Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology

Useful Web Links

  • Australian Institute of Family Studies (
    The AIFS is a federal government agency established in 1980 to research and provide information to promote awareness of factors affecting children, adolescents and families in Australia.
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (
    The NH&MRC has been providing research into health care delivery in Australia 1937. Functions: funding health and medical research, providing ethical guidance on health and medical research issues, and providing health advice. NH&MRC aims to keep the public and practitioners up to date and well informed about issues related to all aspects of health, including mental health.
  • Australian Council for Educational Research (
    ACER provides news, research, tests, publications and library resources for psychologists, teachers, parents, policy makers and students. Their Professional Development team provides a range of workshop opportunities for psychologists.
  • St Lukes Anglicare (
    St Lukes promotes a competency based brief solutions philosophy through its training, services and resources. Positive psychology using strengths based techniques are enhanced by the practical materials available for families, youth and children's services.
  • NSW Institute of Psychiatry (
    Established by an Act of Parliament in 1964 and directly responsible to the New South Wales Minister for Health. A statutory body, independent of any individual university or teaching institution. It provides training for health care professionals, psychiatrists-in-training, consumers and staff of non-government organisations, general practitioners and the public.