Publications

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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Online safety

CFCA Resource Sheet— March 2016

An overview of online safety for parents, including useful resources and practical tips for monitoring and protecting children online

Trauma-informed care in child/family welfare services

Liz Wall, Daryl Higgins and Cathryn Hunter
CFCA Paper No. 37 — February 2016

This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia

Trauma-informed care in child/family welfare services

Children's Contact Services: Key issues

Joanne Commerford and Cathryn Hunter
CFCA Paper No. 35 — October 2015

This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area

Children’s Contact Services: Key issues

What is child abuse and neglect?

CFCA Resource Sheet— September 2015

An overview of child abuse and neglect terminology, including broad definitions of physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect and sexual abuse

What is child abuse and neglect?

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