagency collaboration: Part B. Does collaboration benefit children and families? Exploring the evidence
Investigates the relationship between collaboration and improved outcomes for children and families.
Collecting data from parents and children for the purpose of evaluation: Issues for child and family services in disadvantaged communities
An outline of the challenges child and family services face when collecting data directly from parents and children for evaluation
Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
This Practice Sheet explores the methods for developing the capacity of professionals through post qualification development and training.
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
Provides ideas for practitioners and policy-makers about how to increase engagement of fathers in child and family services and programs.