This paper provides a theoretical basis to working with vulnerable and high-risk families where parenting is not "good enough" or even unsafe
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 about applying motivational interviewing techniques to support parents to enhance the safety and wellbeing of their children
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training
Planning for safety with at-risk families: Resource guide for workers in intensive home-based family support programs
A guide for practitioners on assisting their clients to develop and implement a safety plan
This paper explores how insights from the field of community capacity-building can improve child welfare practice and policy in Australia.
An overview of the ethical review process and how it applies to service providers evaluating their own programs
Good and innovative practice in service delivery to vulnerable and disadvantaged families and children
This paper is an overview of an analysis of the Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Client Access Strategies
This paper explores the theoretical understandings of supervisory neglect and how these understandings might assist in delivering practical responses
Safe and supportive Indigenous families and communities for children: A synopsis and critique of Australian research
A review of research on building safe and supportive families and communities for Indigenous children in Australia.
A review of research on resilience, and how resilience is defined, measured and used in practice.