At KidsMatter, we have a number of professional development tools across our KidsMatter framework. Other organisations also offer professional development, including Australian Psychological Society, Mental Health Professionals Network, MHPOD and MindED. Details of all the KidsMatter professional development tools are available below:
Our recently developed elearning software Connecting with families: conversations that make a difference aims to help you build relationships and connections with families. It is aimed primarily at school and early childhood education and care staff, but applies to professionals too.
KidsMatter is hosting a series of webinars that focus on supporting children’s mental health in both indigenous and non-indigenous communities, and the importance of collaboration between mental health practitioners and health and community services across all of these settings. Details around up-coming webinars as well as recordings of past webinars are available here.
Online professional learning resources about supporting children's mental health in the context of Early Childhood Services.
A comprehensive directory of free KidsMatter professional development events. The events have been specially designed to take schools through the process of implementing the KidsMatter framework. If you're interested in becoming involved in KidsMatter or working already with a KidsMatter school, these sessions might help you support schools.