A practical guide for organisations, professionals and any other person responding to children and young people disclosing abuse
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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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.
Rarely an isolated incident: Acknowledging the interrelatedness of child maltreatment, victimisation and trauma
Experiences of child maltreatment are rarely isolated incidents; different forms of abuse often co-occur, and trauma often develops over time
Interagency collaboration: Part A. What is it, what does it look like, when is it needed and what supports it?
Looks at what collaboration is, the benefits and risks and when it is likely to be most effective.
Interagency collaboration: Part B. Does collaboration benefit children and families? Exploring the evidence
Investigates the relationship between collaboration and improved outcomes for children and families.
The purpose of this audit is to identify, describe and disseminate information about Australian research projects undertaken during 1995-2010