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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 […]

Do parenting interventions work better than we think they do?

What if parenting interventions work better than we think they do? Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Professor of child and family studies at Leiden University and a research professor of human development at Erasmus University Rotterdam, poses this question in his keynote address at next week’s Helping Families Change Conference at Beurs Van Berlage in Amsterdam […]

Delivering to culturally diverse and migrant families: Why are these families under-represented in family support programs?

Supporting culturally diverse and migrant families will be a strong theme of this month’s Helping Families Change Conference in Amsterdam. A presentation by Professor Trees Pels, chair of Parenting in the Multi-ethnic City at VU University, will be one of a number of presentations and workshops based on the theme of working with ethnically and […]

Draft conference program now available

The draft program for next year’s Helping Families Change Conference is now available. The 17th annual HFCC will be held in Amsterdam from February 25-27. Next year’s event  ̶  which is based on the theme of Parenting in a Changing and Complex World  ̶  will give practitioners, researchers and policy makers access to the latest […]

Abstract Submission Deadline Extension

The organisers of the 2015 Helping Families Change Conference are delighted to announce that abstract submissions will remain open until mid-September, 2014. Abstract submissions will now close September 14, 2014 with all successful presenters notified by October 14, 2014. For submission guidelines, key dates, and to submit your abstract, click here.