Upcoming webinar with CFCA: Supporting family and child mental health in the face of severe weather events and disasters

Are you a family or friend caring for a child or family member? Do you want to gain insight into how to support a child and family mental health in the face of severe weather events and disasters?

Come along to the upcoming webinar co-produced by Emerging Minds Australia and Child Family Community Australia being held tomorrow -Wednesday 28th February 1pm-2pm AEDT


Facilitated by Ben Rogers (Manager, Families and Education, Emerging Minds), join our panel of presenters:

* Bron Sparkes (child and family partner)

* Dr Andrea Baldwin (psychologist); and

* Sarah Eagland (social worker).

This webinar will draw on practice and lived experience to explore how to support child and family mental health in the face of severe weather events and disasters.
This webinar will help you:
• recognise the factors that affect the mental health and emotional wellbeing of infants, children and families following a disaster
• understand the role of the family unit in supporting the recovery of infants and children after a disaster
• develop awareness of family-focused approaches – including practices within the education context – that can support infants, children, parents, caregivers and the whole family unit after a disaster.
This webinar is co-produced by CFCA and Emerging Minds in a series focusing on children’s mental health. They are working together as part of the Emerging Minds: National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health, which is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care under the National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health Program.

A recording of the webinar will be made available on the AIFS website

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