Seminars, Events, Training:
4 - 6 August, 2006
4th International Conference: "Working together for
families" - The Conference specialises in robust
debate associated with each project or research presented.
Delegates and presenters get to know each other and safely
discuss methodologies and related social issues. CROCCS
4th International Conference will be held at the Seabreeze
Tavern, Lamberts Beach, Mackay, Queensland.
14 - 16 August 2006
Futures" ACWA 7th International Looking After Children
Conference (LAC) - The Conference will explore practice,
research and policy that delivers positive outcomes for
vulnerable children, young people and their families
not only keeping children and young people safe from harm,
but promoting their rights and responding to their needs
to achieve wellbeing. The Positive Futures Conference will
be held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Darling Harbour, NSW.
21 - 22nd August 2006
Resilience Congress: Giving every child in out of home care
every chance" - The Congress will focus on
the importance of building resilience in children and young
people in out of home care in order to maximise their potential
and ensure their wellbeing, safety and stability. The conference
will be held at the
Sofitel Melbourne, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
3 - 8 September 2006
Congress on Obesity - The program will highlight
the latest scientific developments. In addition, embedded
within the program will be a fully self-contained, accredited
course on obesity aimed at general practitioners and other
health professionals that will be designed to provide attendees
with the latest knowledge on the aetiology, complications
and evidence-based management of obesity.
10 14 September 2006
IACAPAP 2006 CONGRESS
- 17th World Congress of the International Association for
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Child
and Adolescent Mental Health: Nurturing Diversity
15 September 2006
OF GENERAL DISCUSSION 2006: The Right of the Child to Be
Heard - The Committee on the Rights of the Child
is devoting its 43rd session for a general discussion to
the theme of the child's right to be heard. The meeting
will take place at the Palais Wilson in Geneva.
Biennial Child Studies TAFE Teachers' Conference
Growing Conversations - Reflections on Teaching Growing
Conversations is a conference designed to encourage dialogue
on innovative professional practices relevant to the everyday
work of a Child Studies TAFE/University teacher. Hosted
by Child Studies Department at Canberra Institute of Technology,
participants will include TAFE Managers, TAFE teachers,
University teachers and public providers who are involved
in the training of Children's Services.
29th September - 1st October 2006
National Foster Care Conference: "Supporting Caring
Families: Meeting the challenges of the next five years"
- This years program builds on previous years and
will offer valuable opportunities for foster carers, workers,
policy makers, researchers and educators to come together
to support each other and look towards the future. The conference
will be held at Stamford Grand, Adelaide, South Australia.
13 to 15 November 2006
People's Health-what's it going to take?
Youth Health 2006 Conference
Sydney Showground Olympic Park Sydney Australia.
Young people are facing enormous challenges and difficulties,
of which are substantially different to those experienced
and less troubled times. The fact that many of these risky
behaviours and problems are occurring at increasingly younger
underscores the urgency of addressing adolescent health
issues in a
more effective way.
Hosted by The Department of Adolescent Medicine and the
NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health.
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