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A common concern for practitioners working with parents of young children is how to enter into a conversation with families about what is perceived as a difficult topic. By popular demand, the Training and Development Team has developed a new workshop. Difficult conversations may arise in situations where there are concerns about a child’s development or behaviour, or where there is a clash in perspectives between a parent and a practitioner. This new course explores the context of these situations and the desired outcomes. It considers the skills and qualities required to enter into these conversations and reflects on how this might work in practice.
Course Outcome: Participants are able to engage with parents in difficult conversations
For participants to increase their awareness of:
Duration: (1/2 day)
Dates: Tuesday 30 April 2019
Tuesday 20 August 2019
Wednesday 16 October 2019
The workshop can be tailored to suit a range of practitioners and/or particular situations. It can be provided as a brief session (1½-2 hours), a half-day or one day workshop or a series of sessions.To find out more and enquire about this new workshop
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.