Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
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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.
An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses
This paper presents an overview of the effects of domestic and family violence on children, and outlines a range of evidence-based responses
This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area
This paper aims to provide non-legal professionals in the family law sector with a general outline of the relevant reforms
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