The Stronger Families in Australia (SFIA) study: Phase 2
Edwards, Ben, Mullan, Killian, Katz, Lian and Higgins, Daryl. (2014) The Stronger Families in Australia (SFIA) study: Phase 2 Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies.
|Authors||Edwards, Ben, Mullan, Killian, Katz, Lian and Higgins, Daryl|
This report presents a medium- to long-term evaluation of the Communities for Children (CfC) initiative. This Australian Government initiative aims to improve services for young children and their families and the communities they grow up in. The evaluation, known as the Stronger Families in Australia (SFIA) study, looks at the impact of CfC on child, family, and community outcomes. Phase 1 of the evaluation, published in 2009, found a small but positive impact of the initiative. This new report presents findings from Phase 2 of the study, which followed up 1,927 of the original study families, with the children now aged from 8-10 years old. Phase 2 also introduced a new cohort of 1,800 families and four new "contrast" sites.
|Publisher||Australian Institute of Family Studies|
|Place of publication||Australia|
|Page range||1 - 83|
|Web address (URL)||https://aifs.gov.au/publications/stronger-families-australia-sfia-study-phase-2|
|Open access||Open access|
|Research Group||Institute of Child Protection Studies|
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