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September 2021

Man With A Pram – Toowoomba

Sun September 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Newtown Park, Newtown Park, Pottinger St Newtown
Toowoomba, 4350 Australia
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The inaugural Toowoomba Man With A Pram event is happening on Father's Day, Sunday 5/9/21 at Newtown Park at 930am with free coffee, sausage sizzle and drinks. This free event brings fathers, families and friends together on Father's Day for a walk and community event to combat isolation and bring community together. This year focuses on Perinatal mental health for fathers! We aim to bring forward state and national public dialogue through this event. We hope that the event will…

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CQID Bigger Picture Yarning Circles

Mon September 6 @ 9:30 am - Fri September 10 @ 2:30 pm
Free

Central Queensland Indigenous Development will be hosting Yarning Circles during Child Protection Week to coincide with this year's theme of the "Bigger picture" in addressing child abuse and neglect.  Our partners will collaborate with CQID to engage with CQID clients to yarn about keeping children safe and ensuring our families have resources available to them. Yarns will be facilitated by a CQID Staff Member, who will invite clients and other service providers/partners to talk about how they approach keeping children…

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Child Protection Week in Playgroup

Mon September 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Create or Find a Venue, 177 Meakin Road
Slacks Creek, 4127
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Free

We are hosting a family fun morning in our playgroup that promotes that children can thrive and be healthy when they have what they need to develop well.   We will provide child friendly play experiences, engage a local Aboriginal artist to create with families, a mural highlighting the Child Protection Week themes and aims. We will provide a healthy morning tea and each child will receive a literacy show bag which will contain information about child development, local support services,…

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National Child Protection Week webinar series

Mon September 6 @ 10:00 am - Fri September 10 @ 4:00 pm

This year’s National Child Protection Week webinar series has been carefully designed to support the theme that ‘Every child, in every community, needs a fair go’. In doing this, NAPCAN has included a range of discussions that highlight some of the ‘big picture’ issues around child protection. These discussions will bring new dimensions to our collective thinking about how we keep children safe and well. This year’s week-long webinar series includes: Offical launch: Every Child, in Every Community, Needs a…

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Official launch: National Child Protection Week

Mon September 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

OFFICIAL LAUNCH: Every child, in every community, needs a fair go Join us for the live-streamed official launch of National Child Protection Week 2021 by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd). The launch will be followed by a keynote address by Anne Hollonds, National Children’s Commissioner, who will share her insights on the importance of this year’s National Child Protection Week theme that: To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to make sure every family and…

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Australia’s Biggest Child Safety Lesson

Tue September 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Australia’s Biggest Child Safety Lesson (ABCSL) is a free livestreamed event that engages children across the country in vital personal safety education. In National Child Protection Week, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation will livestream two brand new video safety lessons to children around the country. Preventing child sexual abuse is everybody’s responsibility. Teaching children that they have the right to be safe, that they are allowed to say no to anything or anyone that makes them uncomfortable, and that there are…

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What does a community need for every child to thrive?

Tue September 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

What does a community need for every child to thrive?  Learn about some of the unexpected factors that shape how kids do in life. To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to make sure every family and community has what kids need to thrive and be healthy. Not every child or community has what they need. And not everyone thinks about children’s wellbeing as a responsibility for communities and society, not just families. Our understanding of what children…

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eSafety’s guide to online sexual harassment and image-based abuse

Tue September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

This Term 3 webinar will help parents and carers to understand online sexual harassment and image-based abuse, (non-consensual sharing of intimate images). It is designed for parents and carers of young people aged 13-18. It will cover: the difference between online sexual harassment and image-based abuse how to report online sexual harassment to social media companies how to report image-based abuse to eSafety and when to report to police where to get support if you feel upset or worried about something…

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Shifting mindsets: How communication can shape early childhood outcomes

Tue September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Shifting mindsets: How communication can shape early childhood outcomes Hosted by Child Family Community Australia (CFCA), Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) in partnership with NAPCAN and Telethon Kids Institute. Whether it is written or verbal, communication can impact how we think, feel and relate to others. For child and family welfare professionals, the information we receive about clients can affect how we engage with them directly and how we work with other professionals in supporting child safety and wellbeing.…

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eSafety’s parent guide to popular apps

