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Using an intergenerational lens when working with children and parents
Join our interdisciplinary panel in discussion as they provide tips and strategies on how practitioners can use an intergenerational lens to better support the social and emotional wellbeing of children and families.
  • Outline how to ensure children’s social and emotional wellbeing is always considered when working with adults who are parents.
  • Discuss the use of a prevention and early intervention framework to support children’s mental health.
  • Outline how to understand the history and context of parents’ and children’s problems.
  • Discuss the history and context of a family’s strengths, resilience, and know-how
  • Outline how to help parents understand the historical factors that influence their parenting, both positively and negatively.
  • Outline how to place the child at the centre of all decisions and interactions.

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios:
  • Danielle Abbott (SA – Social Innovator)
  • David Tully (SA – Family violence Practice Manager)
  • Ann (VIC – Child and family partner)
  • Chris Dolman (SA – Senior Workforce Development Officer)


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