parenting

$6.6 million to help positive parenting
$6.6 million to help positive parenting July 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

More Queensland families are set to benefit from The University of Queensland’s award-winning Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, after the State Government announced $6.6 million in funding today (9 July). Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said next week’s State Budget would ... Read More »

Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup
Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup July 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is publishing a voluntary recall of the 15,000 ‘Inside Out’ illuminated cups that were sold as part of a promotion. The products were sold at Event Cinemas in NSW, QLD, SA, WA, ACT and ... Read More »

Parents help young drivers stay safe
Parents help young drivers stay safe July 25, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents play an important part in helping young drivers comply with road rules and thereby reducing traffic violations and accidents according to a Griffith University study. Dr Lyndel Bates from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and QUT researchers ... Read More »

Food allergy study needs parents of young children
Food allergy study needs parents of young children July 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) researchers are inviting parents of children under two years of age to participate in a study on food allergies. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas said USQ was currently seeking parents with children aged 0-24months ... Read More »

Parenting course adapted for dads benefits the whole family
Parenting course adapted for dads benefits the whole family July 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Participation in parenting programs has traditionally been more likely to involve women, but new research suggests adapting The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program can increase fathers’ engagement and benefit the whole family. Triple P founder and ... Read More »

No change to hot water bottle mandatory safety standard
No change to hot water bottle mandatory safety standard July 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The ACCC has completed its review of the mandatory safety standard for hot water bottles and concluded it should be maintained in its current form. The review found widespread industry compliance with the mandatory standard and that many suppliers choose ... Read More »

Cotton wool kids have say on school playground safety
Cotton wool kids have say on school playground safety July 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

CDU lecturer Dr Brendon Hyndman recently interviewed school students about playground safety influences. A culture of risk anxiety could be causing teachers and parents to wrap school children in cotton wool, according to a Charles Darwin University researcher. International Graduate ... Read More »

Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss
Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss July 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of young children who experience hearing loss are influenced by a number of external factors when deciding whether their child will use speech or sign language, or be multilingual, research from Charles Sturt University (CSU) has shown. Professor Sharynne ... Read More »

Foster care experiences need to be told
Foster care experiences need to be told July 10, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers are urging more people to tell their stories of being involved in foster care in the hopes of better understanding the impact of foster care on children and families. The study, being conducted in South Australia ... Read More »

NSW parents offered free face-to-face parenting support
NSW parents offered free face-to-face parenting support July 3, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents of children with a disability in New South Wales are being offered two years of free evidence-based parenting support, under a world-first research project led by the University of Sydney. Free seminars and one-on-one parenting sessions are available through ... Read More »







 
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