Outlines recent research literature and discusses the use and effects of corporal punishment on children
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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Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
An overview of what we know, and what needs to be better understood, about children’s attachment needs in the context of out-of-home care
Outlines the role and duties of children's commissioners, and how they differ between Australian states and territories
An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care
An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia
Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.