Tue September 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

eSafety's parent guide to popular apps Learn how to help young people safely use popular apps including TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. This webinar is designed for parents and carers of young people aged 8-13. It will cover: an explanation of the popular apps used by young people case studies, research, and targeted advice ways you can support the young people in your life to have safe, enjoyable online experiences. Dates (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Monday 6 September 12.30 to 1.30pm Tuesday 7 September 7.30pm…

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‘Context’ Matters: Understanding, preventing and responding to sexual violence and abuse

Wed September 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$75 – $100

There is growing recognition, and a developing evidence base, supporting the contextual dynamics of sexual violence and abuse. Lessons learned from Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, for example, drew attention to contextual factors (organisational leadership, policies and practice) that create conditions that might either increase risk, or protect against, sexual abuse. Multidisciplinary research evidence also shows how family, peer, school and neighbourhood settings may also contribute to abusive behaviour. Collectively, this highlights the need to…

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Proud in Culture, Strong in Spirit

Wed September 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Proud in Culture, Strong in Spirit This year’s theme for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day was Proud in Culture, Strong in Spirit. As with all Australian children, it is important for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to be able to maintain strong connections to their family, community, culture and Country. Too often though, child protection systems seemingly lack the understanding of, or deprioritise, cultural connection. This can have negative consequences for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

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What you need to know about cyber safety to protect your children with Susan McLean – Webinar

Wed September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Create or Find a Venue, 44 Rutland Road
Box Hill, 3777 Australia
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$5

What you need to know about Cyber Safety to protect your children (This webinar will not be recorded) Susan McLean is an expert in the area of cyber safety and young people. Widely known as the "Cyber Cop", she was the first Victoria Police Officer appointed to a position involving Cybersafety and young people. Susan has dozens of certifications, and has spoken at over 1,000 schools and to 150,000 students all around Australia. Check out more about Susan here: http://www.cybersafetysolutions.com.au/about/…

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How can we ensure children and young people with disability receive a fair go?

Thu September 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Children and young people with disability are more likely to experience abuse and are significantly overrepresented in the child protection system due to increased risk. This increased risk is not about the disability itself but rather is due to the things that children and young people with disability commonly experience like; having more reliance on others for care and support, being socially isolated, lacking a trusted adult or way to communicate with someone who can help, or lacking the right…

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eSafety’s guide to online sexual harassment and image-based abuse

Thu September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

This Term 3 webinar will help parents and carers to understand online sexual harassment and image-based abuse, (non-consensual sharing of intimate images). It is designed for parents and carers of young people aged 13-18. It will cover: the difference between online sexual harassment and image-based abuse how to report online sexual harassment to social media companies how to report image-based abuse to eSafety and when to report to police where to get support if you feel upset or worried about something…

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Queensland National Child Protection Week Webinar

Thu September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Every child and young person deserves to learn about what respectful relationships look like for them: how do we make this happen? Join us for the Queensland 2021 National Child Protection Week webinar, “Every child and young person deserves to learn about what respectful relationships look like for them: how do we make this happen?” The topics of respectful relationships education and consent have been widely discussed this year. What we now know is it’s not just up to schools…

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Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day

Fri September 10

Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day is Australia’s longest-running event dedicated specifically to preventing child sexual assault and exploitation. Held annually during National Child Protection Week, Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day unites communities to make a commitment to protecting kids. This year Bravehearts is asking that all Australians wear white on Friday, September 10, and donate to protect children.

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Building communities that keep children safe from domestic and family violence

Fri September 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Building communities that keep children safe from domestic and family violence Every child, in every community, needs a safe home. Yet we know that far too many children are living with violence every day. We see domestic violence as a factor in the majority of substantiated child abuse cases in Australia. This webinar will explore a vision for safer communities where children and young people are at the centre of our conversations and actions as we address domestic and family…

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Queensland Workshop – Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect

Mon September 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (including Mandatory Reporting)  Children are safest when all the adults around them understand how to play a part in preventing abuse.  Do you understand your roles and responsibilities in preventing child abuse and neglect? Are you confident about your legal requirements to report abuse? How would you respond to a disclosure, or help a child or family at risk?  Can you identify early signs or risk factors?  Are you aware of the little things that…

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Queensland Workshop – Creating Child Safe Organisations

Mon September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Organisations play a key role in keeping children safe and helping them thrive.  Is everyone in your organisation putting the needs of children first?  Are you confident that you are meeting all your state and federal requirements for becoming a child safe organisation?  Are you familiar with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and what they mean for you?  Could you do more to engage parents and children in your work?  Do you have child-centred policies and procedures in…

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