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Building an evidence base is not a sprint, it’s a marathon

Building an evidence base to support a public health approach to parenting support is not a sprint, it’s a marathon, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the University of Queensland’s Parenting and Family Support Centre, Professor Matt Sanders, told this year’s HFCC. That marathon has been gathering momentum and pace over the past decade […]

Changing the system: Bryan Samuels at HFCC 2015

A former director of Child Services for the state of Illinois in the US says that simply removing a child from harm’s way shouldn’t necessarily mean “case closed”. In his presentation to the Helping Families Change Conference in Amsterdam in February, 2015, keynote speaker Bryan Samuels said simply moving a child out of immediate danger […]

HFCC 2016 Announcement

Save the date! The 18th Annual Helping Families Change Conference will be held in the beautiful town of Banff, Alberta, Canada on 3 – 5 February 2016. We look forward to seeing you in Banff – one of the most precious, protected places in the world. A visit here offers the chance to experience the […]

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Amsterdam is looking beautiful and the delegates are starting to arrive as  this year’s Helping Families Change Conference gears up for Wednesday’s opening speakers. Leading the program will be the keynote opening address by Prof Matt Sanders, founder of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program and director of the Parenting and Family Support Centre at the […]