An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
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Explores the behaviour of separated parents by exploring the psychology of post-separation parental disputes and then interrogating three data sets.
This paper describes the characteristics of families using Children’s Contact Services, and outlines key issues for service provision in this area
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?
Estimates for men and women are derived from longitudinal data from Australia, Germany, Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States
This report analyses trends in family law court filings over a nine year period between 2004-05 and 2012-13
Trends in family transitions, forms and functioning: Essential issues for policy development and legislation
This article looks at the various ways in which family formation pathways and the characteristics and functioning of families have changed over the decades in Australia. It discusses trends in marriage, divorce and cohabitation, and the resulting rise in new forms of families, such as grandparent-headed families, same-sex-parented families, couples living apart together, and shared care. Though trends in the formation and stability of families have changed in striking ways over past decades, the fundamental things about families do not change.
This paper aims to provide non-legal professionals in the family law sector with a general outline of the relevant reforms
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
This article explores shared-parenting relationships after a former spouse has repartnered. It presents findings from interviews with 16 couples, recruited from the Couples in Repartnered (Step-) Families study in New Zealand. The couples discussed themes of co-parenting issues with former spouses, stresses on the new stepfamily, and conflict over parenting, flexible arrangements, and child support.