Contents for Every Child Vol. 16 No. 2


Building social and emotional competence—Alison Elliott

Guest Statement

Promoting mental health in early childhood—The Hon. Jeff Kennett AC Chairperson Beyondblue: the national depression initiative


Depression and anxiety in the workplace—Beyondblue

An early childhood mental health initiative—Judy Kynaston

Recognising mental health problems and seeking support—Sarah Cavanagh, Jo Lawrence and Marie Hirst

Children’s responses to separation and parental conflict—Jennifer McIntosh

Understanding socio-emotional health and trauma—Margaret Sims

If no one hears, if no one comes—Lynn Priddis

What difference has training made?—Kerry Moretti


Implementing KidsMatter in our service—Judy Kynaston

‘A book about me’: The story of a child with autism—Meredith Nye


Smacking: A 21st century dinosaur—Elizabeth Frazer

‘So just how long does it take to go to the bin?’—Carmel Richardson

Meeting needs now—Rita Johnston


Timeout position paper: A synopsis—Judy Radich

What’s in the lunchbox?—Sue Grieshaber

Healthy eating and physical activity—Ursula Montgomerie


Interview with Paul Mason—Faiza Cheema


Supporting young children of separating parents—Legal Aid ACT

Parent’s page

We are a foster care family—Vicki Lucas and Floyd Lucas-Baxter


‘Garla Bauondi’: Fuelling the fire!—Margaret Young


Belonging, Being and becoming—at Mutitjulu—Alison Elliott

Book reviews

PALS social skills program: Playing and learning to socialise (2nd edn)

We are all explorers

Everyone’s got a bottom

Pearl Barley and Charley Parsley

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