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February 2013

Tweddle CEO to depart after a decade of service

Posted:Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

After ten years of achievement, Tweddle CEO Vivienne Amery has decided to move on. Viv has led Tweddle for over a decade and has been an important part of the redevelopment of the early parenting sector. Her ongoing commitment has been to provide evidence based practice, capacity building and providing integrated services for more vulnerable families. This has taken Tweddle from a perceived 'sleep school' to a respected multidisciplinary health and family service boasting multiple regional and city based programs. Read more...

Research reports on the challenges and joys of 'reshaping' fatherhood.

Posted:Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

A recent paper published in the Journal of Family Studies written by Barbara Cosson and Elinor Graham reported on the perceptions of 27 fathers involved in five focus groups which were conducted in late 2009 on behalf of Tweddle Child and Family Health Service. The focus of the research was how dads might take up their parenting role and what expectations and perceptions they had of support services.Read more...

Tweddle's online hub supporting dads.

Posted:Monday, 11 February 2013

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

The Fatherhood Research Bulletin produced by Dr.Richard Fletcher on behalf of the University of Newcastle's Australian Fatherhood Research Network explores the latest research, education, resources, policy and practice affecting dads today. The January 2013 issue looked at Tweddle's online 'dads information centre'.Read more...

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