Where can I go for further 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. The following articles on a range of issues relevant to positive separations are available on this website:

Australian Psychological Society

The Australian Psychological Society is the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia. It spreads the message that psychologists make a difference to peoples’ lives, through improving their health and wellbeing and increasing scientific knowledge. Tip sheets on a range of topics related to children’s mental health are available.

Centre for Community Child Health

The Centre for Community Child Health supports and empowers communities to improve children’s health and wellbeing. It operates clinical services, research and programs. See ‘Childcare and Children’s Health’ for a range of resources and publications.

Early Childhood Australia

Early Childhood Australia is the peak national, non-profit, non-government organisation that acts in the interests of young children. They provide a range of options and outcomes to support growth and development of young children. There are articles on issues relevant to child development and mental health including this article on positive separations.

Australian Association for Infant Mental Health
The Australian Association for Infant Mental Health have position papers to support infant mental health professionals and parents and carers.

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, including separation anxiety.