News & Events

9 05, 2019

Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS) Key Worker

By |2019-05-09T14:45:54+10:00May 9th, 2019|

Applications Close: 9 am on Friday 24th May 2019 The Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS) Key Worker position is 0.6EFT. Ongoing About the Position and the Person As an ECIS Key Worker you will be responsible for: Working directly with a specific case load of children from birth to seven years that have developmental delays or disabilities Working with families and community workers to support the development and inclusion of the ECIS child into their natural settings Individual assessment, goal setting and therapeutic planning with families in a partnership model Working as part of a transdisciplinary team Annual and term [...]

1 05, 2019

Community Wellbeing in Romsey and Lancefield

By |2019-05-01T15:14:09+10:00May 1st, 2019|

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 [...]

24 04, 2019

Free Parenting Support and Information Consultations

By |2019-04-24T17:17:29+10:00April 24th, 2019|

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 [...]

17 04, 2019

Hear from Cobaw’s clinicians at kindergarten information session

By |2019-04-17T17:37:49+10:00April 17th, 2019|

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

17 04, 2019

Parent Workshop: Boardmaker Online

By |2019-04-17T17:39:53+10:00April 17th, 2019|

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&

17 04, 2019

Parent Workshop: ASD, Anxiety and School Refusal

By |2019-04-23T10:46:12+10:00April 17th, 2019|

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&

21 03, 2019

Romsey and Lancefield Community Wellbeing Project

By |2019-03-21T09:06:45+10:00March 21st, 2019|

Do you live or work in Romsey or Lancefield? Are you interested in helping design how mental health and wellbeing is supported in your community? Are you ready to take part in a new local strategy in partnership with Swinburne University and Cobaw Community Health? Cobaw Community Health and Swinburne University would like to partner with the Romsey and Lancefield communities to identify and implement actions to improve local mental health and wellbeing. There are many community level improvements that can be made to prevent issues like anxiety, depression and isolation. Finding the right activities for the local area can [...]

20 03, 2019

Kyneton Community Project Awarded $10,000 – Launching Soon

By |2019-03-20T16:51:22+10:00March 20th, 2019|

Media release from Creativity Australia: We have just awarded seed funding to start up new With One Voice choir programs to 5 organisations around Australia and we are thrilled to let you know that a local Kyneton group were one of the 5 successful applicants. Carly Visscher, applied for the grant on behalf of Cobaw Community Health. Cobaw already provides a broad range of programs and services to the Macedon Ranges and surrounding communities and thought the With One Voice choir model would be a great asset to sit within their Community Connections program . Carly’s application caught the eye [...]

20 03, 2019

Specialist Trans and Gender Diverse Training for Healthcare Professionals

By |2019-03-20T14:23:12+10:00March 20th, 2019|

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 [...]