Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
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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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.
This sheet is aimed at providing program practitioners and providers with a range of resources relating to conducting program or practice evaluation.
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
Articles include: a commentary on genuine effort in practice; engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services; shariah law and divorce
Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach
What works with adolescents? Family connections and involvement in interventions for adolescent problem behaviours
Examines the literature regarding adolescent-parent relationships, and the evidence for family involvement in interventions to address problems.
Reviews workforce issues and challenges in the family relationship services, and identifies key models, responses and strategies to address them.
Focus on natural disasters: literature review on responses of families, children and adolescents; a whole-of-service response to the 2006 Grampians