Defines the types of supported playgroups in operation in Australia, and assesses the evidence for their benefits for parents and children.
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10 positive actions a parent can take if they learn their child is bullying others
This paper provides background information about children who bully.
This guide aims to provide practitioners and other professionals with information on school bullying and ways to work with a child who is bullying.
A guide to help parents recognise the signs that their child might be bullying others, and provide ways to constructively address the behaviour
A brief overview of the evidence-based principles of parent-skills training
Outlines definitions of cyberbullying, differences between cyberbullying and offline bullying, and parents' roles in dealing with cyberbullying.
Issues for the safety and wellbeing of children in families with multiple and complex problems: The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
Examines bullying and its impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, and the significance of family relationships in dealing with bullying.
Looking at "postvention"for families - activities that can assist those bereaved by suicide to cope with what has occurred.