Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
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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Outlines the different approaches and instruments used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment
Enhancing the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Policy and practice considerations
Outlines the contemporary understanding of the Principle, and reviews the barriers at the policy and practice levels that impede its implementation
An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
A practical guide for organisations, professionals and any other person responding to children and young people disclosing abuse
A brief history of developments in child protection services in Australia and internationally
An overview of the public health model and how it applies to the Australian child welfare and child protection system
An overview of the current evidence on who is likely to be a perpetrator of child abuse and neglect
Child Aware Approaches is a grassroots initiative to develop local approaches, actions and initiatives to keep children safe and well.
This paper aims to provide a broad overview of child neglect, one of the most common forms of maltreatment.