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Thursday
14
JUN

Engaging Families Workshop - Bendigo

09:30
16:00
Intereach
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Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Early Childhood Early Intervention Training

Early Bird Prices until 27/4/18. These prices are subsidised by Intereach.

Engaging families: Building and sustaining helpful relationships with parents

·Hearing the truth about why families choose to avoid our services might be a bit uncomfortable, but it could provide helpful information about what we need to change.

Even when we are inspired to make changes to ensure that our service is as engaging as can be, it can be tough to know where to start. How might a local service model look if it were truly shaped and influenced by the families it is intended for?

How can we enter into a genuine partnership with families to redevelop what we do and how we do it?

This one day workshop explores the concept of parent engagement from the perspective of families who are service resistant. The workshop helps practitioners to engage, identify and employ strategies that promote and support parent engagement within and across services.

Learning objectives

To increase participants’:

- understanding of engagement, which is a term that lacks uniform definition

- understanding of ‘engagement’ as a culture of practice

- understanding of worker and service characteristics that support parent engagement

- ability to promote strategies for engagement within and across services.

Course outcome: Participants are able to identify and employ strategies that promote and support parent engagement within and across services

Lunch provided, to be pre-ordered on arrival each day

DATE: Thursday 14 June 2018
TIME: 9.30am - 4pm
LOCATION: Queens Arms Hotel 25 Russell St, Quarry Hill, Bendigo, VIC, 3550
COST: $140
MORE INFO? Contact Yelana on 1300 968 140 or email ecei_loddon@intereach.com.au
TICKETS: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/64586