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HEALTHY KIDS - Supporting children to manage their emotions

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TAFE Queensland Cairns campus

Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets

Manunda, QLD 4870

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Join us for Healthy Kids - a face-to-face networking and free professional development in children’s health.

Topic:
Supporting children to manage their emotions.

Opportunity:
With a focus on social and emotional wellbeing and early brain development, this PD complements the Early Years Learning Framework and provides an opportunity for reflective practice to foster good health and wellbeing of children in the Cairns community, prior to children commencing school.

Who is invited to attend?
Educators in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector and other key partners across the Cairns region.

At least two staff members from each Centre are encouraged to attend.

Venue:
TAFE Queensland Cairns campus
K Block, Theatrette
Eureka Street carpark (opposite Trinity Bay High School, Cairns)

Benefits of participation:
> Receive the latest evidence-based health information
> Supports accreditation/quality assurance:
• QA2: Children’s health and safety
• QA3: Physical environment
• QA5: Relationships with children
> Opportunity to network with local ECEC services, government organisations and non-government organisations

About the presenter:
Neil Alcorn is an Advanced Social Worker with Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) in Children’s Health Queensland. Prior to 2014, Neil was part of the Mater CYMHS service including their infant mental health program. Neil has a long term interest in supporting development during the early years.

All attendees receive a follow-up electronic newsletter and are invited to attend ongoing PD sessions focusing on Social and Emotional Wellbeing, scheduled quarterly throughout 2019.

Delivered in partnership with:
> Inclusion Support QLD
> CDC Child Care
> KU Children's Services
> Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

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Manunda, QLD 4870

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