National Child Protection Week is coordinated by NAPCAN starting on Father’s Day on the first Sunday of September (1-7 September 2019).
The aim of the week is to engage members of the community in supporting families and protecting children.
In 2019 National Child Protection Week focus on introducing a ‘child development’ communication frame to promote the messages that:
This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to see Dr Nat Kendall-Taylor (CEO, FrameWorks Institute, US) discuss how the power of communication can create better outcomes for children. These three events will also feature Annette Michaux (Director, Parenting Research Centre) and local sector leaders.
Annette Michaux (Director, Parenting Research Centre) will also be presenting at events in the Northern Territory along with Dr Shanti Raman (NAPCAN Board Director and Paediatrician).
Other key public events include:
Events will also include Children’s Commissioners, Ministers, sector leaders, award winning practitioners, topic experts and academics.
To find out more about how you can play your part this National Child Protection Week, visit our ‘Get Involved’ page which includes information and resources such as: