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Making children visible in work with parents
Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts as they describe strategies that can assist practitioners in keeping children visible when working with parents who have experienced adversities.

This webinar was co-produced by MHPN and Emerging Minds for the Emerging Minds: National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health (NWCCMH) project. The full suite of associated resources, including the audio recording, are available via the Emerging Minds website.
watch this facilitated panel discussion to be better equipped to:
  • Outline the importance of practices which respectfully ask parents to consider the effects of their adversity on children.
  • Demonstrate how understanding the domains of a child’s life can help make children visible in all practice with parents.
  • Describe the development of the PERCS conversation guide and how this can support practitioners to have conversations with parents about their children’s wellbeing.
  • Outline the questions that can support parents to consider their children’s wellbeing, in non-judgmental and collaborative ways.

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios:
  • Dan Moss (Workforce Development Manager)
  • Rachael Dean (Child and Family Partner)
  • Clare Klapdor (Social Worker)
Ms Jacquie Lee  (Communications Officer – Digital producer)


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