Presents findings from Wave 3, conducted in 2012 with 9,028 parents five years after separation.
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This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
Dispute resolution practitioners should be aware of how culture is embedded in mediation processes and of the cultural values and communication patterns they and the parties bring to the process. This awareness will help them to engage in respectful dialogue about cultural contexts, respond ethically to the cultural power dynamics present in the mediation, and support the control that parties have over the mediation.
Investigates the reasons why some family dispute resolution clients fail to reach full agreement regarding parenting arrangements.
Evaluates whether the program is working in the best interests of children, addressing power imbalances, and less adversarial dispute resolution.
This article reports on the findings of a mixed-method research project that examined relocation cases litigated prior to the 2006 reforms to the family law system. The study examined relocation cases decided in a two-year period prior to the introduction of the 2006 family law reform package. The Australian Research Council-funded study was based on an analysis of 190 court judgments made between 2002 and 2004 in the Family Court of Australia (FCoA), and qualitative interviews with 38 parties to relocation disputes litigated in one of the family law courts between 2002 and mid-2005.
Enhancing access to family dispute resolution for families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Explores the extent to which family dispute resolution (FDR) services are accessible to families from CALD backgrounds.
Dispute resolution choices: A comparison of family dispute resolution, family law conferencing services and collaborative law
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.