AIFS research into mental health issues covers the gamut from survey data analysis to practice guidance for family welfare workers.
AGRC publication— Aug 2016
Informs on the evidence and use of e-mental health support and treatment options and ways these may be developed in the future.
CFCA— Aug 2016
Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness.
These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.
Does life satisfaction improve or decline as people grow older? What happens to people's outlook as they pass through the common events of life?
CFCA— Feb 2015
A broad overview of some of the key issues identified in the growing literature on paternal mental illness.
Identifies what works, what doesn't, and the gaps in the research evidence.
Paper aims to provide an overview of complex trauma as a concept for classifying a varying range of symptomatology.
Examines the prevalence of different life events among Australian adults, and the links between life events and personal wellbeing
This paper will explore the research on detected female offenders who are also victim/survivors of sexual violence.
This report reviews the literature on life events experienced by families and ways in which they prepare for and/or deal with them
This paper summarises the research literature on the role and impact of shame for victims/survivors of intimate partner sexual violence
This resource sheet gathers together the findings from a wide range of research into the impacts of sexual assault on adult women
Using data from the HILDA survey, this article provides estimates on the impact of divorce on wellbeing for older Australians aged 55-74 years
Based upon data from a national survey, conducted in 2006, of 1,002 carers who receive an Australian Government payment directed towards carers
This paper is about vicarious trauma, a normal response to repeated exposure and empathetic engagement with traumatic material
This paper discusses some of the widespread effects of sexual assault on families, professionals and society as a whole.
This report reviews and synthesises the research and interventions concerning the impact of parenting factors on adolescent alcohol use
Valuing Young Lives provides an overview of the Strategy, what it achieved and what was learned from the Strategy as a whole.
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