Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers
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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Collecting data from parents and children for the purpose of evaluation: Issues for child and family services in disadvantaged communities
An outline of the challenges child and family services face when collecting data directly from parents and children for evaluation
Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
This Practice Sheet explores the methods for developing the capacity of professionals through post qualification development and training.
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
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.
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.
Explores the issues involved in applying a public health approach together with a human rights perspective to healing and protecting infants.
Examines bullying and its impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, and the significance of family relationships in dealing with bullying.