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March 2018

The Science of Creative Play

March 20 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Rooty Hill RSL, 55 Sherbrooke St
Rooty Hill NSW 2766, NSW 2766 Australia
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This one day workshop will discuss and unpack the importance of quality art experiences and creative play spaces on children’s brain development and functioning well being.  Workers will come away with more in-depth understanding of this connection as well as ideas to extend these experiences further.   Who should attend this workshop? All those who work with children, families and individuals. Trainer Kirsty Fantini Kirsty Fantini has worked in the early childhood industry for 20 years as both Educator, Director…

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Working with “Stuck Clients” (NEW DATE – 23 March 2018)

March 23 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Holroyd Centre, 17 Miller Street
Merrylands., NSW 2160 Australia
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Click here to download flyer FWT+DP is pleased to introduce this new workshop that will equip you with practical strategies and techniques to keep therapy moving when clients get ‘stuck’. It is designed for participants to acquire a range of action methods which can enhance therapeutic work with individuals or couples, such as  ‘Future Projection’, ‘Saying the Unspeakable’, ‘Unsticking “stuck points” and much more…………… Learning Outcomes: Have increased understanding of action methods which can enhance the therapeutic work with individuals…

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Children’s Mental Health – Supporting Children Impacted by Parental Conflict and Separation

March 26 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
FWT+DP training room, Suite 10, 197 Prospect Hway
Seven Hills, NSW 2147 Australia
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This training will look at the impact of parental conflict and separation on children’s social, emotional and cognitive development. Learn skills to support them and their parents using a trauma informed, narrative approach. A strength based approach will also be used to build resilience and self-worth. This training is a must for anyone working with Children and Families!   Who should attend this workshop? Anyone working with Children and Families who wants to gain understanding of the impact of parental…

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Strength in Diversity Forum

March 27 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Penrith City Council, 601 High Street
Penrith, NSW 2750 Australia
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Experience interactive keynote sessions with the dynamic Dr William DeJean. Explore how identity, diversity and social justice can empower or limit people’s possibilities – and courageously we will inquire into breaking through structures, collectively and individually. Forum includes breakout workshops which will help increase workers’ capacity to proactively respond to diversity in their workplace.   Who should attend this workshop? All workers who work with children, young people & families in the community Keynote Speaker Dr. William DeJean For over…

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May 2018

Parenting and Mental Health, Using a Family Lens to Consider the Needs of Children (NEW DATE – 2 May 2018)

May 2 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Nepean Shores, 6-22 Tench Avenue
Penrith, NSW 2750 Australia
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  This workshop will use a family lens to explore the experience of parents with a mental illness and their children. Participants will explore evidence based knowledge and practical strategies to working with families experiencing parental mental illness, building family resiliency and family communication about mental illness.   Who should attend this workshop? All those who work with children, families and individuals. Trainer Sarah Bergan & Adele Sargent                         …

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