Australian Institute of Family Studies annual reports describe the research and operations of the Institute, along with highlights for the year.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
Intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities: Scoping review of issues and service responses
This paper looks at intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and how service providers can provide appropriate support.
This paper is designed to encourage practitioners to critically reflect on the role diagnostic systems play in their work with children and families.
Settlement outcomes of humanitarian youth and active citizenship: Economic participation, social participation and personal wellbeing
This research summary reports on how young people aged 15-25 years old from humanitarian backgrounds are settling in Australia.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Emotional dysregulation (practice guide 1 of 4)
The focus of this resource is emotional dysregulation; which may put a child at increased risk of social and emotional difficulties over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Diminished social reward (practice guide 2 of 4)
This resource focuses on diminished response to social reward; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of developing depression over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Difficulty with executive functioning (practice guide 3 of 4)
A resource on difficulty with executive functioning; which we believe may put a child at increased risk of learning and behavioural issues over time.
Developmental differences in children who have experienced adversity: Threat bias (practice guide 4 of 4)
This series of practitioner resources describes four areas of developmental difference and outlines principles for supporting affected children.
We celebrate 100 issues of Family Matters by looking back on some of the important research completed by the Institute over the years and looking forward - presenting some current research focused on issues that matter to families and communities today.