Is there a Pram to Prison Pipeline?

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

The ‘Crossover Kids’ report, authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council looks at the backgrounds of children who are under the care of child protection and have received a sentence or diversion in the Children’s Court of Victoria in 2016 or 2017. There were 5,063 children in the study group, comprised of children who […]

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Occupational Therapy Students’ Food Pouch Findings

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

By Stephanie Mackinnon & Ween Min Kang This month, Tweddle welcomed two 3rd year Occupational Therapy (OT) students from Australian Catholic University (ACU), Stephanie Mackinnon and Ween Min Kang. Occupational therapy is an allied health profession that aims to promote participation in activities that are meaningful/important to an individual by addressing environmental, personal, or task-related […]

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Tweddle Receive Funding Boost For Dads

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Early Parenting organisation Tweddle Child and Family Health Service is thrilled to announce a $78,760 grant from Helen Macpherson Smith Trust for the therapeutic and facilitated Working Out Dads program. The funding will underpin a partnership between Tweddle and Social Ventures Australia (SVA), a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to deliver better social outcomes […]

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Tweddle Launches Parenting App and Video Series on New Parenting Hub

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle is delighted to provide a series of resources on a new Parent Info Hub with a focus on the first thousand days, a critical period in shaping brain and language development and relationships for life The App and Videos are underpinned by building secure attachment and good mental health for babies, toddlers and parents. The […]

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Understanding Adversity and Resilience for Infant Mental Health Awareness Week

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle’s Screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope on Thursday 13th of June saw more than 140 people gather to learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences, Infant Mental Health and Protective Factors. Infant Mental Health Awareness Week has become an annual global initiative held in June.  It invites Government, industry and […]

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Turning Around Difficult Beginnings for Infant Mental Health

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

June 10th – 16th is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (#IMHAW19). During this time, Tweddle join health professionals, academics, peak bodies and organisations from around the world in a global movement to greatly improve the health of future generations. Tweddle invites government, industry and consumers to consider the distinct needs of babies and toddlers and […]

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Labor Invests in Tweddle’s Redevelopment for Struggling Families

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos and Member For Footscray Katie Hall today visited Tweddle Child and Family Health Service to announce a 9 million redevelopment investment – one of two Early Parenting Centres set for a major upgrade, while seven more will be built from scratch. Premier Daniel Andrews emphasised the importance […]

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Rusty the Cavoodle to Join The Tweddle Team

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle Child and Family Health Service will soon be welcoming a furry team member as part of the residential program. A specially trained and registered therapy dog ‘Rusty the Cavoodle’ will be coming in weekly to spend time with families. Rusty and his mum Samantha are from Delta Therapy Dogs, a heart-warming program that brings […]

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Resilience: The Biology Of Stress & The Science Of Hope screens for Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Tweddle's screening of Resilience as part of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

As part of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week June 10-16 2019 (IMHAW) Tweddle will be hosting a special event and a screening of RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE at the Sun Theatre in Yarraville on Thursday 13th June. The film chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, […]

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Tweddle holiday closures

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle will be closed for the Easter long weekend ( Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April) and Anzac Day Thursday 25th April. Families staying in Tweddle’s Residential unit during that time will be admitted on Tuesday April 23rd and discharged on Friday 26th April. Tweddle staff wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday […]

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