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.
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.
A survey of research projects by Family Relationship Centres, their concerns, usefulness of reflective practice and experience of research.
Brief review of demographic, social and economic trends in rural, regional and remote Australia to provide background to service delivery.
Explores the ease with which families can access child abuse and neglect prevention programs.