Category Archives: Families & parenting

Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 6): References

Part 6 (the last) of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services only has the references. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 5): summary and conclusion

Part 5 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 4): Synthesis of findings (continued)

Part 4 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 3): Synthesis of findings

Part 3 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 2): Staff interviews, client survey and document review

Part 2 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Post-Separation Counselling and Mediation Services (Part 1): Introduction to research and literature review

Part 1 of a series of posts about best practice in post-separation counselling and mediation services: a research project with Uniting counselling and mediation services. Continue reading

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Dom Perrottet’s focus on families

Too often when a politician supports family values or has a focus on families, it involves a narrow definition of family and excludes many families from their vision, it is fails to address issues like poverty and discrimination facing families, and assumes certain gendered roles for men and women within a family. Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Family Violence Services in the Hunter

Some reflections about the impact of COVID-19 on families experiencing violence (in many forms) and the services supporting them. Continue reading

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Best practice in counselling and mediation services: A collaborative case study of Uniting

A summary of a recently published report by Tamara Blakemore and me: Best practice and trends in counselling and mediation services in NSW: A collaborative case study of Uniting. Continue reading

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Creating a safe space for a workshop on Zoom

Reflecting on strategies for creating a safe space for an Alternatives to Violence Project workshop we are offering via Zoom Continue reading

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