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  • Family Support Network are proud to announce that we are now the Australian Parents As Teachers Foundational Training Office.

    Our Start Together team – Sarah and Karen – have been working with families using the Parents As Teachers program for the past 5 years. Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an evidence-based home visiting model that promotes optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.

    PAT Foundational Training (0-3 years) runs over 3 days.

    This training is for organisations and individuals working with families who have children from pre-natal to school age. Some of the areas covered will be:

    • Skills in supporting parenting behaviour that strengthens relationships within families
    • Techniques to enhance observation skills
    • Strategies to increase parent knowledge of early childhood development
    • Knowledge in early detection of developmental delays and health issues
    • Techniques to prevent child abuse and neglect
    • Information to increase children’s school readiness and success

    Fact Sheets on the Parents As Teachers Model are available here (4MB PDF)

    Parents As Teachers training comes to Brisbane, Qld in November 2019. 

    Level 1 Training - Prenatal to 3 years
    November 11-13th 2019
    Dexus Place, Level 31, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City
    Click here to register by October 9th 2019

    Level 2 Training  - ages 3 years to 5 years
    This training will run on 14 & 15 November, if there is enough interest.
    You must attend Level 1 in November or prior, in order to join Level 2.
    Click here to Express your Interestby September 5th  2019

    Contact Us to join our PAT Mailing List or phone 02 66212489 and ask for Sarah.

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Coming Events

Nimbin Playgroup
  Fri 18th Oct/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Lismore Playgroup
  Fri 18th Oct/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nimbin Baby Group
  Tue 22nd Oct/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dads group
  Tue 22nd Oct/2019
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

South Lismore Playgroup
  Wed 23rd Oct/2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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