Resources: Parent and carer

2021

  • Children’s University: Learning activities. More 
  • Daniel Morcombe Foundation: Keeping Kids Safe. More 
  • Positive Parenting: The Friendship Connection: Helping Kids Fit In! More
  • QLD Government: oneplace Community Services Directory. More

2020

  • AIFS: Parent Peer Support in Child Welfare: A Family-inclusive Practice. More
  • AIFS Child Family Community Australia: Using research to answer practice questions. More
  • Anchor: Podcast | Pregnancy and Alcohol: The Surprising Reality.  More
  • Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation: Online safety Family Bingo activity. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Thoughtful parenting kit. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Five different parenting systems explained. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Bringing Up Great Kids website. More
  • Australian Council on Children and the Media: Children’s screen content matters: reviews, information, advocacy. More
  • Boys Town: help for parents. More
  • Canadian Government: Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Tip Sheets. More
  • CYDA: Disability services and supports in the early years. More
  • DSS: Disability Royal Commission support services locator. More
  • Emerging Minds: The While I’m Away app designed to help parents support the mental health & wellbeing of their child should they need to be cared for by someone else. More
  • Emerging Minds: Working with separating parents to support children’s wellbeing – learning from evidence-based programs. More
  • Evidence for Learning (UK): Resources for working with parents on language and numeracy. More
  • Generation Next: How parents/carers can build learning strengths in children. More
  • GHM: Breastfeeding video to support and inform mothers, from breast attachment to benefits to baby. More
  • Gonski Institute for Education, UNSW: Parent and caregiver resources. More
  • Karitane: Parenting & pandemic support. More
  • NOFASD: Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder toolkit for parents, caregivers and families. More
  • NOFASD: Planning a successful birthday party for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. More
  • OAIC: Privacy tips for parents and carers. More
  • Parenting Inside Out: Evidence based parenting program for incarcerated parents. More
  • Parenting Research Centre: Reframing parenting – changing the conversation about parenting. More
  • Parenting Research Centre: Reframing Parenting eLearning course. More
  • Parenting Research Centre: Telepractice extension: Family services. More
  • Playing IT Safe: Helping parents, carers and educators teach young children how to stay safe online. More
  • Positive Choices: Drug and alcohol resources for parents, carers, teachers and students. More
  • Positive Parenting News: Helping kids cope with anxiety. More
  • Rainbow Families: Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Guide. More
  • Raising Children: Personal boundaries activity for children aged 3-15 years: More
  • Raising Children: Parenting resources translated into languages other than English. More
  • Raising Children: Pathway to NDIS support for children aged seven years and over. More
  • Raising Children: Enjoying time with your child: tips for building your relationship. More

APPS, PODCASTS & VIDEO RECORDINGS

  • ABC: Prof Sharon Goldfeld: how right@home improves parenting skills & maternal mental health. More
  • AIFS: Webinar recording, Putting children first: Changing how we communicate with parents to improve children’s outcomes. More
  • Bright Tomorrows: download the app to access over 1000 meaningful moments and tips to help build young brains. More
  • Carers Australia: Video | The lived experiences of young carers. More
  • Centre for Community Child Health: Raising Learners podcast series. More
  • Family Inclusion Network: Shared Strength – Global Day of Parents Forum 2020. More
  • Life Course Centre Families Under Pressure Podcast Series. More
  • Harvard CDC: Podcast series: The Brain Architects. More
  • Murdoch Children’s Research Institute: Podcast series. More
  • NOFASD Australia: Podcast Pregnancy and alcohol – the surprising reality. More
  • NOFASD Australia: Webinars for building carer resilience. More
  • Parents at Work: Father Hood monthly podcast, for dads, by dads. More
  • Positive Parenting News: Audio interview: Self-control – critical skill for kids! More
  • Tandem Carers: Video | Building a compassionate mental health system for families. More
  • Triple J Hack: What it’s like to become a parent to your younger sibling. More
  • UNSW: Recorded webinar: Growing Up Digitally, a guide for parents. More
  • UQ: Parenting in a Pandemic podcasts. More

PARENTS / CARERS OF CHILDREN IN THE EARLY YEARS

  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Poster for services to help parents of babies feel welcome. More
  • Australian Government: Practical resources to help parents support their child’s literacy & numeracy skills. More
  • CELA: Helping families facilitate learning through play while learning from home. More
  • CELA: New app helps parents to support children’s brain development. More
  • Child Mind Institute: Parents Guide to Developmental Milestones. More
  • Emerging Minds: Supporting parents of 4-8-year-old children with mild to moderate anxiety. More
  • Raising Children: Negative consequences: how to use them in behaviour management. More
  • Raising Children: Access first 1000 days (conception-2 years) resources to support parents & carers. More
  • Raising Children: Special dad time: how to make it happen. More
  • Raising Children: The first 1000 days of parenting: looking after yourself. More

PARENTS / CARERS OF TEENS AND TWEENS

  • Alcohol Think Again: Negative effects of alcohol on teens – reduce risk to those under 18 years of age. More
  • AMF: Media Literacy Lab, digital learning for students aged 12 to 16 – teaching a generation to fact check. More
  • eChildhood: Comprehensive collection of resources for parents of teens. More
  • Impact (ICI publication): Teen sibs speak out. More
  • Primary Ethics: Ethics activities to ponder at home with parents and carers. More
  • UNSW: Moving from primary to high school: How you can help your child make the transition. More

CARING FOR ADULTS

  • NDIS: Disability in the Bush. More
  • SLN: Sibling Survival Guide: indispensable info for brothers & sisters of adults with disabilities. More
  • My Aged Care: Your guide to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services: Supporting you to live at home. More
  • My Aged Care: Steps to enter an aged care home. More