Connecting to support children who are experiencing vulnerability

Program

Time Session
9.30 am–
9.50 am
Dr Kate Highfield and Janet Williams-Smith
Acknowledgement of Country, welcome message and program overview
9.50 am–
10.30 am
Keynote: Dr Zinnia Mevawalla, University of Strathclyde
Reframing vulnerability: Engaging with dignity for social inclusion
10.30 am–
10.35 am
Move to discussion session
10.35 am–
11.00 am
Discussion session
Hosted by Dr Rebecca Goodhue, Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)
ARACY—The Common Approach
11.00 am–
11.20 am
Morning tea break
11.20 am–
11.50 am
Mikayla King, Aboriginal Education Solutions

Supporting children living with intergenerational trauma

Tiziana Lucato, Inclusion Development Fund Manager and Emma Hughes, NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency

Inclusion: Are we talking about the same thing?

Dr Reina Michaelson and Hillary Milton, Child Abuse Prevention Service (CAPS)

Supporting the abused child in early childhood settings

11.50 am–
11.55 am
Room Change
11.55 pm–
12.25 pm
Mikayla King, Aboriginal Education Solutions

Supporting children living with intergenerational trauma
(Repeat)

Tiziana Lucato, Inclusion Development Fund Manager and Emma Hughes, NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency

Inclusion: Are we talking about the same thing?
(Repeat)

Dr Reina Michaelson and Hillary Milton, Child Abuse Prevention Service (CAPS)

Supporting the abused child in early childhood settings
(Repeat)

12.25 pm–
12.30 pm
Move to main stage
12.30 pm–
12.50 pm
Educator perspectives: Mental health
Hosted by Judy Kynaston, Be You

♦ Robert Johnson and Sarah Mills, Little Swans Early Learning
♦ Sharon Dodd-Gilhooly, Waverley Family Day Care Centre
12.50 pm–
1.20 pm
Lunch break
1.20 pm–
1.25 pm
Welcome back
Dr Kate Highfield and Janet Williams-Smith
1.25 pm–
1.45 pm
Educator perspectives
Hosted by Janet Williams-Smith, TRY Australia

♦ Ellen Smith, TRY Australia
1.45 pm–
2.25 pm
Keynote: Dr Anthea Rhodes, The Royal Children’s Hospital
Vulnerability in early childhood: risks, predictions and outcomes. How can we make a difference?
2.25 pm–
2.30 pm
Move to discussion session
2.30 pm–
3.00 pm
Group discussion session
3.00 pm–
3.20 pm
Where to from here … what are our actions?
Dr Kate Highfield and Janet Williams-Smith
3.20 pm–
3.30 pm
Closing remarks
Dr Kate Highfield and Janet Williams-Smith
3.30 pm Close of virtual conference

Please note: changes to the program can be made at any point at discretion of the event organisers.

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