Practical guidance for involving children in child-safe organisations, based on what children and young people have said themselves
AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year and prepared reports for Closing the Gap.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
See also publications from Growing Up in Australia .
Key considerations for those thinking about evaluating the outcomes or impact of a program for Indigenous families and communities
An overview of community development for service providers and practitioners
This paper offers guidance to the management of child protection and related services by drawing on occupational health literature
Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
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 seeks to clarify what community engagement involves, and the role it can play in improving outcomes for children and families
This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of counselling and psychotherapy, and outlines the factors that contribute to its success
This paper defines and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of child and family welfare services in Australia
A snapshot of empowerment evaluation, a model that aims to create a sense of ownership to ensure program outcomes are beneficial for participants