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October 2014

Australasian Assoc Of Parenting and Child Health Conference

Posted:Thursday, 23 October 2014

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

Victoria’s three Early Parenting Centres, Tweddle, The Queen Elizabeth Centre and Mercy O’Connell hosted the Australasian Association of Parenting and Child Health (AAPCH) Conference at Tweddle in Footscray on the 23rd and 24th of October. Joining the AAPCH President Mr Robert Mills were Early Parenting Centre delegates from around Australia and New Zealand including from Child and Family Health SA, The Ellen Barron Centre QLD, Karitane NSW, Ngala WA, QE11 ACT, Plunket NZ and Tresillian NSW. Guest Speakers included Ms Robyn Miller, Principal Child Protection Practitioner DHS and Mr Simon Booth, Director, Vulnerable Children’s Reform Unit DHS.Read more...

Health Professionals, Families and staff come together for Children's Week

Posted:Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

Did you know that over fifty families a week attend a Tweddle program for parenting support? That’s a lot of parents wanting the best for their children and we’re honoured that so many turn to us in times of vulnerability. In fact over 4,000 phone calls for help are made to Tweddle every year. This week, health professionals, families and organisations dedicated to the early years will come together to celebrate Children’s Week which will run from the 18th-26th October. Read more...

Join Tweddle in the park for Children's Week

Posted:Monday, 13 October 2014

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

On Tuesday 21st October from 10.30am-12.30pm help us celebrate Children's Week by packing a picnic and joining us at the annual Maribyrnong Council Free Picnic In The Park at Yarraville Gardens. There will be community organisations and services, face painting, play activities, bilingual storytime, give-aways and even a massage for parents. Read more...

Tweddle Infant and Perinatal Psychology team talk about Mental Health Week (Oct 5-11)

Posted:Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle’s Infant and Perinatal Psychology Service Clinical Psychologists Nikki Zerman, Shikkiah de Quadros-Wander and Emma Symes know the consequences of undiagnosed and untreated perinatal depression and the importance of early intervention. Mental Health Week in Australia (5-11th October) gives mental health professionals the opportunity to raise awareness of the issues that may occur in the perinatal period and the impact they have on mums, dads and their children.Read more...

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