• 12 Oct 2015

    BY DR ANDREW PARKIN

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    And father makes three: the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc’s (AAIMHI) conference 29-31 Oct UNSW, Sydney

    And father makes three: the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc’s (AAIMHI) conference 29-31 Oct UNSW, Sydney
    The Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc’s (AAIMHI) conference,  "And father makes three" includes presentations from expert International and National speakers who specialise in family-inclusive practice. There will be over 50 presentations from researchers, policy-makers and practitioners under the following conference themes:
     
    Family inclusive practice across single, same sex, blended, and traditional families
     
    How does practice reflect changing work roles and family roles for mothers and fathers? How do we incorporate fathering into the notion of family that underpins our work? What do mothers want from fathers?
     
    Families in the 21st century
     
    How does practice reflect changing work roles and family roles for mothers and fathers? How do we incorporate fathering into the notion of family that underpins our work? What do mothers want from fathers?
     
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families
     
    How do we include fathers, uncles, pops and brothers in family care for infants in A& TSI communities?
     
    Care for babies and toddlers
     
    How do clinicians support father-infant attachment and co-parenting? How can family-inclusive practice increase fathers’ support for mothers?
     
    Working with fathers
     
    What works to recruit fathers to perinatal services? How do we engage fathers alongside mothers? What are the barriers, facilitators and boundaries in working with fathers?
     
    Family violence
     
    How do we incorporate an understanding of the long term effects of family violence on infants into our work? How do we protect parent-infant relationships while healing families experiencing violence?
     
    For more information click here

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