family

How much do grandparents matter?
How much do grandparents matter? August 8, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren – and how to help fix it. JCU researcher Associate Professor Susan Gair is conducting research in partnership ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence May 1, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope April 17, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »

Greater productivity & earnings in family-friendly organisations
Greater productivity & earnings in family-friendly organisations March 8, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A QUT Business School study has suggested that the number of work-family programs to support employees an organisation has is key to higher productivity and earnings in gender-diverse workplaces. The study’s lead researcher, Dr Muhammad Ali, from QUT Business School, ... Read More »

Australian families embrace technology to improve wellbeing and relationships
Australian families embrace technology to improve wellbeing and relationships February 25, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Far from bemoaning new technologies, a new report has found that Australian families are embracing the digital world and even using it to improve their families’ wellbeing and their relationships. The research—undertaken by the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Free online healthy lifestyle program – PEACH – has been launched
Free online healthy lifestyle program – PEACH – has been launched January 25, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The online version of the Queensland Government-funded PEACH (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health) program will be offered as an alternative format to face-to-face sessions and will feature 10 interactive sessions, a parent forum and ‘live-chats’. Face-to-face sessions, meanwhile, ... Read More »

Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health
Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health January 5, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children. Recent University of Illinois research looks at overall health, depression, and smoking as a health-related behaviour and finds that, for girls, all three are worse. “Girls’ health is ... Read More »

Visiting friends or relatives could be good for their health – and yours
Visiting friends or relatives could be good for their health – and yours December 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The holiday season is a timely reminder of the importance of visiting friends and relatives; not for exchanging gifts but for enhancing health and wellbeing. “Holidays are not just pleasurable, they are good for our health. Research has shown that ... Read More »

Australian children speak out about dementia
Australian children speak out about dementia September 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian children have revealed in a series of videos the impact of having a close relative diagnosed with dementia, in a bid to help other children better understand the condition. The video series, designed by UNSW research psychologist Dr Jess ... Read More »







 
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