Ngala offers evidence-based professional development sessions on a range of topics to support your practice. Sessions draw on the practice wisdom of Ngala facilitators and the experiences of participants to provide engaging, interactive learning sessions.
Hundreds of practitioners from government and non-government organisations have provided positive feedback after participating in Ngala’s professional development sessions. Practitioners and students attend from the areas of child health, parenting and family support, social work, child care, education, child protection, psychology, youth work, and community development.
Information and up-to-date research on early brain development and how it links to relationships, behaviour, and learning.
Practical ideas are demonstrated to help share this knowledge with parents in easy to understand ways. Learn more about:
Collaborative Partnership Practice is a strengths-based model that guides practitioners in the process of working effectively in partnership.
Explore a process to effectively guide the engagement, motivation and support of others to make positive changes.
The process emphasises the importance of:
Find out how you can engage more fathers, and why it is important, presented by Ngala’s DadsWA.
Using examples from research and everyday practice, this practical, interactive session covers:
What does it takes for a group to function well?
Develop a deeper understanding of the basics and process of effectively facilitating a group. Learn more about:
Update your knowledge about nutrition, linked to current research on the early years.
Children’s growth, development and changing nutritional needs are covered. In addition, strategies are explored to support parents around:
Explore the underlying issues that affect sleep.
Gain a deeper understanding of the factors impacting on infants’ and children’s sleep, including brain development and attachment. Issues are explored from a strengths-based, outcomes-focused perspective. Offered as an introductory level half-day session and a more in-depth full-day session. The full day session includes:
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