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Developing children’s social and emotional skills

The following resources provide further information about developing children’s social and emotional skills. Information on specific topics relating to children’s developing social and emotional skills will be made available during the pilot in other KidsMatter Early Childhood resource booklets.

General information

Raising Children Network
Raising Children Network, funded under the Australian Government’s Stronger Families and Communities Strategy, is a national website aimed at helping families care for their children. Articles on a range of issues relevant to children’s development are available.

Kidscount
Kidscount, developed by the Australian Childhood Foundation, is a website for parents and carers that provides useful information about children’s development in a range of languages.

Child and Youth Health
Child and Youth Health is a South Australian government website providing news and practical advice for parents and carers on a range of parenting and child health topics.

Everyday Learning Series
Early Childhood Australia’s Everyday Learning Series are booklets that offer everyday ways to support children’s growth and development for parents and carers.

Parentline
Parentline is a confidential telephone information, counselling, and referral service for parents and carers who have children up to 18 years of age. There s a different phone number for each state and territory.

Getting help

If you feel concerned about your child and think they or your family need extra support, refer to the getting help section of this site, or talk with your family GP.