'If we get the mums and kids in, we are doing well' Father absence in the context of child welfare

Joe S Fleming

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This article looks at the area of father absence in child welfare, which is a growing topic of interest in Australia and elsewhere. Based on the author s PhD research undertaken so far, the article provides a brief overview of the literature surrounding the area of father absence in child welfare. This literature review is an attempt to highlight current key practice issues that workers and managers may face when delivering services to families.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13 - 21
Number of pages9
JournalChildren Australia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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