Final call for abstracts: HFCC 2018

A final reminder that the abstract submission deadline for the 2018 Helping Families Change Conference is fast approaching!

The 2018 HFCC organizing committee has decided to extend the submission deadline to Friday 6th October, 2017  to allow time for anyone still planning to submit an individual paper presentation, organized symposium, or poster presentation. Successful submissions will be notified by Friday, 27th October 2017.

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2017 Early Career Research Award and Practice Award Nominations Now Open

The HFCC organizing committee is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2017 Triple P Research Network Early Career Research Award and the Triple P Practice Excellence Award. These awards are designed to recognize individuals who have exhibited excellence and innovation in implementing Triple P, or contributing to the scientific basis of Triple P.

Nominations for these awards close on the 30th October, 2017. The successful recipient will be announced at 2018 Helping Families Change conference in Sonoma County.

Nomination forms can be downloaded below:

Early Career Research Award Form

Practice Award Form

Call for Abstracts

With great pleasure, the 2018 HFCC scientific committee invites submissions of abstracts in the form of individual paper presentations, symposia and posters on a broad range of domains related to children, parents, and families.

This year’s theme is Promoting Children’s Development and Well-being through Evidence-based Parenting Support Programs.

We warmly welcome abstracts from researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and professionals that address the conference theme, or a range of related topics, including:

  • Prevention of child maltreatment
  • Promotion of self-regulation in children and parents/carers
  • Parenting in the context of trauma and trauma-informed care
  • Working with refugee families
  • Cultural adaption of evidence-based parenting support
  • Engaging with disadvantaged communities and diverse populations
  • Supporting parents of children with chronic health problems and disabilities
  • Workplace delivery of parenting support
  • Professional supervision and peer support
  • Policy and funding issues
  • Implementation, sustainability and system-level change

The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, 29th September 2017 and all successful submissions will be notified by Friday, 27th October 2017.

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HFCC 2018 dates announced

Save the date!

The 19th Helping Families Change Conference will be held in Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California, USA from 28 February to 2 March 2018.

We look forward to seeing you in Sonoma Valley, traditional home of the Miwok, Pomo and Wintun peoples, and an area considered the birthplace of wine-making in California. A visit here offers the chance to experience the Pacific Coast, San Francisco Bay Area, giant redwoods, antiques and the beautiful Sonoma Valley Wine Country.

Stay tuned for more conference program details.

Conference Draft Program Updated

An updated draft program for next year’s Helping Families Change Conference is now available!

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