Services for families

AIFS connects practitioners to evidence about what works for families through its various projects, particularly Child Family Community Australia (CFCA).

Publications about Services for families

Research summaries— Dec 2017

A discussion about the factors affecting the settlement success for recently arrived humanitarian migrants.

Commissioned report— Nov 2017

The Cradle to Kinder program is an early intervention program designed to address the needs of vulnerable children and families.

CFCA— Nov 2017

A snapshot of evaluation and Value for Money as a process to assist organisations to plan, develop and improve their programs.

CFCA— Nov 2017

  This paper explores the development of the collective impact framework and its ability to create population-level change on complex social issues.

CFCA— Oct 2017

This resource explores how an understanding of abuse and neglect of children with disability can assist in establishing child-safe organisations.

CFCA— Sep 2017

A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents.

Family Matters— April 2017
Family Matters— April 2017
Family Matters— April 2017
Family Matters— April 2017
Establishing the connection
Guidelines— May 2016

These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.

Report— Apr 2016

Sets out the principles of good practice that underpin effective support services: accountability; accessibility; and effectiveness and diversity.

CFCA— Feb 2016

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

Settlement experiences of recently arrived humanitarian migrants
Research summaries— Jan 2016

Wave 1 findings from the Building a New Life in Australia (BNLA) longitudinal study.

Commissioned report— Jan 2016

This paper reviews what is known about the impact of domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting.

What is the prevalence of risk-taking behaviours in the children of former or current military personnel? A rapid evidence assessment.
Commissioned report— Nov 2015

Synthesises and assesses the evidence on the prevalence of risk-taking behaviour in children of former and current military personnel.

What are the family protective factors for members transitioning from Defence service? A rapid evidence assessment
Commissioned report— Nov 2015

This literature review investigates whether family members can affect how well service personnel transition out of the military.

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