Review of kinship carer surveys to identify messages for policy and practice about the characteristics and support needs of kinship care families
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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A brief history of developments in child protection services in Australia and internationally
An overview of the public health model and how it applies to the Australian child welfare and child protection system
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Examines various aspects of supervision in work with adolescents, and provides tools to assist professionals and stimulate discussion
Provides practical information on the structures, practices and actions that support a change toward a strong culture of evaluation and research
Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning
An overview of the current evidence on who is likely to be a perpetrator of child abuse and neglect
Reviews recent research findings into couples in long-term relationships (married and de facto) that provide insight into the couple relationship.
Child Aware Approaches is a grassroots initiative to develop local approaches, actions and initiatives to keep children safe and well.