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For practitioners who want to improve outcomes for parents with learning difficulties

Parenting Research Centre is offering training in two evidence-based parent education programs. Training is suitable for practitioners who work in the homes of parents with young children. You can choose to attend one training session or both:

  • Healthy & Safe: 10 August 2016, Melbourne
  • Parenting Young Children: 11-12 August 2016, Melbourne

Healthy & Safe

This one-day training session will introduce how to help parents manage home dangers, accidents and childhood illness.

  • Date: 10 August 2016
  • Venue: Rydges on Swanston 701 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Facilitator: Dr Catherine Wade, Research Design and Analysis and Evaluation Leader; read full bio
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Cost: $550 (inc. GST, payment by credit card or EFT)

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Parenting Young Children

This two-day training session will introduce how to help parents develop positive parent-child interactions and improve child care skills.

  • Date: 11-12 August 2016
  • Venue: Rydges on Swanston 701 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Facilitator: Dr Melinda Polimeni, Practice Design Leader; read full bio
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Includes four hours of scheduled post-training telephone support
  • Cost: $990 (inc. GST, payment by credit card or EFT)

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Registration closing date: Wednesday 27 July 2016

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PRC Training 10-12 Aug 2016 flyer


Implementation support

Implementation support and individualised coaching is also available post training at extra cost.

The Parenting Research Centre provides tailored implementation support and individualised coaching to organisations interested in using our programs in their practice. The type of implementation support we provide will be based on your individual practice or organisational needs. Through consultation we can determine how best to imbed a program within your organisation and can recommend approaches that are appropriate to your needs and resources. Contact Dr Melinda Polimeni to discuss your needs.


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