UN Global Day of Parents 2023
The UN Global Day of Parents celebrates the value of parenthood and acknowledges the critical role parents play in the nurturing and protection of children.
The importance of family and parenting support
Families, parents and caregivers play a central role in child wellbeing and development. They offer identity, love, care, provision and protection to children and adolescents as well as economic security and stability. In keeping with the spirit of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, family and parenting support is increasingly recognised as an important part of national social policies and social investment packages aimed at reducing poverty, decreasing inequality and promoting positive parental and child well-being.
Micah Projects’ Family Inclusion Network SEQ Global Parents Day Forum
Imagine if…the support families received was practical, adaptable, tailored, safe, and early. Early support for families is proven to prevent expensive, harmful crises, reduce generational disadvantage and improve children’s development. Imagine what impact early support could have on the lives of Queensland families and their communities.
Join friends and colleagues at this free forum to share and learn with parents, other professionals and international guest speaker Diane DePanfilis, PhD – Professor, Silberman School of Social Work, New York
Dr. DePanfilis is the developer of Family Connections, a multifaceted community-based program that works with vulnerable families in their homes, in the context of their neighbourhoods, to help them meet the basic needs of their children and prevent child maltreatment.
Day: Thursday, 1st June – 9.30am to 11.30am
Venue: Queensland Multicultural Centre, Brisbane