Financial support after separation can affect children’s wellbeing across a range of areas, and negotiation of financial arrangements is one of the key tasks for many parents in the post-separation period.
Divorce and separation
Understanding the factors that lead to good decision-making in post-separation parenting arrangements is critical to ensure that outcomes for children are as positive as possible. But what do we know about children’s own views on the success or otherwise of these decisions?
Research from the Parramatta Family Relationship Centre
Examines the importance of listening to the perspectives of young people on their experiences of parental separation.
Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers
Articles include: communication with young people in a family services setting; investigating gender differences in romantic relationships
Articles include: a commentary on genuine effort in practice; engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services; shariah law and divorce
Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them
A brief overview of mental health problems and causes, and the impact of mental health problems on family relationships and dynamics.