Young parents face the challenge of meeting not only their own developmental needs at a time of significant growth, but also the needs of their child.
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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This Practice Sheet explores the methods for developing the capacity of professionals through post qualification development and training.
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.
Assessing and responding to parenting support needs in disadvantaged families: Lessons from parent education programs
How to assess and respond to the needs of parents who are seeking support in their parenting role - summary of 3 parenting education programs.
Provides ideas for practitioners and policy-makers about how to increase engagement of fathers in child and family services and programs.
Are disadvantaged families "hard to reach"? Engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services
Provides ideas for practitioners and policy-makers about how to increase engagement of hard to reach families in child and family services/programs.
Reviews workforce issues and challenges in the family relationship services, and identifies key models, responses and strategies to address them.
A survey of research projects undertaken by Family Relationship Centres, their concerns, usefulness of reflective practice and experience of research.
A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.
Enhancing family and relationship service accessibility and delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse families in Australia
Identifying and using the issues and concerns of CALD families and service providers to make practice, procedure and policy recommendations.