Indigenous families

Publications about Indigenous families

CFCA— Aug 2017

A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2015-16.

Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities
Closing the Gap— Dec 2016

Investigates the effectiveness of current mainstream, international, and Indigenous prevention programs and identifies principles of success.

CFCA— Aug 2015

Outlines the contemporary understanding of the Principle, and reviews the barriers at the policy and practice levels that impede its implementation

Cultural competency in the delivery of health services for Indigenous people
Closing the Gap— Jul 2015

This paper examines the Australian and international evidence on cultural competence in health care settings.

CFCA— May 2015

A review of the literature on Indigenous community-managed programs and organisations, with a focus on what works in these initiatives

Commissioned report— Dec 2014

Assesses the impact of the scheme on clients, the effectiveness of the implementation, and the cost-effectiveness of the model, and to inform policy.

Ear disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
Closing the Gap— Nov 2014

This resource sheet reviews past and current programs, research and strategies for the prevention and treatment of ear disease in Indigenous children.

Commissioned report— Nov 2014

Examines the impact of four programs designed to divert Indigenous people from entering the justice system.

Effective strategies to strengthen the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Closing the Gap— Oct 2014

Identifies what works, what doesn't, and the gaps in the research evidence.

CFCA— Sep 2014

Explores some of the characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to family functioning

Funding Indigenous organisations: Improving governance performance through innovations in public finance management in remote Australia
Closing the Gap— Sep 2014

Reviews the literature on Australian and international experiences and suggests avenues for future engagement.

Law and justice: prevention and early intervention programs for Indigenous youth
Closing the Gap— Jul 2014

This resource sheet examines some of the initiatives and programs that have been trialled in Australia to address this issue.

Engaging Indigenous parents in their children's education
Closing the Gap— Jul 2014

Reviews evaluation studies on parental educational engagement in Australia and presents case studies on several programs.

Effectiveness of traineeships and apprenticeships for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
Closing the Gap— Jun 2014

Looks at the data on participation rates, gender differences, occupation types, employment outcomes, and personal outcomes, and reviews their impacts.

Working with Indigenous men in behaviour change programs
ACSSA Working With— Apr 2014

Helem Yumba Central Queensland Healing Centre is a community organisation in Rockhampton, Queensland, which offers support and counselling services