Event Reflection: Establishing a whole of organisation Monitoring and Evaluation system – Mission Australia (AES Seminar session)

November 15, 2022

Speakers: Rachel Christie (National Manager, MA Centre for Evidence and Insights) and Cherie Pereth (Impact Measurement and Evaluation Manager),Mission Australia Date and time: Monday 22nd August 2022 5:30 – 7:00pm AEST Format: Recording available below Overview: This seminar provided a comprehensive overview of Mission Australia’s journey over 5-years to establish an integrated approach to evidence, insights and…

OPEN Forum – Unlocking Key Ingredients in Cross Sector Partnerships – Perspectives from Child and Family Services, and Adult Mental Health Working with Parents and Children

October 28, 2022

Date: 30 August 2022 Format: Online Organisers: Outcomes, Practice and Evidence Network View the recording here Event Host: The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre), and the Victorian Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Program There is a growing awareness of the need to develop service responses that…

Event Reflection: Approaches to support child mental health in culturally and linguistically diverse communities

August 4, 2022

Date: 3 May 2022 Presenters:  Anagha Joshi (AIFS), Julie Ngwabi (Emerging Minds), and Zakiyyah Muhammad (Psychotherapist and Mental Health Social Worker). Organisers: Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) and Emerging Minds Watch the webinar here. Overview This webinar provided a broad overview of considerations in supporting child mental health in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.…

Event Reflection: Exploring collective impact initiatives and approaches to evaluate them – Features, opportunities and challenges with Liz Weaver, Tamarack Institute

June 30, 2022

This AES Seminar with Liz Weaver, Co-CEO of Tamarack Institute provided an overview and key features of collective impact approaches and the unique challenges associated with evaluating them. These approaches have gained greater sway and influence over the last 10 years, as uniquely place to  to address  complex, multi-faceted issues involving intersecting systems, organisations and…

Event Reflection: Community Listening – What happens when we start with children and families? (31 May 2022)

June 30, 2022

This webinar explored a framework for an ‘inside out’ approach, where families and communities sit at the same table as government and practitioners to inform strategies for change. Organisers: Hosted by the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) as part of their Thriving Children, Thriving Communities series focussed on equity and innovation…

Event Reflection – Webinar on Community Around the Child: A program to reduce the criminalisation of young people in residential out-of-home-care

April 27, 2022

Community Around the Child: A program to reduce the criminalisation of young people in residential out-of-home-care Date: 29th March 2022 and Mode: Zoom Organisers: Centre for Evaluation and Research (CERE), Department of Health, Victoria Community Around the Child (CAC) is a component of the Building Resilience in Children and Young People in Residential Out-of-Home Care…