The family law DOORS: research and practice updates
journal contributionposted on 2016-01-01, 00:00 authored by Jennifer McintoshJennifer Mcintosh, J Lee, C Ralfs
The Family Law DOORS (FL-DOORS) is a whole-of-family risk screening tool designed for use across the family law sector. It was released in Australia in March 2013. Following on from an earlier evaluation study by the Australian Institute for Family Studies that claimed only limited take-up of the tool, this article addresses the criticisms and presents new evidence on current use of and research with the FL-DOORS, referring to data from over 7,200 cases.