FRSA 2011 conference day two

The Family Relationships Services Australia Conference was my first in this sector. As an educator, I found it a valuable opportunity to learn more about the courses I’m supporting our trainers and practitioners to develop. Keynote Day two of the conference started off with Dr. Fiona Arney of the Menzies School of Health Research discussing Innovation and Planful Implementation of programs to combat Child Abuse and Neglect. The question to answer is: Why is it…

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FRSA2011 – Family Relationships Services conference day 1

Yesterday was the first day of conference sessions for me in this new sector of family relationship services. It seems to my novice eyes that this sector faces a lot of the challenges that the education sector does – an ageing workforce, increased demand yet declining interest from younger people due to low wages and high stress. As well, this sector as well as the education sector are at the mercy of policy makers that…

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