Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities
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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Information for practitioners and researchers on age of consent legislation in Australia
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16
Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
An overview of what is known about the prevalence of different forms of child abuse and neglect in Australia
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care