You are invited to join us for our first workshop to improve community mental health and wellbeing in Romsey and Lancefield as part of a local community collective impact group. At this first workshop, you will meet your fellow community members and find out more about the community collective impact group process. We will explore what good mental health means to your community and understand the specific issues for Romsey and Lancefield that you feel the group can work together to address. The first workshop will be held on: Thursday 9 May, 9am - 12pm Cobaw Community Health, 142 Main [...]
Cobaw Community Health is offering parenting consultations for parents or caregivers with children 0-12 years. These consults can be used to access support, information or practical advice and strategies to help you in your role. Some areas that we can support you in are: Managing challenging behaviours Setting boundaries and limits that work Strengthening your connection with your children Managing and supporting your child’s emotional development Building confidence in your parenting Understanding ages and stages of development Plus, other areas of parenting you might want to discuss or clarify Consultations are designed to meet your needs and can be a [...]
If you are thinking about registering your child for a kindergarten program in 2020, come along to Macedon Ranges Shire Council’s information session for an overview of what kindergarten is about, what your child will experience when they attend and how the centres are run. You will also hear about the services available at Cobaw that can support your child’s development including paediatrics, speech therapy and early childhood Intervention. Wednesday 15 May, 7pm to 8.30pm Woodend Community Hall (next to the library) Register here to attend this free event
Come and learn how to create visual supports with Boardmaker Online – bring your own laptop or just come along and watch. Monday 29 April, 11am to 12 noon Cobaw Community Health: 142 Main Street Romsey Presented by Laura Ferrie, Speech Pathologist at Cobaw, in collaboration with Macedon Ranges Autism Network. Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=493976&
Parent Workshop: ASD, Anxiety and School Refusal We are running a free workshop for parents and carers of children with autism spectrum disorder, anxiety and school refusal. Wednesday 24 April, 10am to 11.30am Cobaw Community Health: 142 Main Street Romsey Presented by Dr Katherine Hyde, Paediatric Fellow at Cobaw, in conjunction with Macedon Ranges Autism Network. Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=493951&
Cobaw Community Health (Cobaw) in conjunction with Zoe Belle Gender Collective, is offering a two hour inclusive practice training session for healthcare professionals. Aimed at GPs, nurses, psychologists, allied health professionals and anyone who works in a healthcare setting, the training examines best practice in trans and gender diverse health. Presented by Starlady from the Zoe Belle Gender Collective, the training will explore trans and gender diverse identities, experiences and language with the aim of better supporting the healthcare pathways of community members who identify as trans and gender diverse. Margaret McDonald, CEO at Cobaw encouraged health professionals to take [...]
On Tuesday 26 March come along and join our quarterly network for parents and carers of LGBTIQ+ young people. PERK aims to provide a supportive network that includes a forum for discussion, education and training, development of projects and connecting with the local community.
Best Practice: Trans & Gender Diverse Health Date: 7 March 2019 Cobaw are delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for GP’s seeking to increase their skills, confidence and knowledge in trans and gender diverse health care. The training will be delivered by Honorary Associate Professor Ruth McNair, and is supported by Murray PHN. Click on the link below for further information and registration details. Best Practice Trans & Gender Diverse Health_March 2019
Don’t be on your own this Christmas Day How do you spend your Christmas Day? Macedon Ranges Shire Council has joined with Cobaw Community Health to host the eleventh annual free Christmas Day lunch at Kyneton Town Hall. The lunch will be held on Tuesday 25 December from 11.30am to 2pm. Bookings are essential for catering purposes.