SUBMISSIONS TO GOVERNMENT
IMPLEMENTATION AND FORECASTING FOR THE NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME
An inquiry into current scheme implementation and forecasting for the NDIS, with a focus on how the NDIS is implemented and funded, and additional supports that are, or should be available to people with disability.
SUPPLEMENTARY NDIS SUBMISSION MATERIAL
Commentary from the PAFRA Consumer Advisory Group about the NDIS Submission.
PARENTING INTERVENTIONS AS A CORE COMPONENT IN MEDICARE
A recommendation to review and reform the Medicare Benefits Schedule in relation to the delivery of psychological services for children and adolescents with mental health problems, particularly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A REVIEW OF AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FUNDING OF PARENTING INTERVENTION RESEARCH
Havighurst, S.; Chainey , C.; Doyle, F.; Higgins, D.; Mathews, B.; Mazzucchelli, T.; Zimmer-Gembeck, M.; Andriessen, K.; Cobham, V.; Cross, D.; Dadds, M.; Dawe, S.; Gray, K.; Guastella, A.; Harnett, P.; Haslam, D.; Middeldorp, C.; Morawska, A.; Ohan, J.; Sanders, M. ; Stallman, H.; Tonge, B.; Toumbourou, J.; Turner, K.; Williams, K.; Yap, M.; Nicholson, J. (2022). A Review of Australian Government Funding of Parenting Intervention Research. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.13235
PAFRA gratefully acknowledges the financial contribution from The University of Melbourne for the publishing fees of this journal article.
POLICIES ARE NEEDED TO INCREASE THE REACH AND IMPACT OF EVIDENCE-BASED PARENTING SUPPORTS: A CALL FOR A POPULATION-BASED APPROACH TO SUPPORTING PARENTS
Doyle, F.L., Morawska, A., Higgins, D.J. et al. (2022). Policies are Needed to Increase the Reach and Impact of Evidence-Based Parenting Supports: A Call for a Population-Based Approach to Supporting Parents, Children, and Families. Child Psychiatry Human Development. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-021-01309-0
RESEARCH SHOWS IT’S HARMFUL TO SMACK YOUR CHILD, SO WHAT SHOULD PARENTS DO INSTEAD?
Higgins, D., Havighurst, S. (2022). Research shows it’s harmful to smack your child, so what should parents do instead? The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/research-shows-its-harmful-to-smack-your-child-so-what-should-parents-do-instead-186739
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT OF CHILDREN IN AUSTRALIA: THE EVIDENCE-BASED CASE FOR LEGISLATIVE REFORM
Higgins, D., Havighurst, S. (2022).
Corporal punishment of children in Australia: The evidence-based case for legislative reform. Briefing paper.
PARENTS NEED MORE SUPPORT, FOR THE SAKE OF ALL FAMILIES
Mazzucchelli, T., Higgins, D., Doyle, F. (2022). Parents need more support, for the sake of all families. Policy Forum. https://www.policyforum.net/parents-need-more-support-for-the-sake-of-all-families/