This paper explores how insights from the field of community capacity-building can improve child welfare practice and policy in Australia.
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An overview of the ethical review process and how it applies to service providers evaluating their own programs
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
This paper reviews recent Australian and international research on the long-term effects of child sexual abuse
This paper reviews the research on whether some family structures expose children to a higher risk of child maltreatment than others
Good and innovative practice in service delivery to vulnerable and disadvantaged families and children
This paper is an overview of an analysis of the Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Client Access Strategies
This paper explores the theoretical understandings of supervisory neglect and how these understandings might assist in delivering practical responses
Safe and supportive Indigenous 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 Indigenous children in Australia.
Outlines the research into a history of child sexual abuse can influence men's perceptions and experience of fatherhood.
Examines the importance of listening to the perspectives of young people on their experiences of parental separation.