PUBLICATIONS

 

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.

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

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

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

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/