A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.
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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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.
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
Issues for the safety and wellbeing of children in families with multiple and complex problems: The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
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.
Reporting on factors that may influence fathers' involvement with services and the competence of practitioners to engage with fathers.
Looking at "postvention"for families - activities that can assist those bereaved by suicide to cope with what has occurred.
Insights into the protective effects and risks that influence forms of functioning among Aboriginal families.