Explores the issues involved in applying a public health approach together with a human rights perspective to healing and protecting infants.
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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This paper looks at the extent of family group conferencing in Australian child protection practice since the first trial was initiated in 1992.
Developing a road map for research: Identifying the priorities for a national child protection research agenda
Identifying the priorities for a national child protection research agenda.
This paper investigates recent literature on child maltreatment in organisational settings.
Child abuse prevention: what works? The effectiveness of home visiting programs for preventing child maltreatment
Produced by the former National Child Protection Clearinghouse
Describes Fabricated or Induced Illness by Carers (FIIC) and explore some implications for practitioners working to protect children from harm.
This paper outlines a theoretical framework to underpin the definitions of fatal child neglect and provides an ecological perspective on prevention.
This paper provides a review of legislation and services delivered to Indigenous communities in Canada, the United States and New Zealand.
Developed with SNAICC to provide an overview of the issues around the child abuse and neglect of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Explores the Internet's role in child sexual exploitation, exposure to sexually explicit material and the use of the Internet by paedophiles.