Infant Mental Health Awareness Week Highlights Early Trauma

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week at Tweddle

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Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (IMHAW 13th-19th June) sees professionals, policy makers and parents unite globally to raise a greater understanding about why giving every baby the best possible start is vital to their life chances. In Melbourne, the Tweddle Foundation is presenting a sold-out seminar featuring leading experts in the fields of infant trauma, […]

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New EPC Expansion Role to help Strengthen Services for Babies, Toddlers and Families

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Kim Porter has recently rejoined the Tweddle family as the Early Parenting Centre Expansion Project Manager. Kim started her career in male prisons 18 years ago where she enjoyed the work so much, she went back to university to study community development and welfare. Her career has seen Kim work across family services, alcohol and […]

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A Call to Be Brave and Make Change for National Reconciliation Week

Tweddle National Reconciliation Week

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The National Reconciliation Week 2022 theme, “Be Brave. Make Change.” is a challenge to all Australians— individuals, families, communities, organisations and government—to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians. National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) is a time to learn […]

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Tweddle Celebrate Centenary at Government House

Government House Centenary Celebrations for Tweddle

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We are grateful to Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC for hosting Tweddle at Government House today to pay tribute to our founders and all involved on Tweddle’s incredible 100 year journey dedicated to infant, child & family health and welfare. The Tweddle Board, Member for Footscray Katie […]

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Tweddle Partner with Barwon Health to Support local families

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A new state-of-the-art Early Parenting Centre (EPC) operated by Barwon Health in partnership with Tweddle Child and Family Health Service will open in 2024. The new EPC will give local families the support they need with their babies and toddlers. Funding from the Andrews Labor Government will see new mums and dads accessing early parenting […]

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Standing Against Discrimination for IDAHOBIT

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31 years ago – on May 17, 1990 – the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) celebrates LGBTQIA+ people globally, and raises awareness for the work still needed to combat discrimination. Tweddle Child and Family Health Service (Tweddle) […]

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Consider ‘What’s Strong’ with your Family for National Families Week

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This week is National Families Week (15 – 21 May), a week where hundreds of organisations celebrate the vital role that families play in Australian society. It’s a time to reflect on the critical role that you play in teaching, supporting and nurturing your children as they grow, and to think about what is strong […]

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Infant Mental Health Awareness Week Breakfast Seminar

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The Tweddle Foundation Presents ‘Understanding Early Trauma’ Infant Mental Health Awareness Week Breakfast Seminar This year the Tweddle Foundation is thrilled to be presenting an Infant Mental Health Awareness Week breakfast seminar on Wednesday 15th of June. Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (IMHAW) takes place globally from the 13th – 19th June. The 2022 theme […]

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Virtual MyTime Pilot Program Launches in May

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For many parents and carers of children with additional support needs, attending a face-to-face MyTime peer support group is not always possible. To provide an opportunity for all parents and carers to connect with a MyTime group and experience the benefits of peer support, we are currently piloting a Virtual MyTime Group, specifically designed to […]

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Protection and Safety a Priority for Gender Diverse Children

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Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility. Tweddle welcomes people of different age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, intersex status, culture, sexual orientation, relationship status, language, faith, ability levels and socio-economic backgrounds. We take an intersectional approach in reducing inequality and discrimination by embedding safe, inclusive and affirming partnerships. We celebrate families from all walks of […]

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