This resource explores the issues that are commonly experienced by adolescents from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia
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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An overview of the issues involved when displaying images of children and young people online, including privacy laws, consent and safety
A practical guide for organisations, professionals and any other person responding to children and young people disclosing abuse
Review of kinship carer surveys to identify messages for policy and practice about the characteristics and support needs of kinship care families
A broad overview of some of the key issues identified in the growing literature on paternal mental illness
A brief history of developments in child protection services in Australia and internationally
An overview of the public health model and how it applies to the Australian child welfare and child protection system
This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected
Examines various aspects of supervision in work with adolescents, and provides tools to assist professionals and stimulate discussion