family conflict

New centre set to create safer communities for women and children
New centre set to create safer communities for women and children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond. The CRE was officially launched ... Read More »

Mental health of separated families
Mental health of separated families (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

USC Psychology researchers are examining the impacts of Australia’s family law system on parents and children going through separations and custody negotiations. PhD student Leanne Francia is seeking participants for an anonymous online survey for her project exploring the relationships ... Read More »

Parenting program now in 26 countries
Parenting program now in 26 countries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland-developed program designed to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families is now available in 26 countries. Parents of children with a disability in Denmark will soon get support from the Triple P – Positive ... Read More »

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health
Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children. Recent University of Illinois research looks at overall health, depression, and smoking as a health-related behaviour and finds that, for girls, all three are worse. “Girls’ health is ... Read More »

The Cinderella effect: child injury in stepfamilies
The Cinderella effect: child injury in stepfamilies (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Cuts, bruises and broken bones – kids are always hurting themselves. But does the structure of a family impact the likelihood of a child being injured? University of Adelaide psychology PhD student Catia Malvaso examined the factors that increase the ... Read More »

Study looks at coping with separation and divorce
Study looks at coping with separation and divorce (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

It is probably one of the most stressful times in the life of a family – the period of separation and divorce challenges parents, children, and the relationships that exist with the wider family. And depending on how couples cope ... Read More »

Child-focused family mediation service
Child-focused family mediation service (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

QUT has launched the first university-run family mediation service in Australia to help separating couples make sound decisions for their children. The new QUT Family Mediation Service, being run in Brisbane by QUT Health Clinics, offers an affordable solution to ... Read More »

Rising rates of conflict hurting kids
Rising rates of conflict hurting kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research shows more than one-in-three families are affected by regular inter-parental conflict and children are bearing the brunt. The findings taken from the Longitudinal Study of Children, focussed on children aged 0-11 across a six year period. Lead author, ... Read More »

 
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