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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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Why is there a shortage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers?: Perspectives of professionals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies, non-government agencies and government departments

Leah Bromfield, Jenny R. Higgins, Daryl Higgins and Nick Richardson
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers and Young People: Strengths and Barriers No. 1 — September 2007

In this paper we present study participants’ views about the shortage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers

Why is there a shortage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers?

Indigenous responses to child protection issues

Jenny R. Higgins and Nikki Butler
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers, Children and Young People: Profiling Promising Programs No. 4 — September 2007

Programs that collaborate with child protection services to enhance culturally relevant responses to child protection issues are profiled.

Indigenous responses to child protection issues

Comprehensive support for Indigenous carers and young people

Jenny R. Higgins and Nikki Butler
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers, Children and Young People: Profiling Promising Programs No. 3 — September 2007

Programs that offer comprehensive support for carers and young people are profiled in detail.

Comprehensive support for Indigenous carers and young people

Assessing, training and recruiting Indigenous carers

Jenny R. Higgins and Nikki Butler
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers, Children and Young People: Profiling Promising Programs No. 2 — September 2007

Specific programs that assess and train Indigenous general and kinship carers are profiled

Assessing, training and recruiting Indigenous carers

Characteristics of promising Indigenous out-of-home care programs and services

Jenny R. Higgins and Nikki Butler
Promising Practices in Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers, Children and Young People: Profiling Promising Programs No. 1 — September 2007

Common characteristics of the organisations’ programs and services that we profiled are outlined. Covers organisational practice and service delivery.

Common characteristics of the organisations’ programs and services that we profiled are outlined. Covers organisational practice and service delivery.

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