Tag Archives: Families

36 ideas for helping to engage fathers

 The importance of fathers is increasingly recognised in working with families. The following are 36 ideas that could help services engage fathers. Prioritise father inclusive practice in the annual strategic plan Ensure support for father inclusion through policy development Have … Continue reading

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Some good articles/links – engaging ‘hard to reach’ families

Over the next 12 months I will be working with a number of organisations in regional and rural New South Wales who provide child and parenting support. One of the challenging issues they face is how to engage ‘hard to … Continue reading

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Why I’ve gone rainbow-coloured

As you might have noticed, I’ve changed the background colour of my blog and twitter account to rainbow-coloured. I’m going to leave them like this until Australia joins countries like New Zealand, Ireland and the USA in legalising gay marriage. … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older ones I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older ones I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Reflection: On sleeping on couches and diversity in medicine from This Liminal Space – Some personal reflections on an unusual path to studying medicine at Uni. I was particularly interested in this article because the Family Action Centre has a program, … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older ones I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly … Continue reading

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A resilience practice framework by the Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society, in partnership with the Parenting Research Centre, recently released a Resilience Practice Framework that will form the basis for their work with children and families from disadvantaged communities. It’s a great resource that many family and community … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older articles I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older articles I have revisited or recently discovered. They mainly focus … Continue reading

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