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HOPE Theory of Change References

1) “Children in care’. CFCA Resource Sheet—September 2018. Accessed at 10/7/20.Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney estimates.

2) Targeted Earlier Intervention Program Outcomes Framework, July 2018. Accessed at

3) “Forecasting Future Outcomes 2018”.Accessed at

4) Bassuk, E. L. (2010). Ending child homelessness in America. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 496–50; Haber, M. G.,& Toro, P. A. (2004). Homelessness among families, children, and adolescents: An ecological-development perspective. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review,   7, 123–164.

5) For example, Kirkman, M., Keys, D., Bodzak, D.,& Turner, A. (2010). “Are we moving again this week?” Children's experiences of homelessness in Victoria, Australia. Social Science & Medicine,70(7),994-1001.

6) Kilmer, R. P., Cook, J. R., Crusto, C.,Strater, K.P., & Haber, M. G. (2012). Understanding the ecology and development of children and families experiencing homelessness: Implications for practice, supportive services, and policy. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(3),389; 

7) Bassuk, E. L., Weinreb, L. F., Dawson, R., Perloff, J. N.,& Buckner, J. C. (1997). Determinants of behavior in homeless and low-income housed preschool children. Pediatrics, 100, 92–100.

8) Flatau, P., Conroy, E., Spooner, C., Eardley,T. and Forbes, C. (2013) Lifetime and intergenerational experiences of homelessness in Australia, AHURI Final Report No. 200, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne,, D.(2007). The experiences and effects of family homelessness for children: a literature review.

9) Machin, S. (2006). Social disadvantage and education experiences; Vinson, T. (2009). Intergenerational disadvantage. Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Canberra.

10) Sollis, K. (2019). Measuring Child Deprivation and Opportunity in Australia: Applying the Nest framework to develop a measure of deprivation and opportunity for children using the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Canberra: ARACY.

11) What role can child and family services play in enhancing opportunities for parents and families? Exploring the concepts of social exclusion and social inclusion(by Myfanwy McDonald), published May 2011.CFCA practice sheet. Accessed at on 6July 2020.

12) “Their Futures Matter: A new approach Reform directions from the Independent Review of Out of Home Care in New South Wales” (The Tune Report) 2017. Accessedat

13) The National Career Development Strategy Research Project - DEEWR 2012, Accessed at

14) Moore, T., McArthur, M., & Noble‐Carr, D. (2011). Lessons learned from children who have experienced homelessness: What services need to know. Children& Society,25(2),115-126.

15) Gus, L., Rose, J., & Gilbert, L. (2015). Emotion coaching: A universal strategy for supporting and promoting sustainable emotional and behavioral well-being. Educational& Child Psychology,32(1),31-41; Lauw, M.S., Havighurst, S.S., Wilson, K. R., Harley, A. E., & Northam, E. A. (2014). Improving parenting of toddlers’ emotions using an emotion coaching parenting program: a pilot study of tuning in to toddlers. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(2),169-175.

16) Mulvaney, C., & Kendrick, D. (2005). Depressive symptoms in mothers of pre-schoolchildren--effects of deprivation, social support, stress and neighbourhood social capital. Social psychiatry and psychiatricepidemiology,40(3),202–208.

17) Ziegenhain, U.(2004). The contribution of attachment theory to early and preventive intervention and to professional training. Educational and Child Psychology.

18) Agazzi, H., Adams, C., Ferron, E., Ferron, J., Shaffer-Hudkins, E., & Salloum, A.(2019). Trauma-Informed behavioral parenting for early intervention. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28(8),2172-2186.

19) Berthelsen, D. C., Williams, K. E., Abad, V., Vogel, L., & Nicholson, J. (2012). The parents at playgroup research report: Engaging families in supported playgroups; Commerford, J.,& Robinson, E. (2016). Supported playgroups for parents and children. Melbourne: Child Family Community Australia.

20) Berry, M., Cash, S. J., & Mathiesen, S.G. (2003). Validation of the Strengths and Stressors Tracking Device with a Child Welfare Population. Child Welfare, 82(3).