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  • Children With Balloons

    December newsletter

    Our December newsletter provides readers with an update on recruitment at IPC Health in Wyndham Vale, and at Marrickville Community Health Centre in Marrickville.

    We also celebrate Natalie Schreurs joining the CRE, new publications and grants!

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    Congrats to the team at IPC Health

    IPC Health are celebrating their win from the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) Awards! They have been recognised with the Sir Ken Robinson Innovation and Creativity Award for our Surplus for Purpose: One Team IPC Health (Growth Strategy & People Plan) initiative. 

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  • Thriving Children

    Upcoming webinar: Integrating care to improve child mental health and adversity

    This webinar is being hosted by Professor Sharon Goldfield, Director of the Centre for Community Child Health, and explores Integrated Child and Family Hubs as a model to improve child mental health in families experiencing adversity. You can register here

    The Panel comprises of:

    • Jayne Nelson - CEO, IPC Health
    • Alison Boylan - Director of State-wide Policy and Programs, Department of Health and Human Services
    • Dr Suzy Honisett - Postdoctoral Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

    The following topics will be discussed:

    • an overview of evidence of integrated primary health and social care approaches on child mental health outcomes
    • a discussion of integration - what does this mean and how do we integrate primary health and social care?
    • insights into how community health services are developing and implementing Child and Family Hubs for children 0-8 years and the challenges encountered
    • an overview of state government initiatives related to integrated primary care Hubs.

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  • Children Running On Meadow At (1)

    New Research Snapshot

    Congratulations to Tess and the team on their recent publication: Prioritising interventions for preventing mental health problems for children experiencing adversity: a modified nominal group technique Australian consensus study.

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  • HH

    Congratulations Prof Harriet Hiscock on becoming an AAHMS Fellow!

    We congratulate Professor Harriet Hiscock on becoming a new fellow to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences! 

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  • Piggyback (1)

    September newsletter

    In our September newsletter we share a newly developed video "What is a Hub?" that provides an overview of what our Child and Family Hubs in Wyndham Vale (VIC) and Marrickville (NSW) aim to do, how these Hubs are being developed, implemented and evaluated. The newsletter also introduces the National Hub Network, and promotes recruitment opportunities within the CRE team. 

    We also celebrate our latest achievements including new grants and 2021 publications!

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  • Opportunitiy

    Opportunity to join our team!

    Looking for an exciting and rewarding role? We are recruiting for a Senior Project Coordinator to come and join our team. You can apply here 

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  • Harriet Youtube

    NEW webinar - Supporting children's mental health during the pandemic and beyond

    Supporting children's mental health during the pandemic and beyond....

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  • Childandfamilyhub Modeldiagram

    July newsletter

    Our July newsletter provides an update on the work being performed by our team, including the development of a Child and Family Hub workforce model, hub components, and key barriers and enablers that were identified during stakeholder interviews in both NSW and VIC.

    We also celebrate more new staff joining the CRE, and 2021 publications!

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  • Children Gazing Out Window

    NEW Research snapshot

    A Delphi study to identify intervention priorities to prevent the occurrence and reduce impact of adverse childhood experiences

    Background

    Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are stressful and potentially traumatic events during childhood that can have lasting negative effects on physical and mental health.

    At present, there is a lack of a systematic, coordinated approach to reducing the occurrence and impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).  Being able to identify feasible  intervention priorities in this field will help to guide policy and improve ongoing service delivery...

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  • Tick

    Child and Family Hub trial now registered with ISCRTN!

    Our Child and Family Hub trial has now been successfully registered with the International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number Registry (ISCRTN).

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  • Happy Children

    May newsletter

    Our May newsletter provides an update on the work being performed by The Child and Family Hub team in Victoria, including undertaking co-design workshops.

    We also celebrate new staff joining the CRE, and 2021 publications!

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