30. Improving Child and Family Outcomes through a Collaborative Service Model

  1. Patricia Noller3 and
  2. Gery C. Karantzas4
  1. Michael White1 and
  2. Gail Winkworth2

Published Online: 23 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch30

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

How to Cite

White, M. and Winkworth, G. (2012) Improving Child and Family Outcomes through a Collaborative Service Model, in The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships (eds P. Noller and G. C. Karantzas), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia

  2. 4

    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    MW Group Consulting, P.O. Box 21228, Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 8011, Australia

  2. 2

    Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University, PO Box 256, Dickson, Australian Capital Territory, 2602, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334500

Online ISBN: 9781444354119

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Keywords:

  • improving child and family outcomes, collaborative Service Model;
  • multiple and interlinked problems, accessing family relationship services;
  • COAG, family support and child protection, federal and state jurisdictions;
  • level of support to vulnerable children;
  • changes to Australian family law system;
  • from courts to Family Relationship Centres, Australia;
  • model for collaboration across sectors;
  • information sharing;
  • child and family services in Australia, fragmented

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Policy Context

  • Building Knowledge of Collaboration

  • A Model for Collaboration Across Sectors

  • Conclusion

  • References