Investigates issues relating to evaluating whole-of-community initiatives.
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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In this Issues Paper, therapeutic residential care is described and contrasted with other models of out-of-home care.
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.
Food insecurity in Australia: What is it, who experiences it and how can child and family services support families experiencing it?
Explores food insecurity in Australia with a focus on identifying those most likely to suffer it as well as considering its impact
Discussion of the factors affecting relationship satisfaction for new parents and the types of programs that can support the transition to parenthood.
The purpose of this audit is to identify, describe and disseminate information about Australian research projects undertaken during 1995-2010
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
In this paper, we look at the issues facing those responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children in the context of parental separation.
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