Child Aware Approaches is a grassroots initiative to develop local approaches, actions and initiatives to keep children safe and well.
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 aims to provide a broad overview of child neglect, one of the most common forms of maltreatment.
Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.
An overview of the possible effects and adverse consequences of child abuse and neglect for children and adolescents
An overview of the potential long-term effects of child abuse and neglect that can extend into adulthood for survivors
A review and synthesis of the Australian and international literature on same-sex parented families.
Information on how to disseminate evaluation findings to the broader service sector, including tips for writing and publishing an evaluation report
Information about the types of evaluation methods that inform evidence-based practice, and tips for services on establishing a culture of evaluation
A guide to the why, who, what, when, where and how of evaluation, particularly the vital tasks needed to ensure an evaluation goes smoothly
An outline of the steps involved in planning an evaluation, and an overview of the key concepts relating to the broad stages of evaluation