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Tough Conversations in Child Protection is a one-day course for child protection professionals and family workers to help them to hold the often-challenging conversations with parents in child protection. The course teaches a method to: Identify and clearly articulate the strengths and deficits in parents’ caring capacity so that parents have a clear future work plan. Comprehensively gather information for holding a factual tough conversation so that as many facts (as can be reasonably gathered) can be brought to bear…Find out more »
Presented by Scott Miller, PhD, US counselling psychologist In this workshop, participants will learn specific strategies that separate the good from the great. Attendees will not only learn a simple method for determining their effectiveness but also how to develop a profile of their most and least effective practices--what works and what doesn't. Step-by-step, evidence-based instructions will be given for using the profile to identify and eliminate weak spots while enhancing their effectiveness and efficiency. For further information and to…Find out more »
Pronia in collaboration with LINK Health & Community organises monthly information sessions on various health topics as well as exercises (standing and/or Chair based). Greek-speaking professionals provide information, support and/or referrals to appropriate health services in Monash. (Interpreting available) Come and exercise to Greek music (for all levels and ages) with the supervision and guidance of specialists (Allied health/Physio). Every second Wednesday of the month from 10.30 am - 12 pm at Clayton Community Centre, 9 – 15 Cooke Street,…Find out more »
The online education program for separated parents of young children has been created by internationally acclaimed child psychologist, researcher and author in the divorce and family trauma field, Professor Jennifer McIntosh. YCIDS provides information about early development and about co-parenting an infant or young child and targets the important developmental considerations for parents. The YCIDS program is suitable for parents making decisions about post-separation parenting themselves, or for mediators, counsellors, lawyers or others assisting parents in this process. The YCIDS…Find out more »
"Conflict and Choice" is a useful online educational tool for separating parents, pre-mediation. The 20 minute award-winning short film is a powerful dramatisation of the pathways that two families took through dispute resolution: court, and child inclusive mediation. As we watch Anna and her parents arrive at a child centred resolution, the transforming possibilities of the child inclusive pathway become clear. Written by the Children in Focus Team, Produced by COMET and Directed by award winning Director, Nancy Black.Find out more »
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