Family Partnership Training - March

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About this event

The Family Partnership Model developed in the United Kingdom by Professor Hilton Davis, Crispin Day and Christine Bidmead, has been widely implemented as a model of care in child and family health practice. This course is designed to provide participants with an orientation to the model, and the opportunity to develop their skills in the practical application of the model. Key elements of the program include understanding the helping process, skills and qualities of the helper, building rapport in the first encounter, goal setting and supporting parents to change constructs.

Participants in Family Partnership Training are encouraged to develop knowledge, skills and confidence in the processes of engaging and relating to parents and supporting them effectively. These processes are assumed to involve the development of a genuine and respectful partnership. This is supportive in its own right by facilitating parental self-esteem and self-efficacy, but is also the vehicle for the exploration of possible problems and joint problem-management.

 Target audience:  Tresillian In Southern, Queanbeyan and Tresillian Queen Elizabeth II In ACT Staff and Managers working in child and family health, maternal child health and services supporting families in the early parenting period. 

As part of the training, participants are encouraged to complete assigned tasks, including relevant readings and skills practice as these will assist in the understanding of the Family Partnership Model.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION about this Family Partnership Training contact:

Senior Nurse Educator, Tresillian –

Nurse Educator, Tresillian –

Date and location

  • 8:30am - 4:00pm
  • Tresillian QEII Family Centre 129 Carruthers Street, Curtin ACT 2605


  • Tresillian In Southern, Queanbeyan and Tresillian Queen Elizabeth II In ACT Staff ONLY : No Charge

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will only be accepted in writing to

Cancellations received more than 15 business days prior to the seminar date are entitled to a full refund.

Cancellations received between 6-14 business days prior to the seminar are entitled to a 50% refund.

Cancellations received less than five business days prior to the seminar or non-attendance will not be refunded.

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