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&
Are you interested in supporting families with young children in your community? We are looking for volunteers to join our Mother Goose program in Woodend and Romsey. Contact us on 1300 026 229 for further information.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Show us your healthy smiles to celebrate World Oral Health Day Children of all ages in the Macedon Ranges are invited to join in the fun of World Oral Health Day 2019 by entering a ‘Healthy Smiles Photo Competition’. Organised by Cobaw Community Health, parents are invited to take a photograph of their child that demonstrates at least one of the three key Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) messages: Eat well, Drink well, Clean well. The best photos will be shared on Cobaw’s social media pages leading up to World Oral Health Day – Wednesday 20 March 2019. DHSV data [...]
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.