Resource: Creating a welcoming and safe organisation for trans and gender diverse children and their families: A checklist for allied health services

From Emerging Minds: Creating a welcoming and safe organisation for trans and gender diverse children and their families: A checklist for allied health services. This checklist will help you to create a safe and welcome environment for this child and their family. https://d2p3kdr0nr4o3z.cloudfront.net/content/uploads/2019/08/29163025/DosandDonts-1.pdf

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3 short online courses/lectures on FASD, De-escalating aggression, and Asthma management

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (Short Online Course) AusMed online course (45 minutes). Dr. Anne Heath. There is a timely need for education to address the keys to prevention, screening, diagnosis and support outcomes for children and families affected by FASD. Start this Course now to discover the keys to prevention, screening, diagnosis and support. De-escalating […]

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions.

The Disability Royal Commission web site can be accessed here. The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions. Visit their page here at submissions.  A submission is the main way people and organisations can provide information to the Royal Commission about their experiences of violence, neglect, […]

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MHPN Webinar: Working to support children and families living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Working to support children and families living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. The webinar will feature a facilitated interdisciplinary panel discussion of a case study. The panel will comprise of Professor Elizabeth Elliott, Dr. Sara McLean and Sue Miers in a discussion with Daniel Moss – Emerging Minds’ Workforce Development Manager. Read more about the panel. Learning […]

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New resources on the Peer Connect Website

The Peer Connect website provides practical information about peer networks in Australia, focusing on the disability community. There are three brand new workbooks about setting up and running peer networks – Strong Peer Networks: Connecting the Beads Together. These workbooks have been created by people who are running peer networks around Australia. They are guides to help […]

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CYDA Education Survey 2019

Children and Young People Australia ( CYDA) This national survey is collecting information about school experiences of students with disability and to learn more about what support is being provided.  Young people with disability and families are encouraged to participate. Your important information about the direct experiences of students with disability will be provided to […]

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MHPN Webinar: Do you have what it takes to engage with Indigenous people? 19 Sept

MHPN Webinar: Do you have what it takes to engage with Indigenous people? Speakers include rural general practitioner Dr Louis Peachey, psychologist Dr Jeff Nelson and psychiatric registrar Dr Mary Emeleus, in a discussion facilitated by Professor Steve Trumble. Read the case study on which the discussion will be based and review the speakers bios.  Date: Thursday 19 September Time: […]

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